KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Research Engineer in Experimental Physics
KTH Royal Institute of Technology
KTH in Stockholm is the largest and oldest technical university in Sweden. No less than one-third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering education capacity at university level is provided by KTH.
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Published: 17 days ago
Application deadline: May 31
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
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Research Engineer in Experimental Physics

KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as in architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

The School of Engineering Sciences carries out a wide range of research at the international front line, from fundamental disciplines such as Physics and Mathematics, to Engineering Mechanics with applications such as Aeronautics and Vehicle Engineering. We also offer university degree programs in Engineering Physics, Vehicle Engineering, and 'Open entrance', as well as a number of international masters programmes

Job description

Technical support for our experimental infrastructure as well as limited computer and software support. Department common tasks related to safety and regulations. Examples of tasks are: Design, construction and maintenance of experimental infrastructure in the domain of optics, electronics, cryo- and vacuum technology. Mechanical design and construction. Maintenance of web pages and software. Responsibility for work- and fire safety.

Qualifications

We are looking for a candidate with a doctoral education in experimental physics or similar. The candidate must have demonstrated knowledge and experience in working with:

  • Electronic systems for instrument control and data collection
  • Optical setups including lasers
  • Cryotechnology
  • Ultra-high vacuum technology
  • Mechanical design and construction
  • Web and software maintenance

The candidate must also be able to demonstrate aptitude in providing service to others and good interpersonal skills.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH:s web page.

Application

Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad. Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application.

Others

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

Type of employment: Permanent position
Contract type: Full time
First day of employment: According to agreement
Salary: Monthly salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
City: Stockholm
County: Stockholms län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: S-2017-0709
Contact:
  1. Oscar Tjernberg, +46 8 790 41 58, oscar@kth.se
Published: 2017-05-10
Last application date: 2017-05-31
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