Our Faculty

KAUST offers superb research facilities; generous, assured research funding; and internationally competitive salaries. We attract top international faculty and students to conduct fundamental and goal-oriented research to address the world's pressing scientific and technological challenges. Apply now for the open positions and be a part of our community.


Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering Division

To accomplish its mission and establish a knowledge and advanced technology platform, research in the Biological and Environment Science and Engineering Division (BESE) is developed around the following six focal areas: environmental systems; epigenetics; functional biology; genomics; imaging/structural biology; and marine science. These research areas bring to KAUST interdisciplinary competences that are essential for studying the mechanisms through which living organisms and their environments interact, providing opportunities for new technological developments to optimize such interactions to improve the quality of life.