University of Luxembourg

Project Officer

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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 Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of MathematicsPhysicsEngineeringComputer ScienceLife Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in.

Your Role...

As project officer of the Department of Life Sciences and Medicine (DLSM), you will report to the head of department and you will:

Ensure Project and administrative tasks such as :

  • Facilitate set-up of project organization
  • Participate in the formulation of project applications (grant proposals and conventions)
  • Support the PIs with ethics applications to Comité National d’Etique de Recherche and Etics Review Panel
  • Approach possible project members in cooperation with line management
  • Follow-up on documents and complete relevant information about key performance indicators (budget, publications, etc.).
  • Follow-up on project deliverables and progress on milestones
  • Organize and set-up periodic meetings with project staff
  • Take care and follow-up on communication regarding the projects Draw up ad hoc reports for decision making committee and/or project owner
  • Compile and analyse information and prepare project reports, briefings and presentations for Project Managers
  • Provide project owner and project team with ad hoc updates and status reports ; contribute to research, analyse and follow-up on benchmark and other data as needed
  • Support the Principal Investigators in their recruitment, reporting, monitoring schedules and deadlines
  • Coordinate and organize inputs for internal and external communication, press releases, newsletter, homepage
  • Be involved in the organisation of the dissemination/outreach events

What we expect from you…

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent by work experience in a field related to Life Sciences (e.g., Cell or Molecular Biology)
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant working experience; the focus is on project office/facilitation through the entire project life cycle; experience in laboratory work is appreciated
  • Ability to multi-task across different topics
  • Fluency in English is mandatory
  • Willingness to work in an inter-cultural and international environment

In Short...

  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract , maximum duration of 13 Month
  • Work Hours: Part Time 24.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Belval
  • Internal Title: Project officer
  • Job Reference: UOL05129

How to apply...

Applications should include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE 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 …
  • Find out more about the University
  • Addresses, maps & routes to the various sites of the University

Job details

Project Officer
2, avenue de I'Universite Belvaux, Luxembourg
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