Research Geophysicist - Aberdeen, UK

at Cammach Recruitment
Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Date Posted June 29, 2017
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Contract


Our Client's Geoscience Research Centre (GRC) based in Aberdeen undertakes research in geology, geophysics and reservoir engineering, focussing in particular on methods for integrated reservoir characterisation. The research is co-ordinated with the Client's main technical centre. In addition to personal contribution to research programs, the work includes follow-up and collaboration with research at universities, institutes and other companies in the UK.


  • Conduct research in one or more of the geophysical projects (coding algorithms and testing them on synthetic or real data) in accordance with the defined work plan, under the supervision of the team and/or project leader
  • Develop a sound understanding of best technical practice and apply this routinely
  • Maintain awareness of new developments in the domain of the geophysical project(s) undertaken
  • Monitor technical aspects of external research sponsored by Company which fall within speciality
  • Initiate study/analysis to resolve technical issues
  • Report research results in written form and through internal/external (conference) presentations
  • Produce all work to appropriate quality and on time whilst accepting individual responsibility for their results
  • Participate in the exchange of ideas and knowledge within the research multi-disciplinary environment


  • PhD in Geophysics, Applied Physics, Mathematics and /or Computer Science
  • Proficient and versatile with all aspects of seismic processing, imaging and full-waveform inversion for quantitative reservoir characterization and seismic time-lapse monitoring in complex geology.
  • Experience in numerical analysis and geostatistics would be advantageous.
  • Highly skilled with programming of seismic processing related applications with C/C++, Fortran and Matlab
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams

Job Type: Contract

Job Location:

  • Aberdeen, Aberdeen City

Required education:

  • Doctorate

Required experience:

  • Geophysicist: 10 years

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