Post Doctoral Fellow, Petroleum Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
07 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
05 Jul 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 (MI), Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research (KUSTAR), and the Petroleum Institute (PI) into one world-class, research-intensive institution, seamlessly integrating research and education to produce world leaders and critical thinkers in applied science and engineering.    

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 run common laboratory equipment for research on chemical EOR

Detailed Description

Operational Responsibilities: 

Running Coreflood experiments (CO2 with and without additives/foam/surfactant) and performing Rheology studies in CO2/foam Modifying and characterizing additives to enhance CO2-EOR  Contributing to project success and achieving the assigned tasks Weekly update on the assigned work progress.  General operations in the laboratory in accordance to HSE standards of the University Day to day running of laboratory equipment for sample testing and evaluation Maintaining laboratory record Maintaining laboratory inventory to manage chemicals and consumables stock up to date HSE documentation and record keeping  

Supervisory Responsibilities

Assisting in supervising Master/PhD students

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

PhD Degree in Petroleum Engineering or Chemical Engineering High experience in laboratory work, preferably in petroleum engineering laboratory

Required Experience

High Experience in experimental work, preferably in petroleum or chemical engineering

How To Apply

CV + Research Interest Statement

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