Le Laboratoire national de santé (Luxembourg public institution) is recruiting an Experienced Project manager for (inter)national science-policy initiatives in Environmental Health / Medicine (PhD degree) for the Unit Medical Expertise and Data Intelligence (Department Health Protection) in a full time position (40h / week) with a permanent contract starting at the earliest convenience.
About the Laboratoire national de santé (LNS) and the Department Health Protection
The Laboratoire national de santé (LNS) is a public institution under the supervision of the Ministry of Health in Luxembourg.
Organised as a multidisciplinary institute and supported by a professional services team, the LNS includes four scientific departments in the fields of medical biology, microbiology, forensic medicine and health protection, in addition to hosting the National Center of Pathology and the National Center of Genetics.
The LNS has its new premises in Dudelange, with state of the art, modern infrastructure in line with recent developments in medical sciences.
Its objective is to develop scientific and analytical expertise related to the prevention, diagnosis and monitoring of human diseases.
Its ultimate mission is to serve patients and citizens and offer excellence in health care.
The Department Health Protection supports public health policy, focusing on food security and environmental pollution, through servicing, expert advice and scientific research.
The Department consists of two units that are in charge of the laboratory analyses in human food and in environmental and occupational health, respectively.
In 2020, the Department has initiated the setting up a third Unit, Medical Expertise and Data Intelligence (MEDI). This Unit hosts the epidemiological and toxicological expertise in the fields of environmental health.
The Unit is now also becoming in charge of the direct patient-care, including the consultations in Environmental Medicine, and the direct collaborations with the hospitals.
Finally, the Unit represents Luxembourg in the science-policy initiatives at national and international level. You will work under the direct supervision of a medical doctor specialized in environmental and occupational health and with a PhD in Epidemiology (currently she is heading the Department Health Protection).
As a senior project manager, you will :
For the Dpt Health Protection :
Be in charge of the project management of the science-policy initiatives :
The LNS is participating in the Human Biomonitoring for Europe (HBM4EU) initiative and foresees to contribute substantially in the next Partnership for Chemical Risk Assessment (PARC).
This includes the following tasks :
For these aspects, you work closely together with the LNS Legal Advisor, Scientific Advisor and Chief Finance Officer.
For the MEDI-Unit :
The LNS is setting up a pregnancy cohort with follow-up of the offspring until the age of 12. The cohort will investigate the impact of the pre-natal and early-life indoor exposome on children’s health.
This list of tasks should not be considered exhaustive. Missions may vary depending on the specific needs of the MEDI-Unit and the future science-policy initiatives of the Department Health Protection.
JOB SPECIFIC SKILLS
If you meet the above profile requirements and wish to apply, please send your application (CV, letter of intent and copies of your degrees).
Applications will be processed in order of arrival. The utmost confidentiality will be granted to each application.