Project assistant at Synchrotron Radiation Research (PA2022/2864)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 07 Oct 2022

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has around 44 000 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.


The Division of Synchrotron Radiation Physics (www.sljus.lu.se ) is a part of the Department of Physics and has more than 50 employees. The focus of the research is experimental studies of electronic, structural and chemical properties of materials, accelerators for Synchrotron radiation and instruments and methods for Synchrotron radiation. At the Division we use and develop a wide range of Synchrotron- and lab-based techniques, such as X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy/imaging and X-ray diffraction/imaging. We also host one of Sweden's largest facilities for scanning probe microscopy. We are additionally engaged in the development of the MAX IV Laboratory in the fields of beamlines, experimental stations, techniques for Synchrotron radiation and the accelerator systems.

Work duties
The project assistant will perform electrical measurements on optoelectronic nanowire circuits to test their operation and develop the experimental setup for this.

Qualifications
Education: Master level education in physics Experience: Experience in electrical measurements on advanced optoelectronic components. Knowledge: A good knowledge of English.

Other merits
Experience: Experience with ultrafast laser systems and X-ray characterization

We will place great emphasis on personal suitability. Consideration will also be given to good collaborative skills and drive, and how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen the project.

Terms of employment
Time limited employment, maximum 3 months

Preferred starting date: as soon as possible

The scope of the employment, full time

Instructions on how to apply
Applications should include a cover letter stating the reasons why you are interested in the position and in what way the employment corresponds to your qualifications. The application should also contain a CV, degree certificate or equivalent, and other documents you wish to be considered (grade transcripts, contact information for your references, letters of recommendation, etc.).


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