Equipment Engineer at Lund Nano Lab

 Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has around 46 000 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.

Description of the workplace 
The division of Solid State Physics at the department of Physics runs the world-class semiconductor nanofabrication facility Lund Nano Lab (LNL). LNL is part of Myfab – the national infrastructure for micro and nano fabrication. It is a key infrastructure for Nanolund, the Center for Nanoscience at Lund University, which is world-leading in the materials science and applications of nanostructured semiconductors. LNL turns over approx. 45 MSEK annually and consists of circa 1200 m2 laboratory area whereof 600 m2 is designated semiconductor clean room. The lab hosts approximately 80 tools, including those for deposition, growth, etch and patterning of semiconductor materials. There are also a number of specialised instruments for characterisationand metrology. The lab has over 140 active users from academia and industry. The LNL team includes 13 highly qualified scientists, engineers and technicians, including a number of Ph.D’s, who are focused on keeping the facility running, equipment available and providing a service to all users so that they can conduct their research.

For more information about Lund Nano Lab: https://www.nano.lu.se/facilities/lund-nano-lab

We offer 
Lund University is a public authority which means that employees get benefits, generous annual leave and an advantageous occupational pension scheme. We also have a flexitime agreement that creates good conditions for work-life balance. Read more about our employee benefits here. Read more about being a Lund University employee on the website Work at Lund University.

Work duties
Lund Nano Lab is now seeking a qualified and experienced Equipment Engineer who will be responsible for safety, monitoring, coordinating service, and maintenance of semiconductor material processing tools, including Metal Organic Vapour Phase Epitaxy (MOVPE), etch, chemical vapour deposition (CVD) and physical vapor deposition (PVD). Another key part of the job will be hands-on involvement in the safety, installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of gas distribution systems for these equipments. You will interface with students, scientists and engineers to provide training and support on equipment and gas related matters, reporting to the Head of LNL.

In this position, you will be responsible for:

  • routine preventive maintenance and calibrations on tools in accordance with equipment manufacturer specifications.
  • installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of gas distribution systems.
  • electrical and mechanical root cause troubleshooting and repairs of all equipment.
  • use test and diagnostic equipment to perform equipment checks, calibrations and characterization.
  • modify equipment to improve overall process performance and equipment availability.
  • work with vendors for technical assistance and support.
  • maintain critical spare parts inventory. Assist in new equipment installations and with start-up and acceptance testing.
  • establish preventive maintenance strategies in collaboration with other staff members.


Qualifications
Required qualifications for the position are:

  • a degree in relevant area, such as mechanical- or electrical engineering, or a similar education.
  • minimum of 10 years of experience of technical equipment maintenance, while maintenance of semiconductor processing equipment is a strong plus.
  • hands-on experience in installation and maintenance of gas distribution and vacuum systems.
  • demonstrated ability to troubleshoot gas and cooling systems to component level.
  • knowledge of basic vacuum principles and basic vacuum components, including vacuum pumps/gauges/valves.
  • proficiency in English including the ability to write technical documentation.
  • excellent communication skills.

We will place great emphasis on personal suitability within the team. You are initiative-taking, independent and service-minded and have good cooperative ability.

Additional qualifications for the position are:

  • knowledge of Swedish regulations in regards to gas installations.
  • experience with compressed gases widely used in the semiconductor industry and knowledge of installation and maintenance of same.
  • extensive knowledge of gas and cooling related equipment, as well as fittings/valves/regulators/MFCs etc.
  • excellent understanding of the safety hazards associated with exchange/installation/storage/usage of process gases.
  • working knowledge of tubing/threads/fittings commonly used in gas and cooling equipment and familiarity with product ranges from most common suppliers.
  • hands-on experience with vacuum systems (high/ultra-high/plasma systems), as well as troubleshooting/ installation/maintenance.
  • experience with Metal Organic Vapour Phase Epitaxy (MOVPE), etch, chemical vapour deposition (CVD) and physical vapor deposition (PVD) systems.
  • experience/training with Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Equipment.
  • ability to perform basic troubleshooting on electrical/electronic systems e.g. power supplies/control loops/communication systems.
  • ability to operate basic electrical/electronic test Equipment.

Consideration will also be given to how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen the technical work within the group.

Further information
This is a permanent employment, scope 100%. Probationary employment may be applied. The official title will be research engineer. With this recruitment, we hope to stimulate our environment with fresh influences and explicitly welcome applicants from national and international companies, institutes or university laboratories.

How to apply
The position is applied for via the university's recruitment system. The application must contain a personal letter with motivation for why you are interested in the job and in what way the job matches yours merits. The application must also contain a CV, diploma or equivalent and anything else you want invoke (copies of grades, information for references, letters of recommendation, etc.).

Welcome with your application! 

Type of employmentPermanent position
Contract typeFull time
First day of employmentAccording to agreement
SalaryMonthly salary
Number of positions1
Full-time equivalent100
CityLund
CountySkåne län
CountrySweden
Reference numberPA2022/3356
Contact
  • Luke Hankin, Head of Lab , +46462223647,luke.hankin@ftf.lth.se
Union representative
  • OFR/ST:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds universitet, kansli@saco-s.lu.se
  • SEKO: Seko Civil, 046-2229366
Published18.Nov.2022
Last application date09.Jan.2023 11:59 PM CET

Postdoctoral position in Biomedical engineering with a focus on mass spectrometry-based proteomics

 Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has around 46 000 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.

Description of the workplace
The postdoctoral position is linked to the Clinical Protein Science & Imaging group at the division of Biomedical Engineering, where the activity is focused on mass spectrometry-based proteomics and drug distribution analysis on human samples and experimental models. The postdoc will be active in a collaboration with a research group at the Department of Experimental Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, where they generate induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) models to determine pathogenic cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in various neurological disorders. The aim of the research work is to explore the proteomic changes related to Parkinson's disease in patient-specific iPSC-derived brain cells with the support of the recently jointly awarded grant from the Michael J. Fox Foundation. The activities are carried out in our well-equipped laboratories at the Biomedical Center at Lund University.

We offer
Lund University is a public authority which means that employees get particular benefits, generous annual leave and an advantageous occupational pension scheme.
Read more on the University website about being a Lund University employee:
Work at Lund University

Subject description
The main focus of the research is the investigation of proteomic alterations in patient-specific iPSC-derived brain cells in different groups of patients with Parkinson's disease. The research work includes development of methods related to sample preparation, data collection and analysis, with particular attention to multi-omic data integration and analysis.

Work duties

The main duties involved in a post-doctoral position is to conduct research. Teaching may also be included, but up to no more than 20% of working hours. The position includes the opportunity for three weeks of training in higher education teaching and learning. The purpose of the position is to develop the independence as a researcher and to create the opportunity of further development.
The research includes planning and performing the necessary experiments, managing mass spectrometers (MS), as well as data analysis, reporting, and scientific writing. Supervision of undergraduate and graduate students and actively searching for external research funding are also included, as well as administrative tasks related to the position.

Qualification requirements
Appointment to a post-doctoral position requires that the applicant has a PhD, or an international degree deemed equivalent to a PhD, within the subject of the position. The certificate proving the qualification requirement is met, must be received before the employment decision is made. Priority will be given to candidates who have graduated no more than three years ago before the last day for application. Under special circumstances, the doctoral degree can have been completed earlier.

Additional requirements:

  • Documented experience in biological mass spectrometry and MS-based proteomics.
  • Good knowledge in bioinformatics, such as analysis and interpretation of MS-based proteomic data.
  • Very good oral and written proficiency in English                                   

Assessment criteria

This is a career development position primarily focused on research. The position is intended as an initial step in a career, and the assessment of the applicants will primarily be based on their research qualifications and potential as researchers. Particular emphasis will be placed on research skills within the subject.

For appointments to a post-doctoral position, the following shall form the assessment criteria:

  • A good ability to develop and conduct high quality research
  • Teaching skills

Other qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate
  • Collaborative skills
  • Experience in sample preparation of biological samples for proteomic analysis
  • Experience in performance evaluation of nLC-MS/MS systems
  • Experience in shotgun proteomic analysis
  • Experience in PTM analysis, such as phosphorylation
  • Knowledge and experience in statistical and bioinformatics analysis of proteomic data
  • Experience from programming e.g. in R, Phyton, or equivalent
  • Experience in mentoring students and supervising Master's and Bachelor's thesis projects
  • Work experience in a cell lab and/or in the field of neurodegenerative diseases

You should be highly motivated to independently pursue the proteomic analysis of human stem cell-based models, including bioinformatic analysis, within an international and interactive research group, as well as support other ongoing projects within the group.

Consideration will also be given to how the applicant’s experience and skills complement and strengthen ongoing research within the department, and how they stand to contribute to its future development.

Further information
This is a full-time, fixed-term employment of 2 years from December 1, 2022 (or as agreed). The period of employment is determined in accordance with the agreement “Avtal om tidsbegränsad anställning som postdoktor” (“Agreement on fixed-term employment as a post-doctoral fellow”).

How to apply
Applications shall be written in English. Please draw up the application in accordance with LTH’s Academic qualifications portfolio – see link below. Upload the application as PDF-files in the recruitment system. Read more: Apply for academic positions at LTH

Welcome with your application!

Type of employmentTemporary position longer than 6 months
Contract typeFull time
First day of employmentEnligt överenskommelse
Number of positions1
Full-time equivalent100
CityLund
CountySkåne län
CountrySweden
Reference numberPA2022/3167
Contact
  • Melinda Rezeli, +46462223721
Published03.Nov.2022
Last application date09.Jan.2023 11:59 PM CET

Automation Engineer

 Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has around 46 000 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.

Your team
In the Automation team we work with producing electrical schematics, functional documentation and software integration for all equipment within the Lab. Supporting the research community in  building and integrating their equipment to the facility, with focus on keeping people and machines safe.   

Would you like to work at one of the brightest lightsources in the world?

MAX IV are looking for two automation engineers to join our team. Main responsibility for this job is to develop, program, commission and document new and existing machinery and supporting the research community with their work. Main focus for this application is PLC programming, but experience in electrical design or SCADA applications is seen as valued merits. 
MAX IV focuses on Rockwell PLC’s, EPLAN for electrical drawings and Atvise SCADA for Safety and maintenance application. Experience in any of this specific software will be highly valued.  

Your main work tasks will be 
·    PLC programming
·    Commissioning installations
·    Develop and improving existing installations & functions
·    Documentation work for functions and protocols 

To be successful in this role you need to have the following qualifications 
·    Knowledge in PLC programming
·    Fluent in both Swedish and English
·    Technical education relevant for the application

Below are seen as merits
·    Experience in process industry
·    Machine safety & Process safety programming
·    ATEX installations and applications
·    Good understanding of SS 436 40 00 and SS-EN 60 204-1
·    Javascript, HTML5, CSS3
·    Experience in electrical design
·    Experience in SCADA / HMI
·    Documented work experience in the automation industry

As a person you have the ability to cooperate, take initiatives and be flexible, structured, and quality conscious. Also analytically inclined and good at seeing complete solutions in complex processes.

What we offer
When you join our MAX IV family, you step into a world of front edge science. We make the invisible visible by supporting scientist from all over the world, generating scientific results for the benefit of society. We offer you a multicultural work environment with great opportunities for personal development with respect for a healthy work-life balance.

Would you like to work in a challenging and supporting environment? Then join us and take the opportunity to make a real difference!

For further information, please visit: 
https://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/about-lund-university/work-lund-university
www.sweden.se
Compensation & benefits – MAX IV (lu.se)

Probationary period may apply.

Type of employmentPermanent position
Contract typeFull time
First day of employmentAs per agreement
SalaryMonthly salary
Number of positions2
Full-time equivalent100%
CityLund
CountySkåne län
CountrySweden
Reference numberPA2022/4129
Contact
  • Magnus Berglund, +46462228824
Union representative
  • OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362,st@st.lu.se
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , 046-2229364,kansli@saco-s.lu.se
Published16.Dec.2022
Last application date08.Jan.2023 11:59 PM CET

Accelerator Operator Assistant

 Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has around 46 000 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.

Would you like to operate one of the brightest light sources in the world?

As a member of the Operations Group you will work as an operator of the three MAX IV accelerators to provide the required beam conditions for our beamlines and accelerator physicists. This role consists entirely of shift work, with operator coverage needed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

This is a part-time position of 75%, probationary period may apply.

Your tasks will include:

  • Operation of the MAX-IV accelerators according to the agreed weekly plans
  • Maintaining, as far as possible, the nominal beam conditions during delivery periods
  • Documenting issues and actions as they arise
  • Troubleshooting system failures
  • Handover to incoming operators on shift changes
  • Act as the on-site radiation safety officer when required

Qualifications
You have started a Bachelors degree in physics or an engineering discipline and/or have experience in the operation of large, complex facilities. Previous experience in the operation of accelerators in synchrotron facilities is a considerable advantage.

You enjoy programming, and have experience with Python, and/or Matlab.

You perform well as a shift worker, and are happy to work during evenings, nights, as well as during the weekend.

As a person you have strong communications skills and are comfortable solving problems within a team. You consider yourself to be a careful and efficient problem solver, naturally balancing the risks and rewards of various solutions to find the best way forward.

What we offer
When you join our MAX IV family, you step into a world of front edge science. We make the invisible visible by supporting scientist from all over the world, generating scientific results for the benefit of society. We offer you a multicultural work environment with great opportunities for personal development with respect for a healthy work-life balance.

Would you like to work in a challenging and supporting environment? Then join us and take the opportunity to make a real difference!

For further information, please visit:
Work at Lund University
www.sweden.se
Compensation & benefits

Type of employmentPermanent position
Contract typePart-time
First day of employmentAs per agreement
SalaryMonthly salary
Number of positions1
Full-time equivalent75%
CityLund
CountySkåne län
CountrySweden
Reference numberPA2022/3987
Contact
  • Stephen Molloy, +46-722400088
Union representative
  • OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362,st@st.lu.se
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , 046-2229364,kansli@saco-s.lu.se
Published14.Dec.2022
Last application date08.Jan.2023 11:59 PM CET

Software Developer

 Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has around 46 000 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.

Your team
Would you like to apply your software development skills to help exploit the full capabilities of Sweden's flagship laboratory? You will have the chance to face new challenges of the synchrotron domain in a diverse and stimulating environment. 

The software and scientific data groups of the technical division provides MAX IV with a wide range of software solutions to support the scientific experiments being performed. We provide laboratory wide software solutions following international standards in synchrotrons, such as data acquisition, control system, web-based user interfaces, distributed hardware control, scanning tools for running experiments and metadata harvesting. An important role is to develop the functionality and maintain the reliability of the control and acquisition system software to meet the continuously evolving research requirements. We work on projects towards FAIR data, providing a storage infrastructure along with analysis tools for researchers to work on their data after their experiments. We also develop and operate services towards operation of the whole facility, such as proposal and scheduling systems, web site, issue tracking, electronic logging, diagnostic data, web and maintenance systems.

In our team you will meet open minded people from different perspectives. Being part the Software or Scientific data group, you will be in close collaboration with scientists as well as network, system, software and hardware engineers and scientific software experts. You will join a trust-oriented and open team where continuous improvement and mentorship is part of our culture. We promote a DevOps style cross functional team and collaboration between all members. 

MAX IV is looking for a Software Developer who will
be involved in the developments of the software groups of the technical division, covering a variety of systems and their integration into the experimental stations. As an experienced professional you will bridge the understanding of the scientific requirements and state of the art software development. You can thus work with your colleagues to understand the scientific motivations and with the team to implement solutions with their shared knowledge. You also know or can learn about the science of the experiments running in MAX IV. Having the advantage of working with our clients gives us the insight and opportunity to increase our success in delivering the best solutions which in turn enables them to deliver the best scientific results.
You will be expected to contribute to international collaborations and conferences about our research facility software. 
You will also be able to learn and to increase your skills, competence, and experience. 

Your main work tasks will be 
·    Developing software projects related to acquisition, visualisation and management of data at MAX IV.
·    Supporting the MAX IV staff in using the MAX IV software framework.
·    Improving the “User eXperience” for troubleshooting and finding simple user-friendly solutions to complex problems.
·    Participating to the team work,  planning and resource estimation as well as improving the group infrastructure. 

To be successful in this role you need to have the following qualifications 
·    A University degree in Computer Science or Physics
·    A professional experience with Python 3 and C++ programming. 
·    An understanding of common Software Architecture: Functional, OOP, Reactive 
·    The ability to work with ease in a Linux operating system environment.

Experience in any below are seen as merits
·    Full stack development
·    Knowledge in any of the following: Javascript, React, Database, in linux environment
·    Agile team environment, familiar with pair programming, review, unit tests, continuous integration, and continuous delivery. 
·    Software development in a scientific environment with domain knowledge in a related discipline (e.g. spectroscopy, microscopy, particle accelerators...).
·    Control System development.
·    An understanding of Performance and Distribution of systems: TCP/IP, ZMQ, ...
·    Other Software programming languages: JavaScript, C, C++, Go, Rust ...
·    Strong communication skills, fluent in English

Personal Qualities
In addition to the above it is regarded as highly important to supply evidence that you are a team player and can demonstrate your communication and collaborative skills. You should also be committed to quality work and able to understand requirements for scientific related developments. Also, due to the nature of our daily work, you should be able to successfully balance between the planned work and the unexpected needs at short notice. 

What we offer 
When you join MAX IV, you step into a world of front edge science. We make the invisible visible by supporting scientists from all over the world, generating scientific results for the benefit of society. We offer you a multicultural work environment with great opportunities for personal development with respect for a healthy work-life balance. 

Would you like to work in a challenging and supporting environment? Then join us and take the opportunity to make a real difference! 

For further information, please visit:
https://www.lunduniversity.lu.se/about-lund-university/work-lund-university
www.sweden.se
https://www.maxiv.lu.se/about-us/careerjobs/comp_and_benefits/ 



Probationary period may apply. 

Type of employmentPermanent position
Contract typeFull time
First day of employmentAs per agreement
SalaryMonthly salary
Number of positions1
Full-time equivalent100%
CityLund
CountySkåne län
CountrySweden
Reference numberPA2022/3860
Contact
  • Darren Spruce, +46462223941
Union representative
  • OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362,st@st.lu.se
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , 046-2229364,kansli@saco-s.lu.se
Published15.Dec.2022
Last application date08.Jan.2023 11:59 PM CET

System Engineer & Application Support

 Lund University was founded in 1666 and is repeatedly ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has around 46 000 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.

KITS Infrastructure Team
The KITS Infrastructure group is within the technical division and provides MAX IV with a wide range of IT solutions to support the operation of the facility which is dedicated to performing high performance scientific experiments with a world class source of X-ray light. Many of these experiments generate large amounts of data and therefore the IT services include HPC computing, high speed networks, peta-byte storage as well as a range of other IT technologies, including virtual compute farms and scalable computing with various services to support the office, administrative as well as scientific computing activities.

In our team you will meet open minded people from different perspectives. Being part the KITS group, you will be in close collaboration with your IT practitioner team colleagues as well as scientists, software and hardware engineers and scientific software experts. You will join a trust-oriented and open team where continuous improvement and mentorship is part of our culture. We promote a DevOps style cross functional team and collaboration between all people.

MAX IV is looking for a System Engineer who will
be involved in the application support of the software infrastructure of MAXIV. You may participate and contribute to international collaborations and conferences about Research Facility Software. You will also be able to learn and to increase your skills, competence, and experience.

Your main work tasks will be

  • Maintaining and developing applications used in operation.
  • Setting up environments and setting guidelines for putting applications into the production environment
  • Participating to the infrastructure teamwork, planning and resource estimation as well as improving the group infrastructure.

To be successful in this role you need to have the following qualifications

  • A professional experience with software operations of a variety of different platforms.
  • Experience with Docker, Ansible, Linux Administration, bash scripting
  • Demonstrated experience developing in one or more web backend technologies
  • Strong communication skills, fluent in English

Experience in one of more of below are seen as merits

  • Kubernetes, Python, Wiki, PHP

Personal Qualities
In addition to the above it is regarded as highly important to supply evidence that you are a team player and can demonstrate your communication and collaborative skills. You should also be committed to quality work and able to understand requirements for scientific related developments. Also, due to the nature of our daily work, you should be able to successfully balance between the planned work and the unexpected needs at short notice.

What we offer
When you join MAX IV, you step into a world of front edge science. We make the invisible visible by supporting scientist from all over the world, generating scientific results for the benefit of society. We offer you a multicultural work environment with great opportunities for personal development with respect for a healthy work-life balance.

Would you like to work in a challenging and supporting environment? Then join us and take the opportunity to make a real difference!

For further information, please visit:
https://www.lunduniversity.lu.se
www.sweden.se
compensation & benefits



Probationary period may apply.

Type of employmentPermanent position
Contract typeFull time
First day of employmentAs per agreement
SalaryMonthly salary
Number of positions1
Full-time equivalent100%
CityLund
CountySkåne län
CountrySweden
Reference numberPA2022/3859
Contact
  • Darren Spruce, +46462223941
Union representative
  • OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-2229362,st@st.lu.se
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , 046-2229364,kansli@saco-s.lu.se
Published15.Dec.2022
Last application date08.Jan.2023 11:59 PM CET

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