Uppsala universitet, Institutionen för ekologi och gentik

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 46.000 students, 7.300 employees and a turnover of SEK 7.3 billion.

The Department of Ecology and Genetics is an international environment with staff and students from all over the world. Our research spans from evolutionary ecology and genetics to studies of ecosystems. For more information, see www.ieg.uu.se. A position as a project assistant in plankton ecology is available at the sub department Limnology.

Duties: The project is about ecosystem consequences of algal blooms in brown water lakes. To assist in lake sampling and processing of samples in the laboratory. Duties during lake sampling include taking water samples and sediment samples and conducting lake measurements from boats. The laboratory tasks include filtration of water, taking care of and conserving samples and some laboratory analyses. The tasks also include preparations for field work, such as cleaning and packing of equipment.

Requirements: University studies in Limnology or something similar. Candidates must be able to express themselves very well in English. We put a lot of emphasis on collaboration skills.

Additional qualifications: Previous experience of plankton ecology, field work and laboratory work. Driver’s license.

Application: The application should include 1) a letter of intent describing yourself, your research interests and why you want this position, 2) a short description of your education, 3) a CV and 4) the names and contact information to at least two reference persons (e-mail address and phone no.).

Salary: Individual salary.

Starting date: 2020-06-15.

Type of employment: Temporary position until 2020-08-28.

Scope of employment: 100 %

For further information about the position please contact: Professor, Eva Lindström, eva.lindstrom@ebc.uu.se, +46 18 471 6497.

You are welcome to submit your application no later than 2020-04-17. UFV-PA 2020/1188.

Type of employment Temporary position shorter than 3 months
Employment expires 2020-08-28
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2020-06-15
Salary Individual salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2020/1188
Union representative
  • Seko Universitetsklubben, seko@uadm.uu.se
  • ST/TCO, tco@fackorg.uu.se
  • Saco-rådet, saco@uadm.uu.se
Published 02.Apr.2020
Last application date 17.Apr.2020 11:59 PM CET

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