Lunds universitet, MAX IV, Engineering

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.

Your team
The survey, alignment, and mechanical stability (SAM) team is part of Engineering I group, responsible for providing the support for the accelerators and the beamlines within the survey, alignment, and mechanical stability fields.

Would you like to work at one of the brightest lightsources in the world?

MAX IV is looking for a summer worker who will will be an assistant within the SAM team (Survey, alignment, and mechanical stability).

The person will participate in the 2023 summer shut down activities. The work requires focus, patience, and attention to details. The tasks are hands on and involve being able to work in tight spaces. The person will gain survey and alignment techniques, experience in operating laser tracker, as well as basic knowledge about MAX IV machine and beamlines.

The position is full time, 100%, starting from 19 June and ends 11 August.

Your main work tasks will be

  • Survey of network in different parts of MAX IV machine using laser tracker
  • Alignment and realignment of components in MAX IV machine and beamlines.

To be successful in this role you need to have the following qualifications

  • The applicant must have studied at least two years in an engineering degree
  • The work will be hands on and requires teamwork
  • English speaking and understanding is required.

Below are seen as merits

  • Practical experience of working with accelerators or equipment related to synchrotron light research
  • Hands-on experience in surveying or alignment
  • Hands-on experience working with coordinate measurement instrument such as CMM, laser tracker, theodolite.

As a person you are using initiative, flexible, able to cooperate and service minded.  
You must be minimum 18 years and fluent in English to apply.

What we offer
When you join our 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.

Would you like to work in a challenging and supporting environment? Then join us and take the opportunity to make a real difference!

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Type of employment Summer job
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As per agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Full-time equivalent 100%
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2023/758
  • Eshraq Al Dmour,
  • Keyu Zhou, +46462226639
Union representative
  • OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362,
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , 046-2229364,
Published 16.Mar.2023
Last application date 02.Apr.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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