King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is an international, graduate research University located on the shores of the Red Sea in Saudi Arabia. KAUST is dedicated to advancing science and engineering through interdisciplinary research, education and innovation. The KAUST mission seeks to undertake fundamental and goal-oriented research to address the world’s pressing scientific and technological challenges related to water, food, energy and the environment.
Johns Hopkins University/MWH Postdoctoral Position
Postdoctoral fellow position on “Microbial ecology of drinking water distribution networks”
Location KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
Function type Postdoctoral fellow
Scientific fields Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Salary USD $55 – 60 K/year based on experience
Job number WDRC2013_miec1
About employer King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Open Rank Professional Researcher
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