Research engineer, Experimental safety

Website MAXIVLaboratory MAX IV Laboratory

Lunds universitet, MAX IV, Safety

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.

We are looking for a new team member to join the Safety Group at MAX IV Laboratory.

As the successful candidate, you have working experience with user experiments and experimental safety from a large scale facility, such as a synchrotron light facility or neutron facility.

Tasks
The candidate will be working with experimental safety with focus on:

– Development and implementation of routines and tools in order to create an environment where complex technical and scientific projects can be executed in a safe way.
– Be responsible for experimental safety at beamlines and for user experiments, and to make sure that experiments are conducted in a safe way.
– Give support to staff and users in doing risk assessments when working with chemicals, and handling of gases.
– Participate in development of projects and making them safe and compliant with laws and regulations.

Qualifications
The successful candidate has the following qualifications:

– PhD degree in Chemistry or other subject of relevance for the position.
– Documented working experience as staff member from a synchrotron light facility or a neutron facility.
– Documented experience with experiments at beamlines or scientific instruments.
– Documented experience  in dealing with safety related matters associated with high risk experiments, involving work with a wide range of hazardous materials.
– Documented experience in preparing risk assessments.

Probationary period may apply.

Type of employment Tillsvidareanställning
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100 %
City Lund
County Skåne län
Country Sweden
Reference number PA2018/840
Contact
  • Katarina Norén, +46709323423
Union representative
  • OFR/S:Fackförbundet ST:s kansli, 046-222 93 62, st@st.lu.se
  • SACO:Saco-s-rådet vid Lunds , 046-222 93 64, kansli@saco-s.lu.se
Published 04.Jul.2018
Last application date 19.Aug.2018 11:59 PM CET

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