Post-Doctoral Fellow - Carbon Utilization and Seismic Reservoir Characterization

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Work type: Post Doctoral Fellow Full Time
Location: Golden
Categories: Applied Mathematics & Statistics, Geology & Geological Engineering, Geophysics, Physics, Faculty (Academic/Research/Teaching)

Position Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow - Carbon Utilization and Seismic Reservoir Characterization
Job Description:

The successful candidate’s responsibilities will be in two areas (half-time each) consisting of:

Support CCUS Project tasks: Assess existing geological data for potential CO2 storage reservoirs within Colorado including saline formations, associated storage in EOR operations, and stacked storage. Identify critical data needs and assess, verify, and augment existing data in Colorado. Assess, verify, and analyze existing data on CO2 infrastructure and transport systems within Colorado. General technology transfer and dissemination of knowledge and collected data.

Research on Reservoir Characterization Project (RCP) topics: RCP is a well known (over 36 years) energy industry consortium with research topics ranging from fiber optics, machine learning, seismic acquisition, conventional and unconventional resources reservoir characterization (see There will be opportunities to work on different project inside RCP. Good programming skills will be beneficial.

Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in geophysics or a related discipline (such as physics, geology, mathematics). The candidate is expected to work independently and to collaborate on projects requiring initiative, strong organizational and communication skills, and respect for project deadlines.

How to Apply:

Applicants must complete an online application and upload:

  • a cover letter outlining the candidate’s suitability and motivation for the role;
  • a current curriculum vitae;
  • transcripts and copies of the diplomas/university certificates;
  • link to PhD thesis;
  • a list of three people that would provide references that may support the candidate’s application.
Total Rewards: Starting salary will be determined by the qualifications of the selected applicant balanced with departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information. Mines provides an attractive benefits package including fully paid health and dental insurance. Part of Mines' mission is to create a family-friendly environment supported through our dependent tuition benefits, parental leave benefits, and dependent care assistance plan, as well as in special events, camps, and programming. For more information visit:
Background Investigation Required: Yes

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