Lunds universitet, MAX IV,

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.

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. Fully developed it will receive more than 2 000 scientists annually, conducting ground-breaking experiments in materials and life sciences using the brilliant X-ray light.

The accelerator development group
We are a group of roughly ten people dealing with different aspects of accelerator development. It could be within beam dynamics, magnet technology, laser technology or other areas.

The successful candidate will work for approximately six months in collaboration with the MAX IV Accelerator Development group to perform tasks including:

  • Using the software Radia in order to create kick-maps for insertion devices.
  • Using the software AcceleratorToolbox or similar, to create feed-forward tables for focussing compensation of insertion devices.
  • Implement and test the feed-forward tables in cooperation with both accelerator physicists, insertion device specialists and accelerator operators.
  • Pinpointing shortcomings of the system and search for innovative solutions.

The successful candidate shall have the following qualifications:

  • Master degree in physics or electrical engineering, and a good understanding of magnetic materials
  • Experience in using the codes mentioned above.
  • Experience in working at a synchrotron radiation laboratory.
  • Ability to work both independently, and to work in collaboration with engineering, operation and physics experts

To be successful and perform well in this position you have a thorough and systematic way of working, and you are quality oriented. You have the capability to work independently but you also like to work and contribute to a team.


Type of employment Temporary position 3-6 months
Employment expires
Contract type Full time
First day of employment As per agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2020/2994
  • Åke Andersson, +46462220414
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, 046-222 93 64
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-222 93 66
Published 23.Oct.2020
Last application date 01.Nov.2020 11:59 PM CET

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