Petroleum Development Postdoctoral Fellow in Fairbanks, United States

at University of Alaska
Location Fairbanks, United States
Date Posted June 7, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent

Description

Post Doctoral Fellow position in Petroleum Development Lab of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Must be able to work effectively with the PI and Co-PI and co-supervise students, and independently solve problems. The project is a DOE-funded pilot test of polymer flooding in heavy oil reservoir on Alaska North Slope. The fellow may be involved in all the tasks, but mainly focuses on reservoir simulation (core scale and field scale) work. The fellow will also be involved in some lab tests, such as polymer flooding produced water treatment design. Knowledge/Skills/Abilities PhD degree in petroleum engineering. Must have a strong background in the area of reservoir simulation, and strong experience in using simulation software, such as CMG. Experience publishing in peer-reviewed journals and be eager to conduct multidisciplinary

Duties:
University of Alaska Fairbanks Institute of Northern Engineering is seeking a motivated and energetic postdoctoral scholar to work on a DOE-funded project of polymer flooding in heavy oil reservoir on ANS. Candidates will be evaluated on suitability of their academic preparation, past research experience.

The required qualification is a PhD degree in petroleum engineering. The successful candidate will have a strong background in the area of reservoir simulation, and strong experience in using simulation software, such as CMG. The candidate must have experience publishing in peer-reviewed journals and be eager to conduct multidisciplinary research. Should have ability to pay close attention to detail, work in an organized manner, follow instructions and work without close supervision.

The responsibilities include: conducting lab and field scale simulation work and publishing results in peer-reviewed journals, writing proposals to submit to funding agencies, and helping supervise graduate students’ research. Project will also require the ability to maintain confidentiality and work on multiple tasks.

There may be additional duties assigned as it relates to this position. The position is open immediately and the initial appointment is for one year with the possibility of renewal, depending on funding availability and satisfactory performance of the candidate.

Required to submit a CV, cover letter and three professional references with contact information.

Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska Fairbanks that all employees are required to attend training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period of time to remain employed at UAF. The policy can be located at: http://www.uaf.edu/chancellor/policy/04.07.010/

Tobacco-Free Campus:
UAF Campus is a tobacco free campus. For more information, please go to: http://www.uaf.edu/tobaccofreecampus/

Notice of Nondiscrimination:
The University of Alaska is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and educational institution. The University of Alaska does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, physical or mental disability, status as a protected veteran, marital status, changes in marital status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, parenthood, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, or other legally protected status. The University's commitment to nondiscrimination, including against sex discrimination, applies to students, employees, and applicants for admission and employment. Contact information, applicable laws, and complaint procedures are included on UA's statement of nondiscrimination available at
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Advertised: 07 Jun 2018 Alaskan Daylight Time
Applications close: 15 Jun 2018 Alaskan Daylight Time

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