Postdoctoral Fellow, Petroleum Engineering
KHALIFA UNIVERSITY
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
منذ 1 يوم
source : Times Higher Education

Organization Name Petroleum Engineering

About University

The newly-established Khalifa University of Science and Technology (KU) combines the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MI), the 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.

Khalifa University 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.

Since the Postdoctoral experience is transitional to becoming an independent researcher or faculty member, the Postdoctoral tries their best to acquire the varied skills necessary to advance their career with guidance from the advisor.

These skills include, but are not limited to, the ability to present research plans and findings in a convincing style, both in oral and written modes of communication, the ability to understand research group management and supervision of others, the ability to establish contacts and network with colleagues pursuing a similar research agenda, the ability to organize and teach a class or a course if more inclined towards a teaching career.

Detailed Description

Operational Responsibilities

  • Design and perform core flood experiments to characterize rock / fluid interaction properties of carbonate rocks
  • Perform high-pressure high-temperature contact angle and interfacial measurements for several rock / fluid combinations
  • Interpret and analyze the experimental results
  • Contribute to the project success by accomplishing the set objectives
  • Participate in meetings with supervisor / principal investigator and present research findings
  • Write scientific publications and present results in reputable conferences
  • Ensure compliance to laboratory HSE responsibilities and standards
  • Supervisory Responsibilities
  • Assist graduate students in research and other teaching-related activities
  • Job Requirements

    Required Qualifications

    PhD Degree in Petroleum Engineering or Chemical Engineering or a closely related discipline from a reputable institute

    Required Experience

  • Experience of conducting rock-fluid interfacial interactions experiments as demonstrated by scholarly publications.
  • Experience of conducting high-pressure core flooding experiments.
  • Experience on rock characterization tools including, but are not limited to, SEM, XRD, AFM.
  • A track record of quality publications in scientific journals and presentations in international conferences
  • How To Apply

  • CV + Research Interest Statement
  • Should you require further assistance or if you face any issue with the online application, please feel to contact the Recruitment Team ().

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