Chairman of Dentistry - Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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The King Faisal Specialist Hospital - Jeddah is a 470-bed tertiary specialist hospital located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

It is one of the three campuses of the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre and specializes in Oncology, Cardiac, Transplant, and Neurosciences.

The King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has nine dental clinics and surgical sites. The Department of Dentistry provides a full range of services through six functional sections:

  • General Dentistry - composed of two clinics, offers general dental care for the hospital's inpatients and outpatients as well as medically-compromised patients
  • Prosthodontics - offers prosthodontic care materials such as crowns, bridges, implant-supported restorations, cosmetic procedures, complete and partial dentures and complete mouth reconstruction.
  • Endodontics - offers both conventional and surgical treatment.
  • Pedodontics - provides comprehensive care for children through prevention and management of dental cavities and periodontal disease. Also it offers treatment for all aspects of tooth and oclusal developmental disturbances, traumatic injuries, oral pathological conditions, juvenile prosthodontics, pain control using advanced sedation techniques or general anesthesia and dental treatment of handicapped and medically-compromised children.
  • Orthodontics - takes care of all minor and major orthodontic problems in addition to the facial abnormalities and cleft palate patient care in coordination with other dental and hospital specialties.
  • Maxillofacial Surgery - performs all dental alveolar surgeries in coordination with other dental and hospital specialties in addition to facial traumas.


  • Graduation from an accredited dental school and completion of a postgraduate training program in the specialty/subspecialty with board certification from the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, or New Zealand
  • At least five years of clinical experience, and
  • At least three years experience as Department Dead/Department Chair academic, acute-care hospital setting


  • Tax-free income
  • Married-status contract
  • Accommodations provided
  • Education allowance for up to four eligible dependents
  • Professional leave and allowance
  • More than 7 calendar weeks of vacation
NOTE: This position is open to individuals who have current experience in and are citizens of: the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.

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King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre, Jeddah

King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Jeddah has 320 beds, and is the sister-hospital of the King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Centre in Riyadh. It was established to provide high-level tertiary-care services to the population in the Western Region. more

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Population approximately 4 million, located on the Red Sea, a two-hour drive from the Asir mountain range, which is popular for hiking.

Jeddah has preserved some of the old architecture in the heart of the city, while building wonderful, classic villas and modern high-rise towers. The city is rich in restaurants with cuisine from all cultures and in all price ranges (the best are the Yemeni restaurants).

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia, population of almost 27 million, with mountains and the Red Sea on the west coast, the Arabian Gulf on the east coast, and the Empty Quarter in the middle.

Mecca and Medina, the two most holy cities in Islam, are located north of Jeddah. The country's majority religion is Sunni Islam. Common recreational activities pursued by Westerners: desert camping, swimming and diving in the Red Sea, running, tennis, hiking in the mountains. more