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Research assistant

Website Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet

Department of Forest Ecology and Management  nWe are seeking a research assistant to help us with field work during Mid July – early August. The job involves field work at forest sites in Lapland.  nnAbout the positionnWe are seeking an enthusiastic candidate for summer field and lab work to help with projects related to forests and biodiversity, and carbon cycling. The work period will be 2-3 weeks from mid-July to Early August.  The work will also involve demanding physical work with carrying heavy backbacks up to 1 kmnnYour profile  nThe applicant should have a strong work ethic and be able to work well in a team setting. Field work could involve some remote locations, and the possibility of challenging weather conditions. As the work is physically demanding, good fitness and strength are required. The job requires communication in English (both spoken and written) is required.nnAbout us  nThe department includes about 115 people of which 9 are professors. Our mission is to advance the understanding of forest ecosystems and how these should be managed today and in the future. For more information: ecologymanagement/nnRead more about our benefits and working at SLU by visiting:ånnForm of employment:  nTemporary employment nnBetween 2-3 weeksnnScope:n100%nnStart date:n22 July, 2024nnApplication:nPlease submit your application before deadline June 26 2024. You can submit your application by clicking the button below.nnSelection among applicants meeting the requirements is made with reference to 1) half-page cover letter in English, describing yourself and your motivation and match to the above-mentioned position. 2) a short curriculum vitae in English, including your education and relevant work experience; 3) contact details of one or two references familiar with the your qualificationsnnUnion representatives:n nnnThe Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) has a key role in the development for sustainable life, based on science and education. Through our focus on the interaction between humans, animals and ecosystems and the responsible use of natural resources, we contribute to sustainable societal development and good living conditions on our planet. Our main campuses are located in Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala, however, the university also operates at research stations, experimental forests and teaching sites throughout Sweden. nnSLU has around 3,000 employees, 5,000 students and doctoral students and a turnover of over SEK 3 billion. We are investing in attractive environments on all of our campuses. We strive to provide a work environment characterised by inclusivity and gender equality, where different experiences generate conversations between people and pave the way for science, creativity and development. Therefore, we welcome applications from people with diverse backgrounds and perspectives.

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