Lund University, Centre for Environmental and Climate Research

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 Faculty of Science conducts research and education within Biology, Astronomy, Physics, Geosciences, Chemistry, Mathematics and Environmental Sciences. The Faculty is organized into nine departments, gathered in the northern campus area. The Faculty has approximately 1500 students, 330 PhD students and 700 employees.

The Centre for Environmental and Climate Research, CEC ( conducts research, education and communication on environmental science and climate research at Lund University.

The position concerns managing multiple research projects, with a focus on how the use of agricultural landscape and forest affects conservation of biodiversity, production of ecosystem services and the sustainability of agriculture and forestry. The project coordinator will work directly under the research group leader to coordinate internal resources and third parties for the flawless execution of projects. This will include the development of project plans, monitoring progress, facilitate exchange of information between teams, organizing project meeting, coordinate field work, perform risk analyses, manage collected data, oversee accounting, and support the writing of project reports and applications. The project coordinator will also foster interactions with students, stakeholders and the general public. Other tasks related to the successful conduction of research may be assigned.


  • A PhD in ecology or environmental science is required.
  • The candidate should have proven ability in scientific writing e.g. in the form of scientific papers and reports in English and Swedish.
  • A driving license is required.


  • Strong merits are experience in working with issues relating to landscape ecology or food webs in agricultural ecosystems, as well as ecosystem services or biodiversity.
  • Experience of project management is a merit.

The successful candidate should be able to work independently, to work with multiple tasks and prioritize to meet critical deadlines, and to communicate with scientists and stakeholders in English and Swedish.

Permanent position, full-time. 

Contact person: Henrik Smith

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.).

The application should be submitted electronically. Please do not send us any original documents unless we ask for them.

Type of employment Permanent position
Contract type Full time
First day of employment Permanent position in accordance to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2020/3442
  • Henrik Smith, professor, +46 46 222 93 79
  • My Geborek, personalsamordnare, +46 46 222 48 53
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 17.Nov.2020
Last application date 01.Dec.2020 11:59 PM CET

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