Lund University, MAX IV , Controls & IT

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top universities. The University has around 45 000 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.

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

Your team
The Software group provides MAX IV with a wide range of software solutions for the facility’s scientific endeavors. Among others we provide control system solutions following international standards in synchrotrons such as web-based user interfaces, distributed hardware control, scanning tools for running experiments, acquiring and saving data and metadata, etc. As a very important part of MAX IV, the functionality and the reliability of the control and acquisition system software is continuously developed to meet the research requirements. 
In our team you will meet open minded people from different perspectives. Being part of the Software group, you will have a close collaboration with network, system, and hardware engineers and scientific software experts. We promote a DevOps style workflow.

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

MAX IV is looking for a summer worker to join our software team.

Your main work tasks will be
developing software from low level instrument interfaces to the user interface representation participating in the improvement of the software infrastructure.

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

  • Following a university curriculum
  • Experience in developing software with any of these programming languages: python / C++ / javascript / Rust / Go. 

As a person you are a team player, communicative and collaborative, curious and eager to learn. You must be minimum 18 years old and fluent in English.

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 PA2023/694
  • Mirjam Lindberg, +46766323320
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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