Research Assistant in Petroleum Engineering

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
10 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Oct 2018
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.

Detailed Description

Strategic Responsibilities

  • Conduct the specified program of research as defined by the approved project proposal, under the supervision and direction of the Principal investigator.
  • Work in a collegial and cooperative manner with the Principal Investigator and other co-workers in the project, the research team
  • Support the Principal Investigator and research group in the design and development of the research program for the assigned project and related areas
  • Good communication skills

Operational Responsibilities

  • Be able to operate certain lab equipments and run experiments

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum Engineering

Required Experience

  • Working knowledge of core cleaning and core cutting
  • Wide expertise in the use of using core flooding systems
  • Knowledge of the theory associated with the area of reservoir engineering.
  • Knowledge of experimental procedures and preparation techniques, especially within the area of specialty
  • Familiarity with relevant laboratory equipment, operations and procedures, including the ability to set up, calibrate, operate, and maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Proven ability to identify and fulfill the academic writing requirements for publications

How To Apply

You will be required to attach the following:

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