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[Met-jobs] Vacancy: Research assistant at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Sweden)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Thu, 16 Jun 2011 09:58:57 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences – Department of
Landscape Architecture is offering a position for a Research assistant
in Landscape planning directed towards modeling of spatial processes.

We seek a highly motivated research assistant to work with systems
design and programming, and to some extent also modeling, of spatial
processes in a GIS environment. The research assistant will work in the
group lead by Professor Kristina Blennow. This group is undertaking work
to improve knowledge on the interaction between human beings and their
environment, and to support planning and decision-making under uncertain
and changing conditions, in particular with respect to adaptation to
climate change. This environment provides opportunities for
collaboration with a large number of groups with complementing
qualifications within landscape planning, geography, philosophy, and
forestry.  The research assistant will work as modeling consultant
towards PhD students and researchers at 10% of the working time.

The successful candidate will have experience in systems design and
programming of spatial process models. Experience and skill of
implementation in a GIS environment is essential and mastering of
several programming languages is desirable, as is training in
climatology, in particular local scale climatology. The PhD grade is

The position will be based at the Alnarp Campus in southern Sweden.  The
working environment is international and the working language is
English. Alnarp is in the heart of the dynamic Öresund region that
offers many cultural activities, an attractive natural environment and a
high general quality of life. Alnarp is adjacent to Malmö and Lund and
is connected by a bridge to Copenhagen.

SLU is an international university, world class in life and
environmental sciences. We are ranked among the Top 100 of ca 5,000
European universities. We have a strong research focus, but we also
offer some of Sweden´s most in-demand educations; veterinarian,
forester, and landscape architect.


Closing date: 8 August 2011

Reference: SLU ua 1797/2011

Form of employment: Permanent, at least 50 %

Starting date: By agreement

To download the details <>


Kristina Blennow

Professor of Landscape Planning

Landscape Architecture

SLU - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

(Visitors: Sundsvägen 4-6)

P.O. Box 58, SE-230 53 Alnarp, Sweden

Tel. +46 40 415230

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