University of Luxembourg

Scientific Project Manager (Postdoc) - Projects in “Operative Neuroimaging - AI for Next Generation Neurosurgery”

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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 focuses among others 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.

Within the University, the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) is a highly interdisciplinary research centre (IC), integrating experimental biology and computational biology approaches in order to develop the foundation of a future predictive, preventive and personalized medicine.

Your Role...

The Interventional Neuroscience Group runs several research projects in the field of Operative Neuroimaging, technologically building on biomedical signal analysis and medical image computing. The projects cover medical image analysis and data science for improved deep brain stimulation, signal analysis and translational work towards more robust AI models for medical image computing, in particular being applied to data from neurodegenerative diseases and brain tumours.  All projects share the overall aim to contribute towards a next generation of neurosurgery.

The group is bridging between basic computational research and clinical application at the National Clinical Department of Neurosurgery. We are aiming to extend our work in Operative Neuroimaging towards a larger research Initiative.

Key Tasks involve the management of:

  • Scientific strategy of the project
  • Scientific contribution and support in the preparation of grant applications
  • Contribute to the hiring processes of the upcoming staff
  • Obtain ethical and regulatory approvals
  • Compliance with data protection and exchange regulations
  • Interfacing between collaborating institutions, including setup of scientific partnerships and the required collaboration agreements
  • Preparation of future steps of our long term “Operative Imaging” initiative
  • Internal scientific knowledge management
  • Training of students in project and scientific knowledge management matters
  • Editing of scientific reports for national and international funding agencies or donors
  • General scientific support of the PI / the team coordinator in the coordination of research activities
  • Optimising the communication and dissemination of the team

What we expect from you…

  • PhD with experience in research management
  • Scientific track record
  • Autonomous self-starter with very strong organisational and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication, team-working and interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm and great commitment to research
  • Excellent command of English language
  • Own previous scientific grant applications are considered a plus
  • Knowledge of the local research landscape is an asset
  • Command of German, Luxembourgish or French is an asset

We are looking for highly motivated candidates who share our passion for research, are interested in acquiring new skills and wish to be part of an international interdisciplinary team.

At our team we follow a leadership concept of promoting independent work, encouraging staff to contribute with their own ideas and concepts.

In Short...

  • Contract Type: Contrat à durée déterminée 24 Mois (with the possibility of renewal for up to 5 years)
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Heures par Semaine
  • Location: Belval
  • Internal Title: Postdoctoral researcher
  • Job Reference: UOL05428

The yearly gross salary for every Postdoctoral Researcher at the UL is EUR 77167 full time

How to apply...

Applications in English should be submitted online and include:

  • A motivation letter
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • Copy of PhD diploma
  • Reference letters

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 …
  • Find out more about the University
  • Addresses, maps & routes to the various sites of the University

Further information...

Contacts for further information

  • Dr. Andreas Husch (Interventional Neuroscience Group, Coordinator Computational Team):
  • Prof. Dr. Frank Hertel (Interventional Neuroscience Group, PI & Head of the National Department of Neurosurgery, Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg):

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Scientific Project Manager (Postdoc) - Projects in “Operative Neuroimaging - AI for Next Generation Neurosurgery”
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