Professional Life 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.

KAUST provides ample opportunities and time to keep work and life in harmony – from vacations and holidays to an inviting campus community on the shores of the Red Sea, with all the seaside amenities and recreation facilities of a fine resort. 

KAUST offers globally competitive salaries & benefits that are at the core of the  KAUST Employee Value Proposition.


Our globally competitive pay structure is at the core of the Employee Value Proposition. Salaries are offered on a graded system that includes all positions within the University. 

Attractive Incentives

In addition, KAUST provides a number of additional financial rewards to eligible faculty, staff and postdocs. Details and finalized terms will be available to individuals upon an offer of employment at KAUST.