Reservoir Simulation Research Scientist/Engineer in Melbourne, Australia

Location Melbourne, Australia
Date Posted December 18, 2018
Category Reservoir Engineer
Job Type Permanent


$97,000 - $105,000 a yearThe Opportunity

Are you an experienced Research Scientist looking for your next challenge?
Do you have experience in reservoir engineering?
Join the CSIRO’s Oil, Gas and Fuels Program team!

CSIRO is an exciting and stimulating workplace with challenging projects, excellent career development, a high level of autonomy, and access to the latest research and state-of-the-art technology.
As the Research Scientist, you will be expected to do mathematical and numerical modelling of the behaviour of carbon dioxide and other gases injected into the subsurface. The primary role will be for you to support ongoing projects in the area of CCUS, and the development of new opportunities in emerging areas.

Your duties will include

Develop a good working knowledge of reservoir simulation software and how to apply it usefully and correctly.
Perform simulations of potential and actual storage sites.
Recognise opportunities for innovation and generate new theoretical perspectives by pursuing new ideas and approaches and networking with scientific colleagues across a range of disciplines.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with scientists in other institutions to ensure effective delivery of scientific results.

Location: Melbourne (Clayton), Victoria
Tenure: Specified Term of 3 years
Salary: AU$97K – AU$105K + up to 15.4% superannuation
Reference: 59029

To be successful you will need

A PhD in mathematics, physics, computer science or engineering.
2+ years experience in reservoir engineering or flow in porous media, and significant fundamental research skills.
The ability to solve applied problems, with the use of numerical modelling or simulation, and to develop innovative approaches.
Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills including the ability to publish the results of scientific research in journals, and to present to clients and external sponsors.
The ability to work flexibly, independently as well as part of a team, and to form and maintain effective relationships with a range of colleagues and collaborators.

For more information please view the Position Description.

We’re working hard to recruit diverse people and ensure all our people feel supported to do their best work and empowered to let their ideas flourish

Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Balance


At CSIRO you can be part of helping to solve big, complex problems that make a real difference to our future. We spark off each other, learn from each other, trust each other and collaborate to achieve more than we could individually in a supportive, rewarding, inclusive and truly flexible environment.

Apply Online

To apply online, please provide a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role.

Applications Close

Sunday, 3rd February, 2019

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