Infrastructure Manager for an X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy Facility


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The interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) at Aarhus University invites applications for a position as academic technical scientist (AC-TAP) offering applicants an exciting opportunity to develop a newly funded experimental research facility for near-ambient pressure X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (NAP-XPS) at solid-gas and solid-liquid interfaces.

Expected start date and duration of employment

This is a permanent position starting from June 15th, 2024.

Job description

The tasks as infrastructure manager includes the coordination and execution of daily operations required to run, maintain, and develop the NAP-XPS instrument.
The manager will furthermore be the direct scientific contact-point for users to offer guidance for planning of the experiment, carry out training and instruction of users and provide on-going support and troubleshooting during the experiments.
The infrastructure manager will also take part in dissemination and international and national networking activities in order to build an academic and industrial user base for the infrastructure.

Your profile

Applicants should hold a PhD in chemistry, physics, nanoscience or equivalent and have strong experience with X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy.
Documented experience with maintenance and construction of ultra-high vacuum systems or similar types of advanced experimental equipment is a requirement.
The applicant should be socially oriented, possess communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
Strong skills in written and spoken English are a requirement for the position.

Who we are

iNANO, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (, is a major research and education center based at the Faculty of Natural Science at Aarhus University, hosting 60 senior scientists, ~100 postdocs and ~80 PhD students. The center combines expertise from Physics, Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Medicine to carry out world-class interdisciplinary research.

The center gives access to a broad range of infrastructure, tools and expertise, and the new NAP-XPS facility is expected to become a key part of the center’s interdisciplinary activities. With a 5-year undergraduate nanotechnology program and nanoscience graduate program the center provides a full educational environment. In addition to the large base of basic research, the center has a large number of ongoing industrial projects and partnerships.

What we offer

You will become part of an exciting interdisciplinary research environment with many national, international and industrial collaborators. The work environment encourages lively, open and critical discussion and it is a workplace characterised by professionalism, equality and a healthy work-life balance.  

Place of work and area of employment

The place of work is at Gustav Wieds Vej 14 in Aarhus C, and the area of employment is Aarhus University with affiliated institutions.

The position is available as long as the above-mentioned tasks exist.

Contact information

For further information, please contact: Prof. Jeppe V. Lauritsen, Tel: +45 2338 2369,


Applications must be received no later than May 9th, 2024.

Formalities and salary range

Salary and terms as agreed between the Danish Ministry of Taxation and the Confederation of Professional Unions.

Aarhus University’s ambition is to be an attractive and inspiring workplace for all and to foster a culture in which each individual has opportunities to thrive, achieve and develop. We view equality and diversity as assets, and we welcome all applicants.

The application must be submitted via Aarhus University’s recruitment system, which can be accessed under the job advertisement on Aarhus University's website.

Aarhus University

Aarhus University is an academically diverse and research-intensive university with a strong commitment to high-quality research and education and the development of society nationally and globally. The university offers an inspiring research and teaching environment to its 38,000 students (FTEs) and 8,300 employees, and has an annual revenues of EUR 935 million. Learn more at


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Aarhus Universitet, Gustav Wieds Vej 14, 8000 Aarhus C


Ansøgningsfrist: 09-05-2024; - ansøgningsfristen er overskredet

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