Uppsala University, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Uppsala University is a comprehensive research-intensive university with a strong international standing. Our mission is to pursue top-quality research and education and to interact constructively with society. Our most important assets are all the individuals whose curiosity and dedication make Uppsala University one of Sweden’s most exciting workplaces. Uppsala University has 46.000 students, 7.300 employees and a turnover of SEK 7.3 billion.

The Tandem Laboratory at Uppsala University invites applications for a researcher position in accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS). The laboratory is equipped with a 5 MV Pelletron tandem accelerator with dedicated ion sources, beam lines and detector systems, a MICADAS tandem accelerator for 14C analysis and sample preparation clean-room laboratories with AGE III systems and three IRMS for stable isotope analysis. The candidate is expected to equal extend conduct basic and applied AMS research with the existing infrastructure and the isotopes 10Be, 14C, 36Cl and 129I as well as-coordinate commission work with 14C. Within the frame of the commission work the applicants is anticipated to initiate collaboration with universities, industry and other sectors of the society. Supervision of undergraduate and PhD-student projects can be part of the working duties.

Prerequisites:  The holder of a position as researcher must have a PhD degree or equivalent.   Well-documented research experience using accelerator mass spectrometry particularly with 14C and applications in archaeology, geology and medicine and good fundamental understanding of electrostatic accelerator systems as well as sample pretreatment chemistry is required. Experiences in managing commission work with external users as well as experiences of leadership are considered to be of advantages.

Employment Period: The period of employment is 2 years. 

The application should contain a letter describing the applicant and her/his qualifications and research interests. It should also contain a CV, copies of relevant degrees, contact information for at least two reference persons, and a full publication list. Personal circumstances that may be of relevance in the evaluation, for example periods of parental leave, should be mentioned in the CV.

Uppsala University strives to be an inclusive workplace that promotes equal opportunities and attracts qualified candidates who can contribute to the University’s excellence and diversity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people of all backgrounds. 

Salary: Individual salary.

Starting date: 03-02-2020 or as otherwise agreed.

Type of employment: Temporary position according to central collective agreement.

Scope of employment: 100 %

For further information about the position please contact: Daniel Primetzhofer

Senior lecturer at Department of Physics and Astronomy, applied nuclear physics

daniel.primetzhofer@physics.uu.se Telephone: +46 18 471 3040

Please submit your application by 31 Januari 2020, UFV-PA 2019/4310.

Type of employment Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type Full time
Number of positions 1
Working hours 100%
City Uppsala
County Uppsala län
Country Sweden
Reference number UFV-PA 2019/4310
Union representative
  • Seko Universitetsklubben, seko@uadm.uu.se
  • ST/TCO, tco@fackorg.uu.se
  • Saco-rådet, saco@uadm.uu.se
Published 13.Dec.2019
Last application date 31.Jan.2020 11:59 PM CET

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