​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​OPPORTUNITIES in THE BESE DIVISION

KAUST is actively recruiting world-class students, faculty, and researchers who are committed to meeting the grand challenges of science through bold and collaborative inquiry, that focuses on issues of regional and global significance. Beyond the well-established genomics, high throughput proteomics, bioinformatics and imaging laboratories; the BESE Division offers also a unique and most advanced technological academic environment, where a contemporary life science high-complexity vision of biological mechanisms is shared and blended with other disciplines including mathematics, computational science, engineering, physics, and chemistry. 

Access to the some of the most advanced equipment in the world for genomics, proteomics, epigenetics, advanced microscopy, structural biology, and nanofabrication studies as well as access to the Red Sea, provides KAUST faculty, students, and staff with unique opportunities. This combined with the University’s cutting edge research projects in the experimental laboratories, enables research unconstrained by physical resources to address fundamental issues in biology and environmental sciences. To be competitive, we are hiring solely on the basis of merit and will offer an attractive base pay augmented with benefits that compare favorably with the best global private and public institutions. ​​



​​At KAUST, we attract people from Saudi Arabia and around the world who want to create impact beyond their own achievements. Irrespective of their national origins, the people of KAUST are “people of the world” who uphold our values of achievement, passion, inspiration, citizenship, diversity, integrity, and openness.​​​

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Meet our faculty

Sahika Inal

Assistant Professor of Bioscience in BESE.

Professor Inal joined KAUST in October 2016 and her research interests are in the field of organic bioelectronics.