January 10, 2011:
November 15, 2013:
2013-11-15: Vacancy: Research engineer to ICOS Sweden (100%)
We invite for applications to the open position as a Research Engineer in the area of micrometeorology and environmental measurements. The position has its base at the forest research station, located in the Svartberget Experimental Forest (Lat 64°14´ N, Long 19°14´ E) near Vindeln, about 70 km northwest of the town Umeå, Sweden.
The main task of the position will be to participate in the development and maintenance of the ICOS monitoring sites in the Vindeln area. A major part of the work includes supervision, calibration and maintenance of field equipment, on ground and in towers, as well as data handling (transfer, quality check and deliveries). The work includes daily routines as well as temporary intensive campaigns. There may also be participation in other, relevant research projects that are supervised from the research station. The work is performed in collaboration within the ICOS-team, other researcher and research groups and with the staff members at the research station.
The position requires an academic exam in natural/technical science including one or several of the subject’s micrometeorology, physical geography, environmental physics and biogeochemical measurement technology. A Ph.D. within one of these fields of science is desirable but not required. Experience in micro-meteorological methods, automated systems for biochemical research and field measurements, ability to work in meteorological tower up to 150 meter, computing and data management are also considered an advantage. Collaborative competence and ability to structure and prioritise working tasks efficiently are important personal qualifications. The ability to express yourself in speech and writing in English, is also important, and an advantage if in Swedish as well. Driving license is required.
Application closes 12 December 2013
Please find out more! For further information and to apply for the position, visit the following SLU web sites:
http://www.slu.se/en/shortcuts/jobs-and-vacancies/ (scroll down to in the Umeå area) and http://epi-resurs.slu.se/Platsannonser/index.cfm?PageAction=lasmer&Platsannonser_id=1255&Sprak=e .
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