University of Luxembourg

Research and Development specialist for Translational Medicine (50 %)

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The University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250 universities worldwide.

The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) is an interdisciplinary centre of the University of Luxembourg, combining experimental, medical and computational approaches to analyse complex biological systems and disease processes. Through the establishment of research groups led by clinical scientists, the LCSB also bridges to the clinic. Technological platforms and models on different scales, covering in silico, in vitro and in vivo models in addition to patients and family studies, are the essential elements of the LCSB research strategy. 

Your Role...
  • Develop and managing scientific concepts for clinical and experimental research projects with focus, but not exclusively, in the area of microbiome research
  • Analyze and interpret results and data obtained, especially in liaising with computational biology experts and prepare result report documentation
  • Write regularly progress reports, prepare document research projects, contribute to manuscripts from scientific results, prepare presentations for internal and external scientific meetings and grant proposals
  • Assist in study planning and coordination, develop protocols and integrate scientific results in study programs
  • Engage in relationship management with partners, both internally and externally as well as with patients
  • Develop and conduct teaching activities for practical’s and tutorials
  • You may participate in clinical and laboratory research if applicable partly autonomously and report directly to the PI and co-workers
What we expect from you…
  • MD or MSc or equivalent diploma in natural sciences (preferably human biology, biochemistry or bioinformatics)
  • Some experience (how many years?) in clinical and/or (basic?) research project or study management is desirable
  • Knowledge of molecular biology and medical (patho)physiology
  • Experience in writing papers and grant applications
  • Experience in bioinformatics methodologies would be an asset
  • Fluency in English and good level of French and German is desired
  • Excellent organisational, communication and team-working skills
In Short...
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month - extendable
  • Work Hours: Part Time 20.0 Hours per Week
  • Earliest starting date: December 2021
  • Location: Belval
  • Job Reference: UOL04511
How to apply...

Applications should be submitted online and include:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Contact information of 2 references

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.

The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.

In return you will get…
  • Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). 
  • A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure.
  • A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations, NGOs …
Further information...

For further information and application details, please contact Dr. Jochen Schneider via email: jochen.schneider@uni.lu

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Research and Development specialist for Translational Medicine (50 %)
6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi , Luxembourg
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