Lunds universitet, kemiska institutionen (Nfak)

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top universities. The University has around 47 000 students and more than 8 800 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

The LINXS Institute of Advanced Neutron and X-ray Science ( is an advanced study institute whose mission is to promote science and education focusing on the use of neutrons and X-rays, to attract world-leading scientists for focused research visits, and to create international networks. 

To fulfil its mission LINXS organises events and activities, develops national and international collaborations and projects, and provides an attractive space where scientists can interact both in-person and digitally. To this end, LINXS wishes to recruit an activities coordinator as a junior position. This person will be responsible for making sure the planning and execution of activities and operations run smoothly. The position is temporary to replace the activities coordinator that will be on parental leave.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

Work duties

  • Coordinating events before, during and after the fact. This can include preparation meetings, booking of: premises, catering, travel, and accommodation. Also, preparation and maintenance of premises, coordination of charging of conference fees, managing of reimbursement for visitors and speakers at events, and planning the hosting of guest researchers.
  • Providing support at both in-person and online events and activities, such as setting up and operating digital meetings, including the recording of these.
  • Independently updating web-based pages. Also includes co-developing the LINXS website and other web interfaces to support the duties above. This can involve direct application of communication skills, independently or working together with a dedicated communicator.
  • Management of contact lists and information regarding participants at events and other statistics that support the reporting of LINXS activities.
  • Handling and registering formal documentation in systems connected to Lund university as an organisation, particularly the administrative systems.


  • Education: higher education in an area relevant to the position. This could be in a scientific or a non-scientific area where there is a demonstrable aptitude for the work duties involved in the position.
  • Very good oral and written proficiency in English and Swedish.
  • Experience in updating of the content of websites, with the requisite communication skills connected to this.
  • Computer literacy, and good competence in Microsoft Office and digital meeting and collaboration tools (e.g., Zoom and Microsoft Teams).

Other merits

  • Experience in event and/or project coordination and communication, or other relevant experience for the position.
  • Experience in development and maintenance of websites with associated communication skills, as well as using event management systems (e.g., Indico or others) is an asset.
  • Any personal experience in producing social media, including writing, image processing, digital recording and editing is an asset.
  • Technical skills (e.g., computer literacy and setting up digital conferencing equipment) will be an advantage. Also includes experience with computer based administrative systems, such as Primula, W3D3, Lupin, or similar.

Experience of work in an interdisciplinary and international environment.

  • Good networking abilities.

Good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

  • Driver’s license.

As a person you are responsible, positive, reliable, thorough and solution oriented. You are highly motivated with strong ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative. You are flexible and enjoy working in a high pace environment handling different parallel tasks and short deadlines.

You are a team player, interested in science, science communication and people, and have a high sense of service, work ethics and integrity. You aim to grow in the role and further develop LINXS activities.  Furthermore, you are comfortable representing LINXS and have excellent social skills.

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

Terms of employment

Type of employment: Temporary employment - 12 months

Degree of employment: 100%

Starting date: 1 May 2024 or by agreement

Contact person: Anna Ntinidou,, +46727172206

Instructions on how to apply

Applications should be written in English. The application should include a personal letter explaining why you are interested in the position and how the position matches your qualifications. The application should also include your CV, diploma or equivalent and any other documents you wish to refer to (copies of grades, references, letters of recommendation, etc.).

Selected candidates will be invited for interview in March 2024.

Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2024-05-01 or as agreed
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2024/317
  • Anna Ntinidou, Administrativ Chef,,+46462223628
  • Tina Olsson, HR-partner,,+46462224853
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet,
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-2229366
Published 01.Feb.2024
Last application date 07.Mar.2024 11:59 PM CET

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