Research Associate in Geosciences

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
26 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
24 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

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)
  • MicroCT analysis for pore visualization
  • Geochemical Analysis (XRF and stable isotopes)
  • Data organization
  • Subsurface modeling using Petrel
  • Possible work with fluid inclusion microthermometry after adequate training

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

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

Required Experience

  • Graphic logging and facies interpretation of cores and outcrops
  • Digital Rock Physics, rock rharacterization.
  • 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