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Career Opportunities

Kick-start your career in interdisciplinary nanoscience and nanotechnology

A key-success factor for NanoLund is our wide sharing of equipment that allows everyone – from doctoral students to new faculty – to access an incredibly wide range of capabilities within characterization, fabrication and modelling, from the day they start working with us.
NanoLund always welcomes applications from outstanding candidates for masters projects, doctoral studies or postdoctoral work.
Welcome with your application!

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 strong international nanoscience network
  • a highly regarded scientific education
  • internships in nanotechnology industry
  • intellectual property training
  • family-friendly living conditions and a high degree of social security
  • a competitive salary and full employment contracts for doctoral students and postdocs

Current vacancies in NanoLund research groups

All positions are regularly posted in the Lund University recruitment system. Vacancy announcements within NanoLund are listed below. To apply for a position, click the Login and apply button in the vacancy announcement, and you will be guided to the recruitment system.

Post doctoral fellow in Polarised Small Angle Neutron Scattering

Work duties: Conduct research using polarised small angle neutron scattering, and assist the instrumentation efforts associated with LoKI and SKADI. In conducting research, the postdoctoral fellow is expected to work with supervisors at Lund University and ESS, as well as with a postdoctoral fellow focusing on polarized neutron imaging and a research engineer focusing on the instrumentation development. 

Supervisor: Elizabeth Blackburn, Professor at Synchrotron Radiation Research

Application deadline: 02 May 2021

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Doctoral student in Physics: Atomic scale dynamics of nanostructures for photonics and electronics

Work duties: The project center on studies and control of dynamics down to the atomic length (nano/picometer) and time (femto/attosecond) scales through excitation by advanced light sources such as ultrafast lasers and/or electrical operation of nanoscale devices. A broad range of nanostructures and devices will be explored, with a focus on 0D, 1D and 2D metal-semiconductor hybrid systems with potential novel applications in renewable energy and computation.

Supervisor: Anders Mikkelsen, Professor at Synchrotron Radiation Research and NanoLund Director

Application deadline: 05 May 2021

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