Lunds universitet, MAX IV, BO

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.

This is a position as project engineer within the Beamline Office of MAX IV. The Beamline Office supports the built-up of new research instruments and handles technical questions as well as (project-)administration for now 16 different beamlines.

The main focus of this position relates to setting up structures and routines for maintenance work on beamlines and relevant infrastructure systems. This includes support beamlines in maintenance planning, setting up inventories and follow-ups as well as to ensure communication of beamline maintenance needs and procedures to technical functions at MAX IV. Within near future it also includes implementing a new software system to support and document the abovementioned work.


You must therefore be an experienced Engineer with a university degree (Master of Science) in relevant field with several years of experience with industrial grade maintenance and continuous improvement work of complex systems. You must have experience of doing this work in a synchrotron environment. You should have relevant knowledge of the infrastructure systems in question, these involve water cooling, liquid nitrogen, electricity, vacuum and Machine Protection Systems .

You must have good general technical understanding. You are fully proficient in English, both written and spoken. Basic Swedish is a merit. You are comfortable with talking to people. You have documented very good documentation skills and have demonstrated experience in collecting and compiling information in a structured way, e.g. lists of equipment.


Type of employment Tillsvidareanställning
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/1024
  • Franz Hennies, +46462228104
  • Yngve Cerenius, +46462220170
Union representative
  • OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62,
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , 046-222 93 64,
Published 11.Apr.2018
Last application date 02.May.2018 11:59 PM CET

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