Sunday, January 20, 2008

MSc/PhD Scholarships in Computer & Information Sciences, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

College of Computer & Information Sciences (CCIS) has a number of positions for full-time researchers (Male/Female) in Computer Science, Information Systems and Computer Engineering to participate on scientific research projects in information, computer sciences and related areas.

Candidates from all areas of computer science, Information systems and computer engineering are welcome to apply. Areas of research interest in CCIS include:
1. Software Engineering
2. Database Systems
3. Distributed Systems
4. Image Processing
5. Simulation & Modeling
6. Artificial Intelligence
7. Arabic Computational Linguistics
8. Object Oriented Technologies
9. Networks & Internet Technologies
10. Computer Architecture & VLSI
11. Computer Security
12. E-business / ERP Systems

The positions are available for juniors and seniors researches. Journal publications in computer science and/or related fields are required for senior researchers.

Eligible researchers will be awarded scholarships to enroll in the college graduate programs (MSc and PhD). All candidates will participate in teaching undergraduate courses. The candidate is expected to have a light teaching load (one or two courses, 15 hours per week), so that he/she can concentrate mostly on research activities.

Candidates are required to have a BSc or MSc in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field. Fluency in English, an outstanding academic /research record and a very good potential to develop an outstanding research career is required.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, academic transcripts, resume and a list of three references should be sent by electronic submission to or send to:

Dean of College of Computer & Information Sciences
P. O. Box 51178, Riyadh 11543, Saudi Arabia
Or fax: +966-467-5630