Assistant Professor, Petroleum Engineering

Assistant Professor, Petroleum Engineering

  • 525284
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Faculty Full-time
  • On Campus
  • UNAC Grade 30
  • UAF College of Engineering & Mines

The Department of Petroleum Engineering at the University of Alaska Fairbanks invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position. The position is available beginning Fall semester 2024 or earlier. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise graduate students, build an independent research program and perform public, university and professional service. The required area of expertise is production and reservoir engineering, and candidates with specializations in fields such as carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS); geothermal production systems; and low emission oil & gas production systems will be particularly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Well logging; artificial lift and oil & gas production systems; nodal analysis; well test analysis; carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS); geothermal production systems; low emission resource recovery. Preferred Experience & Education:
Industry work experience is desirable but not required.
Required Experience & Education:

An earned Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering or closely related engineering discipline is required. Applicants must have at least one degree in petroleum engineering.

Salary Information:

This is a full-time, 9-month, faculty position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. Starting salary is based on education and experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Required Application Documents:
1) Cover letter (four page limit)
2) Curriculum Vita (15 page limit)
3) Teaching Philosophy Statement
4) Five professional references - include phone and email contact information. You must include at a minimum, two recent supervisors

Applications will be reviewed on December 8, 2023. To ensure full consideration, please complete application and submit all required documents by 11:59PM AST on December 7, 2023.

 This position is represented by United Academics-AAUP/AFT (UNAC). http://www.unitedacademics.net/


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Kenna Metivier, Signers' Business Office HR Coordinator, at kjmetivier@alaska.edu or 907-474-1847.

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