Research Associate in Petroleum Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
22 May 2019
End of advertisement period
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Location AE      

Organization Name Petroleum Engineering      

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.
  • Capability to simulate and model studies on chemical EOR including low salinity, polymer, and surfactant.
  • Ability to record results in professional manner and aptitude to correlate obtained data in a meaningful manner.

Detailed Description            

Operational Responsibilities

  • Running simulations and performing modeling studies in chemical EOR.
  • Contributing to project success and achieving the assigned tasks.
  • Weekly update on the assigned work progress.
  • Sharing project findings in workshops/conferences/journals.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Assisting in supervising Master students.
  • Proctoring exams if needed.

Job Requirements            

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering (preferably Petroleum Engineering)

Required Experience

  • Experience in numerical work, preferably in petroleum engineering.
  • A laboratory experience in petroleum engineering is optional.

How To Apply            


You will be required to attach the following:

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

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