ACS Career Fair Spotlight: KAUST

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Visit the newly revamped ACS Career Fair, held inside the Expo hall at the 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco, CA and meet with top employers such as KAUST for your next career or study opportunity.

Who is KAUST?

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a graduate-level research university located on the shores of the Red Sea. The students, faculty, scientists and engineers at KAUST are addressing some of the worlds’ most pressing challenges related to food, water, energy and the environment.

What’s it like to work at KAUST?

KAUST believes that personal fulfillment and discovery are integral aspects of a rewarding professional life; the university makes it easy for faculty, staff and postdocs to balance their professional responsibilities with other aspects of their lives. Learn more about KAUST.

Opportunities in the KAUST Core Labs

The KAUST Core Labs provide state-of-the-art facilities, training and services to the KAUST research community, collaborators and industrial partners.

Video: A Look inside the KAUST Core Labs

Current Core Labs open positions

  • Analytical Chemist
  • Chromatography & Mass Spec. Team Lead
  • Proteomics/Mass Spectrometry - Senior Technical Specialist
  • Physical Characterization Scientist
  • Next Generation Sequencing & qPCR - Senior Technical Specialist
  • Single Cell Genomics Scientist with flow cytometry experience

Other opportunities at KAUST

  • Equipment Planning Specialist
  • Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Engineer/Specialist
  • Laboratory Equipment Maintenance Technician

ACS members, create an online profile and upload your resume to apply for these jobs.

What’s it like to study at KAUST?

Students have the opportunity to access to state-of-the-art labs and our eminent faculty, while obtaining a diverse graduate study experience.

Video: What’s it like to be a student at KAUST

All admitted students to KAUST receive these benefits, which supports students for the duration of their graduate studies. The benefits of the KAUST Fellowship include:

  • Full tuition support
  • Monthly living allowance (ranging between $20,000-30,000 annual, depending on qualifications and progression through degree programs)
  • Housing
  • Medical and dental coverage
  • Relocation support

Learn more about studying at KAUST.

Want to hear more? Attend the Expo theater presentations, “Life at KAUST” at 6 PM on April 2, “My Journey to KAUST – From Intern to Ph.D. Student” at 2:30 PM on April 3, and “KAUST: A Research Destination” at 2:30 PM on April 4.

Want to meet with KAUST and other great employers? ACS members can create an online profile, upload resumes, search job postings, and even schedule interviews with participating employers, all at the Career Fair. Not a member? You can still stop by employers’ booths and network to find your next career or study opportunity.

Find KAUST at booth 1725 on the expo floor! Participate in raffles and explore their research through virtual reality headsets. ACS Career Fair hours are Sunday, 6 - 8:30 PM and 9 AM to 5 PM on Monday and Tuesday, April 2-4, 2017.