Early Career Academic Positions (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)


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Queensland University of Technology is continuing it’s hunt for bright young talent, we currently have 60 vacancies across the board. Of particular note are:

– Lecturer, one position in Vision and Signal Processing.  Tenure track in QUT’s Early Career Academic Recruitment and Development (ECARD) program, salary range AUD84-100k.
– Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow (VCRF), multiple positions in Machine Learning and Robotics & Computer Vision, 3 year research only position, salary range AUD84-119k.

Successful applicants would work within the Robotics and Autonomous Systems group (http://tiny.cc/cyphy), and with researchers from the new Centre of Excellence for Robotic Vision (http://roboticvision.org).  This is an academic concentration of 12 faculty, 10+ postdocs and 20+ PhD students with strong links to other Australian and international universities.

For all other academic fields, to apply visit this URL: http://tiny.cc/qutjobs

 

Vacancies at Chevron Corporation (Drill/Well Site Manager (Company Representative))


Requisition Number:081134426
Job is available in these locations: Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Al Wafrah, Kuwait
Balikpapan, Indonesia
Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
Bogota, Bogota, Colombia
Chongqin, China
Duri, Indonesia
East Kalimantan Offshore, Indonesia
El Tigre, Venezuela
Jakarta, Indonesia
Malongo, Angola
Maracaibo, Venezuela
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela
Tengiz, Akmolinskaia, Kazakhstan
Nanba, China
Monrovia, Liberia
Erbil, Iraq
Overview External: Chevron Corporation is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies with subsidiaries that conduct business across the globe. The company’s success is driven by the ingenuity and commitment of approximately 62,000 employees who operate across the energy spectrum. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and other energy products and services; manufactures and sells petrochemical products; generates power and produces geothermal energy; and develops and commercializes the energy resources of the future, including biofuels and other renewables. Chevron is based in San Ramon, California.Drilling and Completions at Chevron:

We hold strategic positions in some of the world’s largest and most productive oil and gas regions. The approximately 2,400 people in the Drilling & Completions (D&C) team work in some of the world’s most challenging technical and operating environments.

The D&C “Clear Leader” philosophy provides us with a passion for safety and environmental protection, leadership for the development of new and innovative drilling and completions technology, and a commitment to the education and development of our workforce.

The Drill or Well Site Manager (D/WSM-Company Representative) is Chevron’s on-site manager for drilling, completion, workover and intervention operations on Chevron’s rig fleet associated with land, onshore and deepwater locations around the world. Posting will open through Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Chevron has established drilling and completion operation in over 20 countries around the world with an exploration/new ventures team that plans and executes projects in new countries where we do not yet have production. Our staffing plan in each country includes a mix of local staff that is supplemented by expatriate personnel. These expatriate personnel are made up of employees from the countries we have established operations in plus several others. An expatriate DSM can expect a career path that includes opportunities to work in many of these countries or within the individual’s home country, as situations warrant.

DSM or WSM positions are part of our pool of employees working expatriate assignments outside of their home country. Typical work schedules are 28 days on/28 days off, with travel time on the employee’s days off. Depending on local laws and regulations, an expatriate employee can expect assignments to typically last 3 – 4 years, longer in some cases.

Position Details: Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Manages on site day to day operations on drilling, completion, intervention and workovers in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Works in a team environment to ensure the safety of all personnel on location and compliance with all applicable government regulations.
  • Manages day to day activities of rig contractor personnel and third party contractors.
  • Manages logistics for personnel and equipment to and from location.
  • Provides accurate daily reports to superintendent.
  • Maintains accurate cost control.
  • Some positions require demonstrated deepwater operations skill sets.Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma, Accredited GED, or International Equivalent.
  • A valid passport issued from country of citizenship.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in supervision of onsite drilling and/or completion/workoever activities. Note: Each country has specific requirements for non-national personnel to work in their country, initial assignments will be to locations commensurate with the successful candidate’s education and work experience.
  • Strong communication skills are imperative.
  • English language skills.
  • Applicants must be able to successfully complete Chevron’s IADC certified Well Control training in order to achieve certification for well control.
  • Strong emphasis on safety of personnel and assures compliance with all applicable environmental regulations & policies.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply new technology.
  • Experience in mentoring and training less experienced personnel.Preferred Qualifications:
  • A valid IADC Well Control Certificate (or equivalent) is preferred, but can be provided by company for successful applicant after hiring.
  • Experience on 4th and 5th generation dynamic positioned semi-submersible and drillships will be necessary for some positions.
  • Language skills other than English are not required, but are preferred for some positions.Relocation Options:This is a rotational position, relocation will not be offered. Company will provide travel to/from the work location in compliance with Company travel policies.*LI-KG1

    International Considerations:

    This is an expatriate position; therefore willingness to work outside of home country is an expectation. Candidate must be willing to work in multiple locations around the world.

    EOE M/F/D/V

Education Required: High School/HS Equivalent
Education Required Discipline:
Employee Type: Full Time
City/Town: Houston
State/Province/County: Texas
Country: USA
Relocation Eligible: No
Salary:
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Chevron is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Google Policy Fellowship Accepting Applications


Google Policy Fellowship

We are now accepting applications to the 2013 Google Policy Fellowship in Africa, Europe, Latin America and North America.

“It was a complete privilege to work with such smart, passionate and fun people; to be able to participate in important debates with several organizations, and to do research with full academic freedom. I am proud of being a Google Policy Fellow”
—Marcel Leonardi (EFF)

Program overview

The Google Policy Fellowship program was inspired by Google’s Summer of Code with a public policy twist. The Google Policy Fellowship program offers undergraduate, graduate, and law students interested in Internet and technology policy the opportunity to spend the summer contributing to the public dialogue on these issues, and exploring future academic and professional interests.

Fellows will have the opportunity to work at public interest organizations at the forefront of debates on broadband and access policy, content regulation, copyright and trademark reform, consumer privacy, open government, and more. More information about the host organizations and the areas of focus for the fellows are outlined here.

Fellows will be assigned a lead mentor at their host organizations, but will have the opportunity to work with several senior staff members over the course of the summer. Fellows will be expected to make substantive contributions to the work of their organization, including conducting policy research and analysis; drafting reports and analyses; attending government and industry meetings and conferences; and participating in other advocacy activities.

Who should apply?

We’re looking for students who are passionate about technology, and want to spend the summer diving headfirst into Internet policy. Students from all majors and degree programs who possess the following qualities are encouraged to apply:

  • Demonstrated or stated commitment to Internet and technology policy
  • Excellent academic record, professional/extracurricular/volunteer activities, subject matter expertise
  • First-rate analytical, communications, research, and writing skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and efficiently, and to work smartly and resourcefully in a fast-paced environment

Fellows will receive a stipend of $7,500 for 10 weeks during the summer of 2013 (June-August). Exact dates of the fellowship will be worked out by the fellow and host organization.

To Apply click: http://www.google.com/policyfellowship/index.html