Deadline: March 24, 2012
The University of Stavanger invites applications for a three year doctorate scholarship in natural gas hydrate properties at the Faculty of Science and Technology in the Department of Petroleum Engineering.
The title of the project is “Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Gas Hydrate Formation and Dissociation”.
Applicants must have earned a Master of Science/-technology degree, resent degree preferred, or possess corresponding qualifications which could provide a basis for successfully completing a doctorate. It is necessary to have obtained an average grade of B or better in order to qualify. Some experience within kinetic or molecular dynamic modeling is desirable. The applicant’s potential for research within the field of science will be emphasized by rating as well as the applicant’s personal assumptions to accomplish the research training program. The appointee must be able to work independently and as a member of a team, be creative and innovative. The Research Fellow must have a good command of oral and written English.
The appointee must be able to work independently and as a member of a team, be creative and innovative. The research fellow must have a good command of both oral and written English. The selected candidate will have to be admitted to the PhD program at the University of Stavanger with an agreement to complete the PhD within the duration of the scholarship.
It is recommended that the applicants take the computer based GRE General Test (Graduate Record Examination). The GRE tests the verbal, quantitative and analytical writing skills. The following codes must be used: University of Stavanger; 0109, Department of Petroleum Engineering; 1-1611. For further information: http://www.ets.org/gre.
This position is important to reach a scientific position at the University.
The research fellow will be admitted to the doctoral program at the University of Stavanger on an agreement to complete the doctorate within the duration of the scholarship. A qualifying exam (written and oral) is required and shall be taken approximately 12 months, but no later than 15 months, after acceptance into the PhD program.
The program will mainly be carried out at the University of Stavanger, apart from a period of study abroad at a recognized and relevant centre of research.
The research fellow is salaried according to the State Salary Code, l.pl 17.515, code 1017, LR 20, ltr. 48 – 52, of NOK 391 300 – 418 500 per annum.
The position provides for automatic membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund, which guarantees favorable retirement benefits. Members may also apply for home investment loans at favorable interest rates.
Project description and further information about the position can be obtained from Associate Professor Thor Martin Svartås, telephone +47 51 83 22 85, email email@example.com, or from Co-Supervisor Professor Rune W. Time telephone +47 51 83 22 78, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Information about appointment procedures can be obtained from HR consultant Kathrine Molde, telephone +47 51 83 17 44, email email@example.com.
The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in its employment practices. The University currently employs few female research fellows within this academic field and women are therefore particularly encouraged to apply.
The application must contain the following documents and material; application, CV, “Employment Application Form”, certificates/diplomas, references, list of publications, other documentation that the applicant considers relevant and possible GRE test and be submitted in three copies to:
University of Stavanger
Faculty of Science and Technology
Department of Petroleum Engineering
Submitted applications and attachments will not be returned.
The application should be marked st.id.: 30038620.