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Lund, Sweden – Project assistant within the CARBONFARMING project, Remote Sensing

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The Faculty of Science, ‎Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science‎ seeks Project assistant within the CARBONFARMING project at the Lund University, Sweden – Oct 2021.

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General Info

Position: Project Assistant
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field:
Deadline to Apply: October 21, 2021(GMT +2)
Joining Date: -
Contract Period: Not Mentioned
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Faculty of Science
Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science‎
Lund University

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Qualification Details

  • Experience with analyzing and presenting different methods of carbon sequestration quantification, such as different models and remote sensing
  • Programming knowledge of C++


  • Knowledge of the agricultural practices of Swedish Agriculture
  • Previous applicaton of the LPJ-GUESS (or LPJ) modelling framework.

We will place great emphasis on personal suitability. Consideration will also be given to good collaborative skill (proven by previous work in a team) drive and independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen the administrative work within the unit/department, as well as contribute to its future development.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The main task of the applicant is to evaluate and improve the suitability of the dynamic vegetation model LPJ-GUESS to simulate carbon sequestration in agricultural areas. This work is part of the CARBONFARMING project and the successful candidate should interact with the project participants in performing simulations comparing the abilities of the models of the partners with LPJ-GUESS as well as extracting code to be run within the partners modules. While large parts of the evaluation data has already been collected so that the evaluation can start immediately, the candidate should also try to collect and process extra data if available.

The work needs to be documented, time sheets need to be filled in and a deliverable report need to be written for the project owner.

How to Apply?

Online Application through "Apply Now" Button from this page or from advertisement webpage (URL below)

Reference Number: -PA2021/3154
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

Applications should include a cover letter stating the reasons why you are interested in the position and in what way the employment corresponds to your qualifications. The application should also contain a CV, degree certificate or equivalent, and other documents you wish to be considered (grade transcripts, contact information for your references, letters of recommendation, etc.).

About the Department

The Faculty of Science conducts research and education within Biology, Astronomy, Physics, Geosciences, Chemistry, Mathematics and Environmental Science. The Faculty is organized into nine departments, gathered in the northern campus area. The Faculty has approximately 1500 students, 330 PhD students and 700 employees.

About the Employer: Lund University

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Contact details

  • Veiko Lehsten, Researcher, +46 46 222 40 20,
  • My Geborek, Human Resources Coordinator, +46 46 222 48 53,

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