Research Assistant in Earth Sciences

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
27 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Location AE      

Organization Name Earth Sciences      

About University            

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology  combines The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research and The Petroleum Institute into one world-class, research-intensive institution,seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering. Khalifa University of Science and Technology endeavors to be a leader among research intensive universities of the 21st century, while catalyzing the growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE’s rapidly developing knowledge economy.

Brief Description            

  • To provide high quality research support and undertake internationally competitive research aimed at publication thereby contributing to the academic and research mission of the University.
  • Ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication.

Detailed Description            

Operational Responsibilities

  • Conduct high quality core and outcrop description
  • Petrography analysis (Optical, BSE, SEM, CL)
  • Micro CT analysis for pore visualization
  • Geochemical Analysis (XRF and stable isotopes)
  • Data organization
  • Subsurface modelling using Petrel
  • Possible work with fluid inclusion micro thermometry after adequate training

Job Requirements            

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum degree of Bachelor in Geology/Geophysics or similar fields.

Required Experience

  • Graphic logging and faces interpretation of cores and outcrops
  • Digital Rock Physics, rock characterization.
  • Tight carbonate reservoirs.
  • Petrography of carbonate rocks.
  • Fluid inclusion analyses.

How To Apply            


You will be required to attach the following:

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Passport-size photograph
  3. Teaching and Research Statement 

Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team (