Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Reservoir Engineering in Brisbane, Australia

at The University of Queensland
Location Brisbane, Australia
Date Posted November 28, 2017
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


The successful appointee will work in a multidisciplinary research team of geologists, engineers, geophysicists and modellers to trial new lower cost rapid evaluation techniques that assess commercial carbon storage viability. This position will provide the key technical scientific horsepower to drive the building, attribution and simulation of a fit for purpose multi-phase dynamic model of the Precipice Sandstone and Evergreen Formation (reservoir-seal pair). Duties will include research work conducted in partnership with technical experts in the Coal Industry and Government, as well as providing support and coordination of PhD students with theses related to the project.
The person

Applicants should be within 5 years of completing a PhD in petroleum engineering. You should have a strong desire to develop a successful and highly-productive research career in reservoir engineering, good general research skills, knowledge of technical aspects of well test design and modelling, upscaling, multi-phase dynamic reservoir simulation, very well-developed writing abilities, and the capacity to work with multidisciplinary research teams.

This is a full-time 2 year fixed term appointment at Academic level A. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,533 - $87,535 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $75,504 - $102,416 p.a.).
Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Prof Jim Underschultz on +61 7 3346 4592 or

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