Research assistant position in Sweden – Ecology, Environmental Sciences

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

Sweden

Department of Forest Ecology and Management invites applications for Research assistant position who will work on a variety of tasks, including the set-up, programming and testing, at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden

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General Info

Position: Research assistant
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: 6 Months
Salary: According to Standard Norms

Workplace:
Department of Forest Ecology and Management
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
Uppsala,

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Qualification Details

The applicant should have a MSc degree in Ecology or Environmental Sciences. Previous experience with designing research methodology, the set-up of lab instrumentation, and the construction of lab and field installations are required. Good computer technical skills are important. Emphasis is also placed on personal characteristics such as interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills, and the ability to work independently and as a member of a research group. Proficiency in English (both spoken and written) is required. Applications from both Sweden and elsewhere in the world are welcome

Responsibilities/Job Description

We are seeking a research assistant, who will work on a variety of tasks, including the set-up, programming and testing of climate-controlled growth chambers and the development of methods and protocols for lab- and field-based carbon flux measurements. The duties also include routine lab work.

How to Apply?

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

Reference Number: SLU.ua.2021.2.5.1-3360
(If any, use it in the necessary place)

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Documents Required

Selection among applicants meeting the requirements is made with reference to 1) 1-page cover letter in English, describing yourself and your motivation and match to the above-mentioned position. 2) a curriculum vitae, including your education and relevant work experience; 3) contact details of two references familiar with the your qualifications;4) One copy of the dissertation for a master degree.

About the Department

The department includes 100 people of which about 10 are professors. Our mission is to advance the understanding of forest ecosystem processes and to progress the principles of forest ecosystem management. For more information: http://www.slu.se/en/departments/forest-ecology-management/

About the Employer: Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

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Contact details

Paul Kardol
paul.kardol@slu.se

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