School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure and Society

Research Fellow in Quantitative 4D seismic analysis

Grade 7 32,817 - 40,322 or Grade 8 41,528 - 49,553 D.o.E
Ref: IRC23911

The Edinburgh Time-Lapse Project (ETLP) is a mature, UK-based, university research consortium with over nineteen years of experience in the field of quantitative interpretation of 4D seismic data. The size of our research team fluctuates in size each year but typically consists of a lead researcher, Assistant Professors, a Research Fellow, SRAs, RAs, and twelve PhD students. The project is now in its seventh phase, and this will last until June 2021. Our particular specialisation is the integration of reservoir engineering and time-lapsed seismic data at an in-depth and at a practical level that is relatively unique to academia. To maintain our practical, multi-disciplinary data-centric perspective, a key driver in ETLP research is the data donated from our sponsors. Our project portfolio covers clastic, chalk and hard-rock carbonate fields from the North Sea, Norwegian Sea, Campos Basin, West Coast Africa, North America, and Gulf of Mexico.

As a member of the ETLP team you will work extensively in the field of 4D QI for industry application. You are expected to have an excellent working knowledge of industry-standard software, and solid, up-to-date coding skills. There is industry interaction on a daily basis, therefore it is important that you possess the experience of working for a company in the O&G sector. The majority of your time in this post will be dedicated to independent research on 4D seismic analysis using field datasets donated by sponsors. We will encourage you to publish your findings in the relevant journals. You must be a team player, willing to support students and staff, and to take on a share of administrative duties of the group to support and expand our activities. In addition, you must be capable of supporting and, eventually, supervising PhD students to full term.

The successful candidate will have a Masters or PhD in Geophysics or a related subject.

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Closing date: 24th November 2019.

posted: 10 October 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.