Project assistant at the Division of Water Resources Engineering

Lund University

Lund, , SE

Lund University, Faculty of Engineering, LTH

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

LTH forms the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University, with approximately 9 000 students. The research carried out at LTH is of a high international standard and we are continuously developing our teaching methods and adapting our courses to current needs.

The Division of Water Resources Engineering (TVRL) is the largest one in terms of the number of employees at the Department of Building and Environmental Technology at LTH. Activities at TVRL include research, teaching and development of innovation focusing on water in both society and nature. TVRLs research is mainly focusing on costal hydraulics, hydrology, urban water, and water planning. Lund University is the coordinator of the Horizon 2020 project WATERAGRI. The project assistant will work in this project.

Work duties
The candidate will undertake experimental laboratory work and limited field work as part of the EU funded WATERAGRI project. The candidate will work mainly on collecting data from and performing measurements on different wetland systems placed into climate chambers. Measurements are for water, soil and gas quality as well as for vegetation cover. The collected data should also be imported into appropriate software. The candidate will also perform some administrative tasks connected to laboratory and field work.


  • A Bachelor degree in Water Resources Engineering or related field.
  • Experience in experimental work, especially chemical, biological and physical properties of water samples.
  • Good oral and written proficiency in English.
  • Good knowledge in data input, storage and analysis of data in Excel.

Other merits

  • Experience in working on an international environment.

We will place great emphasis on personal suitability. We are looking for an applicant who has good collaborative skill and independence. The applicants work is precise and the applicant takes responsibility in completing the work tasks with good quality.

Consideration will also be given to how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen the administrative work within the division, as well as contribute to its future development.

Terms of employment
Fixed-term employment, 18 months, 40%
Start: 2021-06-01.

Instructions on how to apply
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.).

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.

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Type of employment: Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type: Part-time
First day of employment: 2021-06-01
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 40
City: Lund
County: Skåne län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: PA2021/1249
Contact: Magnus Persson, 046-222 89 90
Union representative: OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62 SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64 SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66
Published: 22.Apr.2021
Last application date: 06.May.2021 11:59 PM CET





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