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Sessional Instructor, Unconventional Oil Production, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

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Job ID: 16066

Updated: August 10, 2018

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Calgary invites applications for a Sessional Instructor to teach the following undergraduate-level course during the Fall 2018 Session:

  • ENPE 571 - Unconventional Oil Production

Description: Description and analysis of heavy oil geology and heavy oil recovery technologies. Discussion of heavy oil production mechanisms and methods, recovery process design, transportation, facilities, marketing, economics, and environmental issues.

The successful candidate is expected to hold a PhD degree in Engineering and a P.Eng. designation or an application for P.Eng. may be required.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of Calgary is committed to Employment Equity. The Department strongly encourages applications from women.

Application letters, including curriculum vitae should be sent directly to the email address below, together with the names and contact information of three references:

Jennifer Lawtey
Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
University of Calgary
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

The deadline for applications is August 9, 2018.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

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