King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Saudi Research Science Institute (SRSI)
Job Title: Tutor
Reports To: Academic Lead
Job Duration/Dates: July Second Week – Aug last Week (7 weeks)
Hours: 40 hr. / Week
Job Location: KAUST
KAUST SRSI 2022 brings together talented grade 11 Saudi students for a robust seven-week intensive summer residential STEM research mentorship focused on student development, science learning, and engagement. Participating students to conduct university-level research under the mentorship of KAUST professors. It is a rigorous mentorship program that includes academic lectures, research experimentation, and intensive academic writing and presentation practices, with an emphasis on advanced theory and research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.
The robust learning and personal development program comprising of academic, enrichment and extracurricular activities is implemented by KAUST staff, tutors and counselors. KAUST staff consists of a Manager, Program Specialist, Academic Lead, and Program Coordinators who work at KAUST year-round. Additionally, the SRSI depends on tutors and graduate peer counselors who are hired in temporary positions for the summer.
Tutor Job Overview
Tutors play an essential role in SRSI. The Tutor directly reports to the Academic Lead and is required to work a minimum of 40 hours per week for the entire duration of the program. The candidate will be assigned responsibility for 5-7 students and work closely with the Lead Tutor and report to the Academic Lead. The Tutor must be fluent in English and provide academic, research, and personal support to the grade 11 participants, and assistance to SRSI staff.
Academic Support and Tutoring:
Co-curricular and Residential Support:
Candidates must provide proof of at least two doses of KSA approved vaccines, and a booster shot as per the MOH’s recommendation.
Candidates must be able to provide proof of Immune status on Tawakkalna or through other approved documentation.
Ideal candidates will have prior experience advising high school students in a science field and develop individualized learning plans, maintain a positive attitude, and create constructive learning environment. They will have Masters or Ph.D. degree with good academic record in science, engineering, technology, or mathematics (STEM) with prior teaching, coaching, or mentoring experience.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to
Candidates are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled.