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Job Opening for a Research Scientist Position in Schlumberger (Cambridge Massachusetts)

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Dear iMechanica readers, 

There is a new opening for research scientist position in Schlumberger, located in Cambridge Massachusetts. The position is on the area of physics-based and data-driven simulation of mechanical/fluid/thermal processes. Please feel free to forward the attached job description to others who may be interested.





Job Title: Research Scientist in Intelligent Automation

LocationSchlumberger-Doll Research, Cambridge, MA, USA

Status: Full-Time


Job Description and Responsibilities

At Schlumberger-Doll Research (SDR) Center, Cambridge MA, the robotics department is developing cutting-edge technology for the automation of oil and gas applications. We are looking for enthusiastic PhD candidates specializing in physics-based and data-driven simulation of mechanical/fluid/thermal processes to join our multidisciplinary team. The successful candidate will closely collaborate with experienced Schlumberger scientists and product development teams to design, develop, simulate and test algorithms and software prototypes against real-world oilfield environments. Taking advantage of the vibrant Boston innovation ecosystem, he/she will participate in strategic engagements with academic research institutions and worldwide industry partners.



  • PhD in mechanical, aerospace engineering or related field with research emphasis on control, automation, data analytics and multiscale simulations
  • Knowledge on Linux system and machine learning methods such as Bayesian inference and uncertainty modeling
  • Demonstrated proficiency with programming languages C++ and Python
  • Working knowledge of developing physics-based and data-driven models
  • Working knowledge of simulation software such as MATLAB, Mathematica, Robot simulation software, ABAQUS and ANSYS/Fluent
  • Knowledge on mechanics of materials, stress analysis, heat transfer and manufacturing processes is a plus
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational and communication skills


About Schlumberger Company

Candidates can apply by submitting an application (include resume, coursework transcripts, a relevant research presentation not exceeding 20 pages) to Dr. Meng Qu

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Schlumberger is the world’s leading supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry worldwide. Employing
more than 105,000 people representing over 140 nationalities and working in approximately 85 countries, Schlumberger provides the industry’s widest range of products and services from
exploration through production. Schlumberger has always invested significant time and money on R&E as a long-term strategy to support and grow its technology leadership. Schlumberger
invests more each year in R&E than all other oilfield services companies combined.

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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