Academic Promotions

The academic promotion is the most important decision made by the academic departments and boards of colleges and Scientific Council. Academic promotion is the subject of rules and regulations among with a minimum requirement of high standard scientific publications, innovations and patents.  These scientific achievements not only help the faculty member to get promoted, but also work to improve the standard of scientific research and the so the university ranking 


Appointment to Assistant Professor and Above

The faculty member is the most important basic unit of the university output.  Therefore, the decision to recommend the appointment of the faculty member can be considered the most important decision taken by the academic departments and boards of colleges and Scientific Council.  Due to the extreme importance of such a decision, the university has set rules and regulations to ensure the best selection of faculty with outstanding quality, efficiency, and creativity.


Transfer

The faculty member and his equivalents can be transferred within the scope of his scientific specialization from one department to another within the college or from one college to another according to a decision from the President of the University based on the Scientific Council recommendation.


Service Termination & Contract

The faculty member service is terminated by one of the following reasons:

Resignation, retirement request, health disability, and others.


Scientific Consultations

The faculty member can do part-time consultations to a governmental or private sector, regional or international organizations for which the Kingdom is the’ headquarter.


Scientific Attachment

The faculty members can go for scientific attachment outside the University headquarters in a scientific mission, or to teach outside the Kingdom. Scientific attachment can also be in the form of conducting research in a center or a University other than his during the summer vacation.


Sabbatical leave

A faculty member can be exempted from his/her academic duties at the college for a specified period of time for the purpose of scientific research,  scholarship, or to improve his educational and practical 


Scientific Publications

 The production submitted for publication at the University, the following:

  • Scientific Thesis
  • Scientific Research
  • The Systematic Textbooks
  • Works and Office References
  • Translators of references, textbooks and other
  • Investigation
  • Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
  • What  the Scientific Council sees as valid for publication


Publication in classified journals

  1. A copy of the research published in the journal
  2. A screen shot showing the name of the journal in the scientific council Approved list for the Excellence Reward, highlighted in a different color.
  3. The Approvals of the department and college councils and the official authority.
  4. A photo of your national ID.

The Excellence Reward

The excellence reward is calculated from the basic salary of the first degree of the career according to:

  • Scientific Publishing
  • Local, Regional, Global Scientific awards.
  • Scientific innovation, innovation in Biotechnology, Medical, Medical drugs, Patent.
  • Conduct a rare surgery.
  • Excellence Awards for members of King Fahd University Hospital.

  1. A copy of the research published in the journal
  2. A screen shot showing the name of the journal in the scientific council Approved list for the Excellence Reward, highlighted in a different color.
  3. The Approvals of the department and college councils and the official authority.
  4. A photo of your national ID.

        Scientific Society

        Establishing scientific societies accordance to the rules of scientific societies in Saudi universities will be considered by the scientific council.