Career Opportunities

Kick-start your career in interdisciplinary nanoscience and nanotechnology

NanoLund always welcomes applications from outstanding candidates for Masters projects, PhD studies or for postdoctoral work. We offer:

  • a creative, world-class interdisciplinary research environment for fundamental and applied nanoscience
  • state-of-the-art infrastructure for the fabrication and characterization of nanostructures
  • a highly regarded scientific education
  • internships in nanotechnology industry
  • intellectual property training
  • a strong international nanoscience network
  • family-friendly living conditions and a high degree of social security
  • a competitive salary and full employment contracts for PhD students and postdocs

Positions with NanoLund research groups (right now: 2)

Synchrotron Radiation Research PhD position: Nanostructured X-ray detectors (PA2019/2835)
The student will study the interaction of X-rays with nanostructures, with the aim of developing future high-resolution detectors. In particular, nanowires and other nanostructures will be investigated as X-ray detectors. To this end, the project will create devices in the Lund Nano Lab, which has world class facilities for nanodevice fabrication. Detectors will be made using electron beam lithography, metal evaporation and other nanofabrication tools. The devices will initially be characterized and optimized using electrical and optical methods. Subsequently, the devices will be tested using nanofocused X-ray beams at the Nanomax beamline at the new MAX IV synchrotron, as well as at PETRA-III in Germany, ESRF in France and possibly other international synchrotron facilities.
Contact: Jesper Wallentin (
Apply online: full announcement (application deadline October 31th)
Application deadline Oct 31
Chemical Physics Doctoral student in Chemical Physics (PA2019/2358)
Operation of time-resolved spectroscopy set-ups; development and optimization of Pump - RePump addition to the set-up; investigation of ultra-fast dynamics in Fe-based transition metal complexes; coherent control measurements of energy dissipation pathways in selected Fe-based transition metal complexes by means of existing experimental facilities; analysis of conventional, Pump - RePump and coherent control experimental data; Active participation in the collaborations within Fe-carbenes scientific consortium.
Contact: Arkady Yartsev (
Apply online: full announcement (application deadline September 30th)
Application deadline Sept 30


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