Associate Researcher - 12129BR
Prior experience in analyzing large stacks of images, understanding of pore-scale phenomena, and working with micro-CT scanners and their integrated flow systems are key requirements.
Must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.
5% - Coordinate operation and maintenance of the micro-CT scanner.
5% - Assist other scientists/researchers in use of the scanner.
30% - Supervise graduate students in the use of the scanner and the development of pore-scale modeling techniques.
10% - Collaborate with other KU staff and faculty members to address research activities including fluid flow behavior in conventional and unconventional reservoirs, conformance control, Enhanced Oil Recovery processes such as CO2 flooding, interfacial phenomena, phase behavior, and Earth, Energy & Environment Center EOR and geosciences leads to plan, coordinate, and actively participate in EOR laboratory and R&D projects.
15% - Work closely with the EEEC EOR geoscience leads to plan, coordinate, and actively participate in EOR laboratory and R&D projects. Develop innovative research ideas/proposals, and ensure that EEEC EOR/rock characterization R&D function is working toward achieving its respective objectives.
5% - Participate in research resulting in peer reviewed publications.
- 1. Ph.D. in Geosciences, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering or related field.
- 2. Two years of research experience in both experimental and modeling aspects of enhanced oil recovery projects with a focus on multiphase flow through geologic formations, PVT analysis, imaging using micro-CT scanners, image processing simulations, and pore-scale modeling techniques.
Additional Candidate Instructions
Deadline to apply is July 8, 2018.
Contact Information to Applicants
Director of Petroleum Engineering Program
University of Kansas
Learned Hall, Room 4154
1530 West 15th Street
Lawrence, KS 66045