Research Associate, Petroleum Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
26 Jul 2022
End of advertisement period
23 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Purpose

  • 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.
  • To develop an in-house simulator related to chemical EOR
  • Capability to run different simulation runs related to chemical EOR
  • To present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication.
  • Ability to record results in professional manner and aptitude to correlate obtained data in a meaningful manne

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities


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 conferences and highly esteemed journals.

Supervisory Responsibilities

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


Qualifications & Experience

Required Qualifications

  • MSc Degree in in Engineering (preferably Petroleum Engineering)

Required Experience

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

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

Primary Location: KUK – Khalifa University
Job: Research Associate
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

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