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University of Wyoming – Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute

Research Scientist, Assistant (Position #4894)

Petroleum or Reservoir Engineer

The Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute (EORI) at the University of Wyoming invites applications for an Assistant Research Scientist. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with EORI leadership and fellow researchers to support project work for our oil and gas industry partners. Familiarity with oil generation, migration, accumulation and reservoir characteristics, as well as drilling methods, and water, chemical and CO2 flooding is essential.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree – Petroleum Engineering, Reservoir Engineering, or Chemical Engineering
  • 0-5 years industry/field experience in Wyoming
  • Position is located in Casper with up to 50% travel within Wyoming

Highly Desired Qualifications:

  • Master's degree - Petroleum or Reservoir Engineering
  • Project and Management experience
  • Modeling experience
  • Professional Registration (P.E., or E.I.T.)

The Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute is funded by the Wyoming State Legislature to assist Wyoming producers with their enhanced and improve oil recovery efforts through technology transfer and training. For more information about the Enhanced Oil Recovery Institute, visit our website at

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We conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of the background check. (Qualified applicants must be eligible to work in the US by the date of hire.)


Application Materials Required:

Application Materials Required:

Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until March 15, 2016. When applying, please provide a copy of your resume with cover letter. Three work related references will be required when completing the university application. Please send application materials to




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