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.

The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) is an international and interdisciplinary centre of excellence at Lund University. We advance knowledge to catalyze the transition to low-carbon and resource efficient economies across different levels of governance and management. We conduct research across the themes of international and national policy intervention, urban governance and experimentation, business management and practice, and consumption governance.


The IIIEE at Lund University seeks a research assistant to support the development of commissioned education courses and Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) at the IIIEE. This work is to contribute to Lund University’s efforts to deepen interaction and collaboration with the public and private sectors, while supporting the university’s educational offerings. It is envisaged that educational packages will be created that combine distance and physical presence offerings. They will both draw upon, and extend, the IIIEE’s work with Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).


Work duties

The employee will required to support the:

  • shaping of tailoring educational material for new learner groups;
  • coordination of work across various Lund University departments;
  • enhancement and ongoing delivery of IIIEE MOOCs;
  • educational market analysis in both private and public sectors.



  • MSc degree in the field of sustainability management, environmental management, business management or related fields.
  • Pedagogic experience and/or experience of work with educational teams
  • Experience of distance education and MOOCs.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Excellent skills in spoken and written English.
  • Ability to work in an international teaching and research environment.


We will place great emphasis on personal suitability. Consideration will also be given to i.e. good collaborative skills, drive and independence, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen the work within the unit/department, as well as contribute to its future development.


Terms of employment

Temporay position for 6-8 months starting in October 2020


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.).

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 20201001
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2020/2821
  • Per Mickwitz, +46462220406
  • Philip Peck, +46462220225
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 01.Sep.2020
Last application date 15.Sep.2020 11:59 PM CET

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