Research Scientist – Clean Technology and Processes | Schlumberger

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Research Scientist – Clean Technology and Processes

Cambridge - United States

Job Title: Research Scientist – Clean Technology and Processes

Location: Schlumberger-Doll Research, Cambridge, MA, USA

Status: Full-Time

Description and Responsibilities:

At Schlumberger-Doll Research (SDR) Center, Cambridge MA, the Energy Transition Tech department is seeking applicants for a Research Engineer position.  Located in the heart of Boston’s vibrant technology ecosystem, the SDR Energy Transition Technologies department is focused on inventing, prototyping, and deploying solutions to ensure innovation gets rapidly into the hands of our customers — where it matters most.  To help us fast-track the energy transition, we are looking for enthusiastic candidates specializing in engineering or physics to join our multidisciplinary team. As a member of our Clean Technology and Processes team, you will be expected to be a technical contributor to a multi-discipline team that is engaged in prototype development, experimentation, and modeling for gas conversion into useable products. Our ideal candidate has experience with both experimental and simulation studies, is passionate about building and operating prototype equipment, is an innate problem solver, open to learning new technologies, and thrives working as part of team to solve technical challenges.


  • Graduate degree (Ph.D.) in Process or Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or related fields, ideally with 2+ years of experience in industrial research, post-doctoral, or similar position.
  • Experimental research experience in:
    • One or a combination of the following topics: reaction chemistry, reaction engineering and design, electronic power systems
    • Planning, execution, and interpretation of an experimental program.
  • Proficiency with at least one programming language, such as Matlab, Python, C++, or similar.
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and communication skills.
  • Commitment, ambition and enthusiasm for science and technology coupled with an ability to work with a multicultural team of scientists and engineers.

How to Apply:
Applicants are asked to submit an online application under Technology on  Please also submit a resume to, include “CleanTech - ST” reference in the email title.

About SLB:
We are SLB, the leading provider of technology and services to the energy industry. Throughout much of the oil and gas lifecycle in over 120 countries; we design, develop, and deliver technology and services that transforms how work is done.

We define the boundaries of the industry by unleashing our talented people’s energy. We’re looking for innovators to join our diverse community of colleagues and develop new solutions and push the limits of what’s possible. If you share our passion for discovery and want to find out what you could really do, then here is the place to do it.

Schlumberger-Doll Research (SDR) is the prime corporate research center for SLB, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the energy industry worldwide.  SDR engineers and scientists are working in various fields including automation, computational sciences, geosciences, and energy transition technologies. Located next to MIT campus, SDR employees have highlighted the working environment, camaraderie, diversity, technical expertise, exposure to new technical challenges, and the Boston/Cambridge area, as prime elements they enjoy being part of this engaging and diverse team.

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