Post doctoral researcher in Reservoir Engineering – Production Optimization –

Titulo da vaga: Post doctoral researcher in Reservoir Engineering – Production Optimization


Descrição da vaga: Offer Description

Opportunities at the Energy Production Innovation Center

The Energy Production Innovation Center (EPIC) has opened a call for applicants for fellowship opportunities funded by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) in the area of Reservoir Engineering – Production Optimization.

The EPIC is supported by FAPESP and Equinor Brasil Energia and is located in the University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil. It aims to find innovative solutions for production optimization, including increased efficiency for the recovery of the petroleum resources and the management of the water and gas produced during the exploitation activities. The Center involves professors and researchers from the Center for Petroleum Studies (CEPETRO/UNICAMP), the School of Mechanical Engineering (FEM/UNICAMP), the School of Technology (FT/UNICAMP), the Institute of Computing (IC/UNICAMP), the Institute of Geosciences (IG/UNICAMP), the School of Civil Engineering (FEC/UNICAMP), and the Polytechnic School of the University of São Paulo (POLI/USP).

Currently, the ERC-RPM has the following fellowship opportunities:

VACANCY (code): Post-doctoral (RL1_WP30_PD6)

PROFESSORS: Prof. Denis Schiozer – FEM/UNICAMP and Prof. Marcio Sampaio – POLI/USP

THEME: Optimization of Improved Oil Recovery in Carbonates through; LS-WAG-CO2 Flooding Using Proxy Models

REQUIREMENTS: PhD degree in petroleum engineering. Knowledge in reservoir engineering, numerical reservoir simulation and EOR methods.

Applicants must send the following documents to Prof. Marcio Sampaio ( )

1) Resume and full academic records, including GPA;

2) A motivation letter, in English, explaining the interest in the vacancy and your motivation for joining the research center;

3) Two letters of recommendation.

4) List of scientific publications, Master and PhD Thesis.

An interview will be scheduled after the analysis of the applicant’s documentation.


The researcher will work at the Department of Mining and Petroleum Engineering, Escola Politécnica da USP, Av. Prof. Mello Moraes, 2373, Butantã, São Paulo.

For this vacancy it is necessary fluency in English.

Availability for exclusive dedication to research.

Monthly stipend of R$ 8.479,20 (around USD 1,900 or EURO 1,700) and research contingency funds (15% of the annual value of the fellowship, each year)

1 year.

For more details on the candidate’s requirements, check out Fapesp’s webpage


Additional Information

Work Location(s)

Number of offers available 1 Company/Institute University of Campinas (UNICAMP) Country Brazil City São Paulo Postal Code 05508-010 Street Av. Prof. Mello Moraes, 2373 Geofield

Where to apply E-mail

Contact City

São Paulo Street

Av. Prof. Mello Moraes, 2373 Postal Code




Local: São Paulo – SP

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