Research/Automation engineer Lund University, MAX IV, Engineering Sweden

Research/Automation engineer

Lund University, MAX IV, Engineering

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 national large-scale research laboratory providing scientists from Sweden and the rest of the world with instruments for research in areas such as materials science, structural biology, chemistry and nanotechnology. Fully developed it will receive more than 2 000 scientists annually. 200 people are currently employed at the MAX IV Laboratory.


As a member of the automation team, you will work with all aspects of automation: setting up new projects, planning, functional description, programming, El cad, installation, commissioning and maintenance and troubleshooting of existing systems. You will be responsible subsystem owner for one of our subsystems.



You have a suitable educational background in automation. You have gained at least 5 years of work experience in the automation industry. Previous experience from synchrotron radiation facilities, process industry or similar is an advantage. Experience in using Rockwell Automation products is a plus . If you also have a background in electrical engineering this is advantageous. Programming skills in Python, C++ is not essential but a nice bonus.


As a person, you are a creative problem solver with the ability to adapt to changing priorities and align to decisions made. As you will work with shifting types of tests as well as people. You have good communication skills and the ability to work in groups and to create strong professional relations with different level of stakeholders, exchanging information and supporting colleagues to achieve personal and team goals. Good collaboration skills are therefore important.


Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset. We kindly decline all sales and marketing contacts.


Type of employment Probationary period

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 County

Country Sweden

Reference number PA2018/863

Magnus Berglund, +46462228824

Union representative
OFR / S: Trade Union ST Office, 046-222 93 62,
SACO: The Saco Council at Lunds, 046-222 93 64,

Published 28.Mar.2018

Last application date 25.Apr.2018 11:59 PM CET

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