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.
The overall tasks will be to work together with our current laser specialist to ensure reliable operation of the MAX IV gun lasers.
The tasks include:
-Preventive as well as routine maintenance of the gun lasers
-To evaluate and implement upgrades to the laser systems
-To assist in other laser related activities at the laboratory
The position requires prior laser work experience and an MSc degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering or equivalent. It´s an advantage if you have practical femtosecond laser work experience as well as laser safety experience and laser theory knowledge. Experience from accelerator development and synchronization of pulsed lasers is also a merit.
To be successful and perform well in this position you have a thorough and systematic way of working and are quality oriented. You should be risk aware but also solution focused. You have the capability to work independently but you also like to work and contribute in a team. Since this position will involve many contacts with different stakeholders in the organization it requires that the candidate has demonstrated very good cooperation skills. A very good command of English both oral and written is required. Swedish is an advantage.
The position is a 6 months temporary position.
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