Research Scientist / Modeler-I , Center for Environment and Water, Research Institute

Research Scientist / Modeler-I , Center for Environment and Water, Research Institute

King Fahd University of Petroleum And Minerals
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Job Description

Job Description
The Center for Environment and Water in the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, invites applications for a Faculty position in Ocean Modelling. Candidates with an expertise in Oil Spill Modelling, Dispersion modelling, Drill Cutting dispersion modelling hands on experience with RPS ASA Software - OILMAP, HR Wallingford dispersion model, MIKE/DHI's, and SINTEF Drill Cutting software package would be an added advantage. Experience with field measurements of water parameters and/or instrument design is a significant plus.
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Job Responsibility
The successful candidate will participate in several projects which include Hydrodynamic modelling, GNOME Oil Spill modelling, Drill Cutting Modelling, and Dispersion modelling. Student mentoring in the above areas, participation in the field program, preparation of manuscripts, reports, and proposals for external funding will be also part of the assignment.
Compensation & Benefits
Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience. The appointment includes the following benefits according to the university policy.
1. Tax free salary.
2. Free furnished air-conditioned on-campus housing unit with free essential utilities and maintenance.
3. Air ticket/s to Dhahran on appointment.
4. Annual repatriation air ticket/s for family members up to four persons.
5. 30 days of paid vacation.
6. Assistance with local tuition fees for school-aged dependent children.
7. Transportation allowance
8. Free health care at KFUPM Clinic
9. End-of-service gratuity after two (2) years of continuous service.
The KFUPM campus has a range of facilities including a medical and dental clinic, health club with swimming pool, an extensive library, computing, research and teaching laboratory facilities, a recreation center and a private beach.
Applicants must have an earned a Doctoral degree in oceanography and/or numerical ocean modelling or related scientific field. A combination of experimental and theoretical experience in the area of ocean modelling and oil spill modelling, strong simulation skills, strong computing skills, including numerical modeling and coding experience are required as is the ability to work and interact within a well-established multidisciplinary research team which includes faculty, scientist, research engineer, postdoc and research staff.
Special Instructions to Applicants
1. Applications are invited for faculty positions as soon as possible at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
2. Applicants must be fluent in English as it is the medium of instruction in the University.
Contact Information
Assistant Director of Faculty Affairs
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
KFUPM Box 5005, Dhahran 31261
Saudi Arabia
Email: [Confidential Information]
Telephone: +966 13 860-7854
Fax: +966 13 860-1273

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