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Flow Modeler

Company: University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Posting Title:Flow Modeler----Hiring Department:Bureau of Economic Geology----Position Open To:All Applicants----Weekly Scheduled Hours:40----FLSA Status:Exempt----Earliest Start Date:Immediately----Position Duration:Expected to Continue----Location:PICKLE RESEARCH CAMPUS----Job Details:General NotesThis position is located at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus in North Austin.PurposeAs part of a multi-disciplinary, integrated research team, the candidate will conduct hydrogeological and applied reservoir engineering research, with a focus on Texas, but with applications to other regions in the US and the world. The candidate will use his/her expertise to work with geophysical, geologic, petrophysical and geomodeling staff to develop single-well to basin-scale reservoir fluid flow models which incorporate injection, production, multi-phase flow, well test data, geological heterogeneities and anisotropic elements such as faults and fractures, and geomechanical effect using various modeling platforms.Responsibilities

  • Compile engineering and hydrogeological data. Model subsurface flow from reservoir-sized domains to regional aquifers. Develop application and mitigation strategies.
  • Resent research results to funding agencies, report results of research in journal articles and books, and present results at professional meetings.
  • Engage in outside funding activities and promote program with stakeholders.
  • Provide service to professional societies, the Bureau of Economic Geology and the Jackson School of Geosciences. Serve on committees as neededRequired QualificationsMS or PhD in geosciences, petroleum engineering or related technical discipline. Two or more years work experience with Master's degree or PhD degree. Ability and desire to work in diverse, multi-disciplinary, integrated research teams. Record of scientific publication in international journals, research performance, and professional achievement commensurate with experience. Professional demeanor and excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.Preferred QualificationsPhD level. Five or more years work experience with Master's degree or two years with PhD degree. Previous experience with CMG software suite and Petrel. Background on shallow and deep hydrogeological processes and knowledge of multiphase flow and hands-on experience in fluid flow modeling, well test analysis, analyzing and manipulating flow model data inputs, and relating these data to dynamic changes in the subsurface including pore pressure evolution, stress change, deformation, and fault reactivation. Salary Range$65,000 + depending on qualificationsWorking Conditions
    • May work in extreme temperatures
    • May work around standard office conditions
    • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation
    • Occasional weekend, overtime, and evening work to meet deadlines
    • Occasional travel intrastate, interstate, international
    • Occasional fieldwork as necessaryRequired Materials
      • Resume/CV
      • 3 work references with their contact information
      • Letter of interestImportantfor applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers:You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure thatALLRequired Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.Important for Current university employees and contingent workers:As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questionspresented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.----Employment Eligibility:Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.----Retirement Plan Eligibility:The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.----Background Checks:A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.----Equal Opportunity Employer:The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer,complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.----Pay Transparency:The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.----Employment Eligibility Verification:If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.----E-Verify:The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:
        • E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF]
        • E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF]
        • Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF]
        • Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF]----Compliance:Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the most recent report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe Street, UTA 2.206, Austin, Texas 78701.

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