Position: Research Assistant (Siemens Sour Gas Treatment Scholarship)
Gas Processing Center
College of Engineering
The Gas Processing Centre is a multidisciplinary research Centre residing in the College of Engineering at the University focused on applied research related to gas processing. The Centre is devoted to research and development in areas pertinent to its consortium members representing Major oil and gas companies operating in Qatar. The Centre works closely with both industry and government agencies with the aim of providing answers and solutions to the gas processing sector. The research program involves teams of researchers from different Qatar University Departments as well as a team of residing dedicated professional staff who supervise the research activities.
The Siemen Scholarship shall be used exclusively for the purpose of funding a Research Assistant related to Sour Gas Treatment (Focus: Comparative Literature Study on State of the Art Processes for Sour Gas Treatment and the specific requirements for Sour Gas Treatment in Qatar and the Middle East) under the supervision of the Gas Processing Center, at Qatar University.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Position Category: Technical
Employment Type: Full Time
Position Term: Duration of 18 month
Duties and responsibilities:
The candidate will be mainly responsible for conducting research on sour gas under the supervision of Gas Processing Centre. this will include but not limited to:
1. Review on the composition of sour gas fields in Qatar and Gulf Countries,
2. Conduct lab testing (if needed) on CO2 and H2S composition in representative samples of Natural Gas in the region
3. Conduct a risk evaluation of changing gas quality of maturing gas fields in the region
4. Reviewing major market players for sour gas exploration regionally and internationally.
5. Reviewing the existing (state of the art) sweetening technologies and processes with a price indication
6. Report writing.
a. To independently set up, develop, validate and conduct specialized chemical instrumental analyses of various samples including data processing, using specialized analytical equipment such as Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS), Ion Chromatographs (IC), Gas Chromatographs (GC), LC, LC-MC, Natural Gas Analyzers (NGA), Gas micro-Natural Gas Analyzers.
b. Ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams.
c. Good written and verbal communication in English
d. Good interpersonal skills.
a. Candidate must hold Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering or, applied chemistry or related field.
b. Maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 in B.Sc. and MSc degrees.
a. University online application form;
b. Curriculum vitae with cover letter;
c. Preferably three references including contact numbers and email addresses.
d. Color copy of educational qualification certificates, experience certificate and course certificates (if applicable).
a. Competitive salary;
b. Health insurance to the candidate in accordance with QU HR policies;
c. 30 days of paid annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies;
d. Economy class air passage for the candidate in accordance with QU HR policies.
How to apply:
To apply for this position, please your CV and cover letter to:
Dr. Mustafa Saleh Nasser
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
Gas Processing Center (GPC)
College of Engineering
PO Box 2713, Doha, Qatar