Project assistant at the Division of risk management and societal safety

Lund University


September 17, 2021


Lund University, Faculty of Engineering, LTH

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world's top 100 universities. The University has around 44 000 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.

LTH forms the Faculty of Engineering at Lund University, with approximately 9 000 students. The research carried out at LTH is of a high international standard and we are continuously developing our teaching methods and adapting our courses to current needs.

The Division of Risk Management and Societal Safety, at the Department of Building and Environmental Technology, carries out research and education in the area of risk and crisis management with a societal focus. We are appointing a project assistant who can be part of a project financed and involving the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency.

Work duties Work is performed in an international capacity development project that is led by Swedish authorities where a range of partner countries are involved, including Spanish speaking countries. Work duties correspond to collect and analyse qualitative data, including interview data with Spanish speaking persons, concerning the project performance and impacts. In addition, work duties involve reporting results from these studies to the benefit of the project – e.g. to create learning between partner countries.


  • Master's degree in Economy, Sustainability and/or Environment in an international perspective.
  • Very good knowledge in English, oral, in written, and reading.
  • Very good knowledge in Spanish, oral, in written, and reading.
  • Experience in using qualitative methods in the context of international capacity development projects.
  • Good abilities to use software for text processing (e.g. Microsoft Word).
  • We will place great emphasis on personal suitability where we require good collaborative skills, drive and independence.

    Other merits: Experience of international capacity development projects, and good abilities to use Nvivo or similar qualitative method software is a merit.

    Terms of employment Fixed-term employment, 1 October – 31 December, 40 %

    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.).

    Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.

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    Type of employment Temporary position 3-6 months

    Employment expires 2021-12-31 Contract type Part-time First day of employment 2021-10-01 Salary Monthly salary Number of positions 1 Working hours 40 City Lund County Skåne län Country Sweden Reference number PA2021/2783 Contact

  • Henrik Hassel, +46462228585
  • 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 02.Sep.2021 Last application date 17.Sep.2021 11:59 PM CEST

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