Vacancy Announcement - Position of Field Assistant

The UR-Sweden Programme for Research, Higher Education and Institutional Advancement/GIS Subprogramme would like to recruit a qualified staff under contract on position of "Field Assistant" to assist a PhD student in Geobiosphere Science at Lund University – Sweden.

Duties and Responsibilities for the Field Assistant:

  • Assisting the PhD candidate in data collection on soil solution, stream water, soil samples;
  • Supervising all field activities according to the planned sampling plan in the absence of the PhD student;
  • Analyzing in the laboratory all collected samples;
  • Submitting all laboratory results and measurements to the PhD candidate in the proposed format;

The requirements for the above position are as follows:

  • Should be a Rwandan
  • Should have a least a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Biology;
  • Should have an experience at least of three years in water and soil laboratory analyses;
  • Should be familiar with electronic field equipment;
  • Should demonstrate a great interest in field and laboratory work;


An application letter accompanied by an updated CV, a copy of the bachelor’s degree and other documents related to his/her experience should be submitted in the Directorate of the Centre for Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing (CGIS)


Applications should be addressed by email to  with copy to and not later than Friday 7th February 2016 at 5.00 PM.


Short listed candidates will be invited for interview. All applicants are here informed that UR Official Language of Communication is English.



Issued in Huye, 22nd January 2016

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