Lund University, Faculty of Engineering, LTH, inst for teknik och samhälle

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 400 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.

Transport and Roads is one of three divisions of the Department of Technology and Society. Our innovative, multi-disciplinary research and teaching are internationally recognised, covering topics ranging from traffic safety, intelligent vehicles and automatic vehicle recognition, accessibility for older and disabled people, public transport, to sustainable urban development.

Work duties
The project assistant will work in a number of research projects on road safety during autumn 2018-spring 2019. The work will include field data collection such as observations of behaviour in traffic, interviews with road users, analyses of video recordings and traffic conflict studies from video. The project assistant is also expected to actively contribute to the discussions on practical planning of the studies and analyses of the results.

Qualifications

  • Education: Master-level diploma in Civil Engineering with specialisation in traffic or urban planning.
  • Knowledge: fluent communication in English, spoken and written.
  • Competences: confident independent use of MS Word & Excel, ArcGIS.

Other merits

  • Training: Certified Traffic Conflict Observer according to the Swedish TCT methodology.
  • Working experience: earlier experience of making behavioural and traffic conflict studies from video.

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
Temporary employment (100%), about 1 year, with possibilities to extension. Start from 17th September 2018 or as agreed.

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 180917 or as agreed
Salary Monthly
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/2589
Contact
  • Aliaksei Laureshyn, 046-2220000
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 27.Jul.2018
Last application date 10.Aug.2018 11:59 PM CET

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