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Electronics and Control System Support for Beamlines

  • Yrkesroll

    Forskare, IT

  • Anställning

    Heltid, Tills vidare

  • Lön

    Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön

  • Publicerad

    25 juni

  • Sök jobbet senast

    18 augusti

Om jobbet

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top universities. The University has around 47 000 students and more than 8 800 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.

Join Our Dynamic Electronics Team at MAX IV!
Are you ready to be part of the team that powers the brightest light source in the world? MAX IV's Electronics Team, within the Technical Division, is seeking passionate individuals to contribute to beamline development.

About Us: The Electronics Team is a diverse group of 12 professionals with varying backgrounds, dedicated to the electronics aspect of our cutting-edge facility. We work with a broad spectrum of electronics and associated technical aspects of it.

Opportunity: MAX IV currently operates 16 beamlines, and as attention shifts towards optimizing and expanding these beamlines, we are on the lookout for individuals interested in engaging with the challenges of advanced experiments. The role involves constant innovation, adding, rebuilding, and enhancing functionality to achieve extreme performance levels. If you have experience in this domain or are eager to dive in, this might be the perfect opportunity for you.

Key Responsibilities: As a team member, you'll be involved in utilizing various tools and techniques, collaborating with diverse groups. While electronics and control system software is the common thread, tasks includes signal measurement and triggering, software development (especially in Python), detector knowledge, motion technology (stepper motors and nano positioning), optics and lasers, building, commissioning, and supporting instruments. In addition, share and gain technical as well as scientific experience in experiments.

Qualifications: To excel in this role, you need:

- A relevant university degree.
- Experience in analog or digital electronics.
- Excellent communication skills in English (spoken and written).

Merits: The following will be considered as additional merits:

- Hardware and Electronics: Small signal measurement, motion technology, configuration and maintenance tool development, error probing, time-sensitive measurements, optics and laser experience.
- Software: Tests, integration, and deployment of electronics in control systems, general Linux skills, Python.
- Network and System Infrastructure: TCP/IP layers, fiber, OS configuration.
- Previous experience working in a research-oriented facility (e.g., as a postdoc).

As a person, you are curious, eager to learn, and possess problem-solving skills. You can address various aspects of a problem, ensuring a holistic approach without compromising one aspect over another.

What we offer

When you join the MAX IV team, you step into a world of front edge science. We make the invisible visible by supporting scientist from all over the world, generating scientific results for the benefit of society. We offer you a multicultural work environment with great opportunities for personal development with respect for a healthy work-life balance.

If you are ready to be part of a team driving innovation in beamline development at MAX IV, apply now!

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Probationary period may apply.

On call services may apply.

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. It will receive up to 2 000 scientists annually, conducting ground-breaking experiments in materials and life sciences using the brilliant X-ray light.

The ICT teams at MAX IV are placed under the Technical Division and deliver solutions to the whole MAX IV organisation in the areas of electronics, software, infrastructure and scientific data. This is a dynamic and highly challenging environment and requires close collaboration with the beamline staff in order to understand the needs and be effective in forming solutions. We are around 50 people in total who work in 4 domains in a well-organised and agile way. We hold values of lean management, knowledge spread, user autonomy, continuous improvement and flexibility as guiding principles for our work.

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Monthly salary

Lönetyp: Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön


100%. Tillträde: As per agreement Tillsvidareanställning