Lunds universitet, Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

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.

Work duties
The main motivation of this project is to quantify the responses in regional climate regime and terrestrial ecosystem induced by large-scale solar panel and wind turbine installations in Nordic countries. The main objectives are:

  • To quantify how massive solar panels and wind turbines in Nordic countries can exert the impacts on the atmospheric circulations, extreme weather, vegetation distribution and associated terrestrial carbon cycling by performing regional climate model
  • To understand the mechanisms that control the interaction processes of coupled atmosphere-terrestrial ecosystem regarding solar/wind farms.

This is a 6-month fixed term position funded by Crafoord Foundation. Preliminary results of this project can be found here:

A person meets the general admission requirements for this project if he or she:

  • Has a Master’s degree in climate/ecosystem science
  • Has previous experience on running a Regional climate model (eg. WRF, RCA-GUESS)
  • Has good knowledge and skills in programming (eg. NCL, CDO) and data analysis
  • A publication record on related topics will be a plus

Other merits 
Special attention is paid to the following:

  • Participated in related projects about solar/wind energy.
  • Experience with Linux based super computer platform.

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 the unit/department, as well as contribute to its future development.

Terms of employment

Fixed-term employment for 6 months due §5 p1 LAS. Preferred startdate of employment 20240901. The scope of the employment full time 100%

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, etc.).

Welcome to apply!

Type of employment Special fixed-term employment
Contract type Full time
First day of employment 2024-09-01
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2024/2054
  • Zhengyao Lu, +46-790121667
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet,
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-2229366
Published 12.Jun.2024
Last application date 26.Jun.2024 11:59 PM CEST

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