• King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center - Jeddah
  • Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


Plans and manages research projects independently within a specifically defined field of study, but typically part of a research program; participates in writing papers and proposals; and supervises students and trainees.

Education/Qualifications Required:

  1. Doctorate Degree (PhD, MD, DDS, or DVM) or equivalent degree in scientific discipline relevant to the research field is required.
  2. Post-qualification certification

Experience Post-Qualifications:

  • Minimum Six (6) years of related experience post-doctoral degree is required.
  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals are required with first authorship and substantial technical and scientific contribution to the paper.
  • Independent ability to write at least one (1) peer-reviewed research project as a principal investigator.
  • Proven records of presenting original data at least once in a national or international meeting.
  • Minimum  two (2) years of clinical-related research experience.
  • Experience in working on clinical trials which should include expertise in designing, recruiting, data collecting, data analyzing, and publishing of clinical trial results.
  • Oversee day-to-day activities of clinical trials and be responsible for training and supervising clinical trials staff.
  • Ensure compliance with governmental and institutional regulations while conducting clinical trials in the hospital.
  • Responsible for safety and efficacy concerning all clinical trials activities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creates and conducts research projects that align within the mission and strategic direction of the department/program.
  • Develops and implements new ideas to advance the field of knowledge and promote research program.
  • Writes and publishes manuscripts in peer reviewed journals to disseminate research findings.
  • Works in multidisciplinary teams within and outside the Research Centre.
  • Presents scientific results of projects in National and International Scientific meetings, and participates in Research Centre seminars.
  • Writes new research proposals and applies for funding and grant.
  • Supervises students and trains other staff members.
  • Follows all laboratory safety rules and regulations.
  • Follows all Hospital’s related Policies and Procedures.
  • Participates in self and others’ education, training and development, as applicable.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.