Research Associate in Geosciences

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

Location AE
Organization Name Geosciences

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