Reservoir Engineer Illinois State Geological Survey, Prairie Research Institute University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Illinois State Geological Survey, part of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois, is seeking a Visiting Assistant or Associate Scientist, Reservoir Engineer (assistant or associate level is dependent on qualifications) to develop, plan, conduct, direct, and participate in research on oil reservoirs and EOR methods, and on carbon dioxide storage in brine saturated formations and including modeling of subsurface fluid flow and assessing reservoir suitability for sequestration based on best practices in reservoir engineering. Qualifications include a master's degree in petroleum engineering, chemical engineering, or other related discipline (a Ph.D. is preferred). 8 years' related research or industry experience with a master's degree or at least 5 years' related research or industry experience with a Ph.D. Experience in conducting original and high quality reservoir engineering and fluid flow modeling research projects, natural gas storage, CO2 storage, oil reservoir, or coalbed methane and/or multi-phase contaminant transport. Applications must be received by February 14, 2019. For additional information, including instructions on how to apply, please visit https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board or contact Lori Walston-Vonderharr, Human Resources, Prairie Research Institute at email@example.com. The University, which conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer, is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.
About Prairie Research Institute
The Prairie Research Institute (PRI), a research and service institute of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign centrally located between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis, houses five large scientific surveys covering a wide range of expertise including biology, water resources, climate, geology, sustainable technology, and archaeology. PRI’s mission is to provide objective, integrated scientific research and service that allow citizens and decision-makers to make choices that ensure sustainable economic development, enduring environmental quality, and cultural resource preservation for the people, businesses, and governments of Illinois. Learn more at go.illinois.edu/PRIjobs.