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Researcher Job in Aquatic Ecology at SLU, Sweden 2022


Researcher Job is available for master’s degree candidates in Aquatic Ecology at the Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden 2022

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General Info

Position: Researcher
No. of Positions: 1
Research Field: ,
Deadline to Apply: Expired
Joining Date: ASAP
Contract Period: Subject to Norms
Salary: According to standard norms

Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Sweden


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Qualification Details

The applicant must hold a PhD in aquatic ecology or equivalent, preferably with a profile in Arctic ecosystems and their food webs. Previous postdoc experience is a reguirement. Documented experience of how stable isotopes and/or lipids are applied in food web research, of experimental studies, and of work in Arctic/alpine environments is meriting. Good skills in oral and written communication in English are required, as well as a valid driver's license. Great emphasis is placed on personal qualities such as good cooperative ability.

Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of their scientific potential and achievements, motivation for the proposed research, and the criteria outlined above.

Responsibilities/Job Description

The employee should conduct research within the ARCTIC-BIODIVER project, with partners in the US, Canada, Denmark / Greenland, Norway and Sweden. The project aims to understand how organism communities, food webs, and ecosystem services in Arctic lakes and rivers are changing in a warmer climate.

How to Apply?

Application Method: Online Application
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Application Procedure

The application must include CV, diploma, publication list, and a cover letter that includes your motivation for the position. We welcome your application no later than 2022-06-15, use the button

About the Department/Section/Group

The Department of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment ( is working with applied environmental science, with a national responsibility for assessing the condition of Swedish surface waters with respect to water chemistry, pollution and aquatic biota. The department has some 130 employees. The research focuses on geochemical and hydrological processes, aquatic ecology and biodiversity, as well as on aquatic ecotoxicology and environmental chemistry. The department is part of a Soil-Water-Environment cluster, a recently established competence centre for landscape-level processes that also includes the Departments of ‘Soil and Environment’ and ‘Energy and Technology’. The breadth of expertise among the 300 members in combination with a well-equipped infrastructure creates a unique platform for high quality research as well as environmental monitoring and assessment.

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Note or Other details

Place of work: Uppsala

Form of employment: Fixed term employment of 4 months, with possible extension.

Extent: 100%

Starting date: 2022-08-24 or according to agreement.

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Contact details

Willem Goedkoop
[email protected]

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