KFUPM Reviews

Updated March 4, 2015
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  1. Excellent place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Instructor in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)
    Former Employee - Instructor in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)

    I worked at KFUPM full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Stable working environment and grade students

    Cons

    Campus accommodation could be better

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  2. Not so good experience with KFUPM

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at KFUPM full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Calm and nice place to learn

    Cons

    Very low salary and almost zero benefits


  3. Amazing

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)

    I have been working at KFUPM full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Promising university, multidiscipline studies,cross-cultural environment

    Cons

    poor financial compensation, hot weather


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    For a Job of Your Life, You got to see KFUPM

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Grader - Physics Helping Teacher in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Grader - Physics Helping Teacher in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)

    I have been working at KFUPM part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    - Great Helping People.
    - Good Environment for Your Job.
    - Good Housing Place for You and Your Children.
    - Very Great Salary that ensures you a good life with your family.

    Cons

    - The weather here is not that good because KFUPM is located in Saudi Arabia and it is very hot in Summer and temperature reaches about 19?c in Winter.
    BTW, there's no Spring neither Fall in Saudi Arabia XD

    Advice to Management

    KEEP IT UP


  6. KFUPM

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst

    I have been working at KFUPM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very good work - Life Balance

    Cons

    Increments are very poor poor


  7. A very good university with research driven culture

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)

    I have been working at KFUPM full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good environment for studies and convenient

    Cons

    Should have competetive stipend and weekly bus service for goimg out of campus

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  8. Highly conducive research environment

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lecturer-B in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Lecturer-B in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)

    I have been working at KFUPM full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good salary, large number of funded projects, helpful faculty, free housing and other services

    Cons

    highly biased towards Saudi nationals

    Advice to Management

    No comments!


  9. Education

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)

    I have been working at KFUPM full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Facilities of Labs, Education, Residence.

    Cons

    Salary at start is not good.


  10. KFUPM is a good multicultural environment to work in and the everybody is helpful in one way or the other.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Dhahran (Saudi Arabia)

    I have been working at KFUPM full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good academic environment with state-of-the- art facilities, optimum population of the campus and good compensation for workers.

    Cons

    Fewer faculties and staff in some academic departments, under-utilization of many equipment because of lack of competent hands to operate or handle them, inadequate employer-employee relationship

    Advice to Management

    The welfare of junior employees should be looked into


  11. very fruitful

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Engineer
    Current Employee - Research Engineer

    I have been working at KFUPM

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    peaceful environment and good recognition to your work

    Cons

    slow processsing for application processing



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