Library and Information Services Job Opportunities

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), located in Saudi Arabia, is an international graduate-level research university dedicated to advancing science and technology through bold and collaborative research and to addressing challenges of regional and global significance, thereby serving the Kingdom, the region and the world. KAUST researchers are engaged in such globally significant areas as Energy, Water, and Food. In addition, KAUST emphasizes research on the Environment and Red Sea. Computational Science and Engineering enable its research activities. KAUST is located on the Red Sea in Thuwal (80km north of Jeddah). Newly opened in September 2009, KAUST is an independent and merit-based university and welcomes exceptional staff and students from around the world. KAUST offers attractive base salaries and a wide range of benefits. Faculty will enjoy secure research funding from KAUST and have opportunities for additional funding through several KAUST provided sources and through industry collaborations. Further information about KAUST can be found at

The KAUST Library has the following opportunities available:

  • Acquisition Specialist
  • Digital Archive (Institutional Repository) Specialist
  • Learning Resources Specialist
  • Metadata (Cataloging) Specialist
  • Science & Technology Subject Specialist

KAUST’s globally competitive pay structure is the core of its Total Rewards package. Salaries are offered on a graded system that includes all positions within the University. All applications must be received through the on-line application process found at Applications for the positions are accepted on a continuing basis until the positions are filled.