Lunds universitet, MAX IV, Diffraction & Scattering

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 national large-scale research laboratory providing scientists from Sweden and the rest of the world with instruments for research in areas such as materials science, structural biology, chemistry and nanotechnology. Fully developed it will receive more than 2 000 scientists annually. 200 people are currently employed at the MAX IV Laboratory.

We are offering summer work for up to 8 weeks within the CoSAXS team at MAX IV.

In this role, you will design and build a laser alignment tool to enable tracking of the position of the small angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) detector within a vacuum vessel.  The alignment tool should be based on a laser and photodiode system.  This task requires experience of small angle scattering, Bragg’s Law and the configuration of X-ray experiments. The student should have knowledge of electronics and opto-electronics. Engineering, design and 3D CAD software experience are desired. Computer programming in matlab and a good command of English are essential.

Type of employment Temporary position shorter than 3 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As per agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Employment expires
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/1026
  • Ann Terry, +46703264498
Union representative
  • OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62,
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , 046-222 93 64,
Published 25.Apr.2018
Last application date 13.May.2018 11:59 PM CET

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