Research engineer Lund University, MAX IV, Engineering Sweden

Research engineer

Lunds universitet, 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.


Manual alignment of accelerator and beamline components.
Adjustment of geodetic networks.
Measurements using laser trackers, measuring arms, vibrometers, accelerometers, seismometers, and various optical tools.
Analysis of measurement data.
Participation in mechanical design reviews.
Preparing alignment files based on CAD model data.
Optionally, development work in mechanical stability.



Master of Science (or equivalent) in engineering or physics and proven teamwork and communication skills.
The successful candidate must be interested in manual work and practical problem solving, but also in learning and investigating new areas with a strong focus on quality, accuracy, and efficiency.
Knowledge or experience related to precision alignment, mechanical design, statistical analysis, adjustment of geodetic networks and/or metrology is an asset. So is experience with synchrotron equipment and/or one or several of the measurement instruments mentioned above.


We especially encourage newly graduated and young professionals to apply.


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 län

Country Sweden

Reference number PA2018/838

Magnus Berglund, +46462228824

Union representative
OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62,
SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , 046-222 93 64,

Published 28.Mar.2018

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

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