|Salary:||£36,800 to £44,220 per annum|
|Placed On:||21st January 2019|
|Closes:||21st February 2019|
Applications are invited for a Post-Doctoral Research Associate/ BP-ICAM “Rapid Experimentation” Fellow to join a lively multidisciplinary research group under Prof Andrew Livingston within the Department of Chemical Engineering.
The successful candidate will seek to develop “Rapid Experimentation” within the BP-ICAM to create near-term BP value, making use of rapidly developing knowledge and solutions to BP’s current operational challenges and delivering minimal viable product within a year, and value adding enhancements thereafter.
The successful candidate will have experience of research in produced water cleanup. He/she will deliver focused research on removal of residual oil and/or production chemicals from produced water prior to discharge or reinjection (water flood or, Enhanced Oil Recovery, (EOR)), via modular “polishing” technologies. They will (i) work closely with BP to understand and define BP technical challenges, and leverage Imperial’s Innovation spaces, Hackathon method of working, ICAM academics & PDRAs to identify novel solutions and (iii) access ICAM capabilities.
You will have a background in chemical engineering, ideally related to water and produced water filtration and clean up, experimental skills, equipment construction experience, system performance analysis, analytical methods and water analysis. You will have excellent written and oral communication skills and initiative and judgement in carrying out research tasks.
You should hold a PhD (or equivalent) in chemical engineering and have full-time or intern experience in the oil and gas and water sectors.
The post is available immediately and is for 12 months initially, with possible extension. The post is based in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London (South Kensington Campus).
For informal enquiries contact Professor Andrew Livingston (firstname.lastname@example.org).
To apply, please visit our website: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/jobs/ You will find this vacancy by searching either the position title or job number: ENG00676
Should you have any queries about the application process please contact Mrs Sneha Saunders (email@example.com)
Closing date: Thursday 21st February 2019
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