Researcher, Swedish agriculture climate-neutral in a Life Cycle Assessment


Energy and technology
At the Department of Energy and Technology, research and education are conducted focusing on how agriculture can contribute to a sustainable society. We have extensive expertise in technology and systems for sustainable production of food and bioenergy. Within the field of methodology we have extensive competence in System Analysis including Environmental Systems Analysis
and LCA.
We are looking for a researcher who can work with Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) as a method and tool for assessing the climate effects of various types of changes in the agricultural production system. We work with a wide range of measures with the goal of making Swedish agriculture climate-neutral, and we have the opportunity to partially adapt the tasks to your skills and interests.

The work is part of the extensive research program Mistra Food Futures ( and you will work in a group with very extensive expertise in the field.

Doctoral degree or equivalent in science or technology with a focus on systems analysis, environment and / or agriculture. Knowledge in life cycle analysis (LCA) is a demand for the position. The holder of the position must be able to communicate freely in English, and it is an advantage to also be able to communicate in Swedish. Great emphasis is placed on personal qualities, such as the ability to work together, analytical and problem-solving ability as well as the ability to work independently.

Place of work:

Form of employment:
Fixed term employment of 12 months, with possible extension.


Starting date:
According to agreement.

We welcome your application no later than 2021-11-02.

Academic union representatives:

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) develops the understanding and sustainable use and management of biological natural resources. The university ranks well internationally within its subject areas. SLU is a research-intensive university that also offers unique degree programmes in for example rural development and natural resource management, environmental economics, animal science and landscape architecture.

SLU has just over 3,000 employees, 5,000 students and a turnover of SEK 3 billion. The university has invested heavily in a modern, attractive environment on its campuses in Alnarp, Umeå and Uppsala.

SLU is an equal opportunity employer.


  • Arbetsplats: Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
  • 1 plats
  • 6 månader eller längre
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 11 oktober 2021
  • Ansök senast: 2 november 2021

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