Senior Scientist - Internal Corrosion Expertise

Job Description
Job Description
Gas Technology Institute, a leading research and development institution serving energy markets, is seeking an innovative and experienced Senior Scientist. This position is responsible for serving as a principal investigator on internal corrosion related projects for the oil and gas energy sector. These projects would focus on (1) understanding internal corrosion processes and how they are a function of the concentration and particular combinations of various corrosive elements within a pipe, as well as of the operating conditions of a pipeline, to ensure pipeline integrity; and (2) developing or recommending innovative internal corrosion mitigation and control techniques. The work could include field test programs as well as laboratory bench scale test programs. The successful candidate will manage the technical aspects of their projects and to actively participate in lab-based project execution.

Required Experience
An undergraduate degree in engineering or sciences is required. An M.S. or Ph.D. or at least 20 years of applicable experience is highly desired. This position requires a minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience in internal corrosion with a preferable emphasis on energy related research, as well as experience leading a research team.

A qualified candidate for this position must be familiar with internal corrosion chemistry and monitoring techniques and microbial influenced corrosion (MIC), as related to the oil and gas industry. A background in qPCR analytical techniques is desired but not required. Experience related to the water industry would be a plus. The candidate will have good technical management ability along with good writing and oral presentation skills. Candidates should have a strong record of publications and/or patents, and ideally will have a history of collaborations with universities, national labs and/or private industry.

GTI offers an outstanding opportunity for advancement for the right individual coupled with a competitive salary and benefit package. While local candidates are preferred, GTI provides relocation assistance for the right candidate. You must have legal authorization to work for GTI on your date of hire with no further action required by GTI. Gas Technology Institute is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, M/F/D/V.

Job Location
Des Plaines, IL, US.
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