Lunds universitet, Naturvetenskapliga fakulteten, kemiska institutionen

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and more than 8 000 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition.

The Faculty of Science conducts research and education within Biology, Astronomy, Physics, Geosciences, Chemistry, Mathematics and Environmental Sciences. The Faculty is organized into nine departments, gathered in the northern campus area. The Faculty has approximately 1500 students, 330 PhD students and 700 employees.


Measurement and analysis of time-resolved x-ray absorption and emission spectra of transition metal complexes and other light activated complexes at table top source and large scale facilities. Particular focus will lay on elements with transition energies in the tender x-ray range of 2-4 keV.

For information on the table top measurement system see these publications:

Uhlig, J. et al. High-resolution X-ray emission spectroscopy with transition-edge sensors: present performance and future potential. Journal of Synchrotron Radiation 22, 766–775 (2015). Uhlig, J. et al. Table-Top Ultrafast X-Ray Microcalorimeter Spectrometry for Molecular Structure. Physical Review Letters 110, 138302 (2013).



  • Phd in Physics or Chemistry
  • Good knowledge of English (working language)
  • Active research experience with publications as first author
  • Practical knowledge in x-ray spectroscopy
  • The work has to be started 1st September 2018 at the latest.

Desirable qualifications: 

  • Practical knowledge with time-resolved techniques (optical or x-ray)
  • Practical knowledge in data-analysis with python/matlab
  • Practical knowledge with energy dispersive detection techniques
  • Practical knowledge with laser produced x-rays
  • Practical knowledge of electrochemistry
Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As soon as possible in accordance to agreement for two years
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/1975
  • Jens Uhlig, senior lecturer, +46 46 222 77 20
  • My Geborek, HR Officer, +46 46 222 48 53
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
Published 11.Jun.2018
Last application date 27.Jun.2018 11:59 PM CET

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