Lunds universitet, MAX IV, Accelerator Developement

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40 000 students and 7 400 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. As a national laboratory, MAX IV is operated in agreement with governmental regulations, and in compliance with major funders such as the Swedish Research Council (VR) and the Wallenberg Foundation. 250 people are currently employed at MAX IV Laboratory, and 16 beamlines are funded. The facility is in a ramp-up phase with 3 beamlines now receiving users and 13 more scheduled to be commissioned and built to receive users within the next few years. The facility is dimensioned for 25-28 beamlines.

Tasks
Start-up and operation of a Gun Test Facility at MAX IV
- Simulations and theoretical optimization of a new high brightness photo cathode RF gun
- Installation, setup, measurements and optimization of the new gun in the Test Facility
- Installation, setup, measurements and optimization of the new gun in the MAX IV Linac

Qualification
- Master Degree in Physics
- Experience of linac operation and commissioning
- Expertise in photo cathode RF electron guns
- Experience of photo cathode gun simulations
- Practical experience with photo cathode RF electron guns

This is a temporary employment of 1 year.

Type of employment Visstidsanställning längre än 6 månader
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/2349
Contact
  • Åke Andersson, +46462220414
Union representative
  • OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62, st@st.lu.se
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , 046-222 93 64, kansli@saco-s.lu.se
Published 01.Jul.2018
Last application date 13.Jul.2018 11:59 PM CET

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