King Abdullah University of Science and Technology Reviews

Updated 2 Jul 2020

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  1. "Great salary, decent community, terrible management"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Specialist in Thuwal
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The community is diverse and supportive. There are many sports and hobbies to pick up or hone.

    Cons

    Social life can be tricky to navigate when your boss or colleagues could also be in your sports groups. Dating is difficult with a limited pool of people and limited privacy. Management across the board is low quality.

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  2. "Great University"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Communications 
    Recommends

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Safe environment, opportunities to learn and develop

    Cons

    Limited service providers ( Supermarket, restaurants,..) limited healthy food options

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  3. "It really depends on which group you are in."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graduate Research Assistant 
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I enjoy the freedom to conduct experiments with less financial limitations.

    Cons

    Challenges related to differences in culture/lack of leadership.

  4. "Electrical engineering, micro technology, nano fabrication, integrated circuit..."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Jeddah
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    High-quality research environment, good cleanroom, many equipments

    Cons

    Hard to have a faculty position

  5. "More than 20 years in Contracting with King Abdul Aziz University"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Project Manager in Jeddah
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible timing and good money

    Cons

    Don't follow the company culture and not challenging.

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  6. "Very good research university"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Fellow 

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time

    Pros

    Very good facilities, environment and management

    Cons

    Weather is very hot between April to September

  7. "Review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Teacher in Dubai
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Pretty cool; colleagues are friendly

    Cons

    None for me; they take care of their employees

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  8. "Good"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time

    Pros

    They have good package for employees

    Cons

    bureaucracy.....some decisions take time and sometime it doesn’t make any sense

  9. "Best place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time

    Pros

    The best place to prove your talent.

    Cons

    Nothing negative in the organization

  10. "An oasis in the desert"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Thuwal
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people, culture and benefits

    Cons

    Location is a little remote

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