Saudi Aramco
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Job Description and Requirements

As the successful candidate, you will hold a Ph.D. degree from a recognized university. 

  • You will have a minimum of 20 years of working experience in water treatment, including at least 10 years in industrial wastewater treatment projects. Experience in oilfield produced water management is preferred. 
  • You should have significant successful academic research experience or relevant R&D experience in the water treatment industry or in the oil and gas industry, with a minimum of 10 years of experience as an R&D project leader, coordinating a team of scientists and engineers. 
  • You must have a track record of several patents and international peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals.
  • You will be able to demonstrate successful experience in leading industrial R&D projects toward novel technology, from the initial stage of proving a conceptual idea, to prototype testing and technology industrialization.
  • Previous experience in teaching at the graduate or undergraduate level is appreciated.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be required to perform the following: 

  • Provide technical expertise and assist in the decision making for Company projects in wastewater treatment and water desalination.
  • Lead R&D initiatives, initiate and structure research projects, and contribute to hiring scientists and building research project teams.
  • Coordinate with other departments internally and interface with industrial and R&D partners globally toward developing and deploying new technologies.
  • Build strategic R&D partnerships in water de-oiling, water treatment, and desalination for reuse applications.
  • Grow the intellectual capital of Saudi Aramco by contributing to patents and writing scientific publications.
  • Review technical documents and assess technology proposed by vendors.
  • Serve as a technical expert in business meetings and represent Saudi Aramco R&D management when required.
  • Deliver scientific presentations at international forums and Saudi Aramco seminars.
  • Mentor and coach young talent.