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Job Record #15526
TitleResearcher in reservoir fluid modeling
CategoryPostDoc Position
EmployerLRAP (Enhanced Oil Recovery Laboratory), NIDF/COPPE/UFRJ
LocationBrazil, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro
InternationalYes, international applications are welcome
Closure DateSunday, January 06, 2019
Area: Fluid reservoir engineering
Theme: Modeling the properties of complex fluids under reservoir conditions
aiming at performance simulation
Project: Characterization of Complex Fluids in Reservoir Conditions of Brazilian
Financier: SHELL

Job Description: the postdoctoral researcher will employ equations of state to
model the behavior of reservoir fluids from PVT experimental data, applying
these models in reservoir simulations using commercial software. Support to
doctoral theses and master dissertations and other academic activities might occur. 

Location: Advanced Oil Recovery Laboratory (LRAP) of the Interdisciplinary Fluid
Dynamics Nucleus (NIDF), COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Period: 3 years
Beginning: immediate or until March of 2019

Requirements to participate in the selection process:
- Graduation in Chemical Engineering or related fields
- PhD in Chemical Engineering or related field
- full-time availability

Prerequisite for implementation (after selection):
- be accepted for postdoctoral studies at COPPE

- thermodynamics of reservoir fluids,
- experience on parameter estimation,
- scientific programming, preferably in C++,
- transport phenomena.

Desired knowledge:
- numerical methods for CFD,
- experience in the use of commercial reservoir simulators,

- postdoctoral fellowship of R$ 8200 (about USD 2100) free of taxes

Applications by 06/01/2019

Documents for selection:
- letter of intent for the post-doc at COPPE, detailing the candidate's
experience in the required knowledge (maximum of 10000 characters including spaces),
- full CV in PDF,
- a copy of the doctoral degree certificate,
- copy of an identity document (Brazilian ID or passport),
- up to 2 contacts (name, institution and e-mail) to issue a recommendation opinion.

Contact Information:
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NameProf. Paulo Lage
Email ApplicationYes
Record Data:
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