Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) is inviting interested applicants to fill the following position for the Screen Retention Test Project:
Position : Postdoctoral Fellow
Salary : PT2 ($3,880 – $4,960)
Duration : Maximum of three (3) years
Principal Investigator : Professor Dr Stephen Tyson, C.Math,
Chair Professor, Petroleum Engineering
The Petroleum and Chemical Engineering programme area, Faculty of Engineering at Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) seeks to hire a Postdoctoral Fellow with a PhD from an accredited institution in geosciences, mathematics or physics, petroleum or chemical engineering or equivalent qualifications based on professional experience and otherwise qualified to perform assigned duties.
The position is funded by a research project with Brunei Shell Petroleum Company Sendirian Berhad (BSP) to develop a laboratory facility to provide screen retention tests, and an associated numerical simulation capability. The successful applicant will be employed on contract for a maximum duration of three years.
The successful applicant must be capable of working to deadlines as a member of a small multinational team as part of an industrial research project. They will be expected to be able to talk confidently with industry experts in the field of production technology and sand control. The scope of the project includes geology, geophysics, geomechanics, numerical simulation and the successful candidate will be expected to become familiar with all aspects of the problem outside their speciality.
They will be expected to present research results to the industry client as well as papers and presentations in conferences. They will also be expected to supervise graduate students.
Interest applicants are invited to complete an application form and send detailed curriculum vitae including copies of academic certificates and transcripts with recent passport photo, copy of passport / identity card (for local applicant), research interest, research involvement, publication list, one-page personal statement and a research proposal not exceeding two pages via email, with the subject title: UTB/PostDoc/2021/01-SRT – Applicant’s Name to email@example.com.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Closing date: Wednesday, 31st March 2021 at 4.30 pm.