The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and its Unit for Field-based Forest Research, Vindeln, Umeå is seeking a
Research Engineer in the area of micrometeorology and environmental field measurements to join a team of research engineers and
SLU, Svartberget Experimental Forests (Vindeln
), is contributing to two geographically distributed national research
(Integrated Carbon Observation System
) and SITES
(Swedish Infrastructure for Ecosystem Science). Both research infrastructures include extensive automated and
manual measuring programs aiming to understand the ecology, biogeochemistry, land-atmosphere exchange and management of boreal
ecosystems. Svartberget Experimental Forests also hosts numerous national and international research projects including scholars,
Post-Docs, PhD-students, MSc- and BSc-students.
The main tasks of the position include the maintenance and further development of the field research infrastructures measuring programs
both on ground and in towers. Daily duties include field maintenance, troubleshooting, calibration of field equipment, programming data loggers,
multiplexers etc, as well as handling data (transfer, quality check and deliveries). In addition, you will also be involved in the direct support of
ongoing research projects.
For more details on the position, requirements, and application procedure, see:
Closing date: 17 February 2019
Starting date: By agreement.
Length of employment: Permanent, full time. SLU uses probationary employment.