Lunds universitet, MAX IV, Engineering

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.

MAX IV is a Swedish national large-scale research laboratory hosted by Lund University. It provides scientists from Sweden as well as internationally, with state-of-the-art instrumentation for research in areas such as engineering, physics, structural biology, chemistry and nanotechnology. Fully developed it will receive more than 2 000 scientists annually, conducting ground-breaking experiments in materials and life sciences using the brilliant X-ray light. As a national laboratory, MAX IV is operated in agreement with governmental regulations, and in compliance with major funders such as the Swedish Research Council (VR) and the Wallenberg Foundation. 250 people are currently employed at MAX IV Laboratory, and 16 beamlines are funded. The facility is in a ramp-up phase with 3 beamlines now receiving users and 13 more scheduled to be commissioned and built to receive users within the next few years. The facility is dimensioned for 25-28 beamlines.

Manual alignment of accelerator and beamline components.
Adjustment of geodetic networks.
Measurements using laser trackers, measuring arms, vibrometers, accelerometers, seismometers, and various optical tools.
Analysis of measurement data.
Participation in mechanical design reviews.
Preparing alignment files based on CAD model data.
Optionally, development work in mechanical stability.

Master of Science (or equivalent) in engineering or physics and proven teamwork and communication skills.
The successful candidate must be interested in manual work and practical problem solving, but also in learning and investigating new areas with a strong focus on quality, accuracy, and efficiency.
Knowledge or experience related to precision alignment, mechanical design, statistical analysis, adjustment of geodetic networks and/or metrology is an asset. So is experience with synchrotron equipment and/or one or several of the measurement instruments mentioned above.

We especially encourage newly graduated and young professionals to apply.

Type of employment Probationary period
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As per agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/838
  • Magnus Berglund, +46462228824
Union representative
  • OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62,
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , 046-222 93 64,
Published 28.Mar.2018
Last application date 02.May.2018 11:59 PM CET

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