University of Luxembourg

Research & Development specialist in Exposomics Data Analysis

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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.

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 Environmental Cheminformatics (ECI) Research Group at LCSB is seeking a Research and Development Specialist to support the growing number of projects in the group. The initial focus will be carrying out non-targeted chemical data analysis (potentially with some wet lab experience) on projects related to the metabolome of mid-brain organoids from pluripotent stem cells of Parkinson’s disease patients, as well as other existing exposure projects on model organisms such as zebrafish, yeast and/or C. elegans. The focal topic of the work will shift throughout the contract, depending on project timelines. The R&D Specialist will work closely with both the analytical and computational group members at ECI.

What we expect from you…

We seek a highly motivated student with the following profile:

  • Master’s degree (MSc or equivalent) in chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, environmental sciences, toxicology or related fields, with high motivation to contribute to Open Science
  • Willingness to work closely with analytical and computational group members on many projects
  • Experience in cheminformatics and/or HRMS data analysis/workflows in R or other open software
  • Fluency in English is essential; German, French and/or Luxembourgish skills will be advantageous

We offer...

  • A key role in internationally renowned open environmental cheminformatics developments
  • Highly competitive remuneration including all public national security system benefits
  • A dynamic, exciting and equal opportunity international research environment

In Short...

  • Contract Type: Befristeter Vertrag 24 Monat (potential for renewal dependent on funding)
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Stunden pro Woche
  • Ideal start date: January 2023
  • Location: Belval
  • Job Reference: UOL05391

How to apply...

Applications should be submitted online and include:

  • A full curriculum vitae, including any publications
  • The contact details of three referees, and/or provide reference letters
  • A copy of the relevant diplomas
  • A cover letter indicating your motivation for both the project and joining the group, your relevant experience and future interests

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 …
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