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[ccp4bb] Open position: Postdoctoral fellow BioMAX beamline at MAX IV laboratory




Dear all,
I want to point you to this open position within the MX group of MAXIV:


Lunds universitet, MAX IV, Diffraction & Scattering

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is regularly ranked as one of the world’s top 100 higher education institutions. The University has 41 000 students and 7 500 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 Laboratory has operated successfully for more than 30 years and runs the new MAX IV synchrotron facility in Lund. Fully developed it will receive more than 2 000 scientists annually, from Sweden and the rest of the world. They will do research in areas such as materials science, structural biology, chemistry and nanotechnology. 200 people are currently employed at the MAX IV Laboratory. 
MAX IV, inaugurated June 2016, is the largest and most ambitious Swedish investment in national research infrastructure and the brightest source of X-rays worldwide. MAX IV Laboratory is hosted by Lund University. 

Tasks:

We are now looking for a postdoctoral fellow for our BioMAX team. The tasks will include:

- Assistance within the commissioning and the development of BioMAX at its initial stage for the beginning user operation. 
- Characterization of the Eiger detector, the ISARA sample changer and the diffractometer. 
- Develop experimental procedures to determine the performance of the beamline components. 
- Collect high quality low resolution data and investigate its potential utilisation. 
- Collaborate with the iNEXT partners on the scientific task of low resolution data investigtions. 
- Support of the user operation of BioMAX.


Qualifications:

The successful candidate must have a PhD within a relevant area and 
hands on experiences in carrying out synchrotron based, x-ray diffraction experiments. Hands on experiences in protein crystallization and sample preparation
and ability to evaluate experimental data, including data processing, phasing and structure refinement are also required. 

The following qualidfications are considered as an asset:

- Proven knowledge of X-ray instrumentations for x-ray diffraction techniques.
- Previous work at other MX-beamlines.
- Proven track of carrying out and publish extensive research programs.

 
As a person you have excellent communication- and team working skills as well as the ability to work independently. Excellent command of english both oral and written is required.

This is a 1 year temporary position.

Lund University welcomes applicants with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We regard gender equality and diversity as a strength and an asset.
Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
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 PA2016/4230
Contact
  • Uwe Müller, +46730655268 
Union representative
Published 24.Nov.2016
Last application date 15.Dec.2016 11:59 PM CET
Applications can be done via this web page: https://lu.mynetworkglobal.com/en/what:job/jobID:123662/where:4/


Best regards,
Uwe

Uwe Mueller
Group manager diffraction & scattering beamlines
BioMAX beam line manager

MAX IV Laboratory
Lund University
P.O. Box 118, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
Visiting address: Fotongatan 2, 225 94 Lund
Mobile:  +46(0)730-655268
E-mail: uwe.muller@maxiv.lu.se



Uwe Mueller
Group manager diffraction & scattering beamlines
BioMAX beam line manager

MAX IV Laboratory
Lund University
P.O. Box 118, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
Visiting address: Fotongatan 2, 225 94 Lund
Mobile:  +46(0)730-655268
E-mail: uwe.muller@maxiv.lu.se