Clinical Research (& Development) Specialist for Translational Medicine (50 %)
University of Luxembourg
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
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About the University

The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character .

It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education.

It s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.

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.
  • Perform clinical testing and human-related laboratory examinations for bridging translating findings from research to clinics
  • Engage in relationship management with partners, both internally and externally as well as with patients and partners, visit partner site for surveillance of recruitment and / or data acquisition
  • Assist in study planning and coordination, develop protocols and integrate scientific results in study programs
  • 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
  • Develop and conduct teaching activities for practical’s and tutorials
  • You will conduct research mainly autonomously in collaboration with co-workers and report directly to the PI
  • Your Profile

  • MD or MSc or equivalent diploma in natural sciences (preferably human biology, biochemistry or bioinformatics)
  • Experience in contribution to clinical and basic research project or study management
  • Knowledge of molecular biology and medical (patho)physiology
  • Experience in producing papers for publications and outreach activities related to biomedical research
  • Additional education in the field of bioinformatics would be an asset.
  • Fluency in English. Good level of German and ideally also French
  • Excellent organisational, communication and team-working skills
  • We offer

  • A fully funded position with competitive remuneration
  • Working in an international research center and in close interaction with multiple stakeholders from researchers to clinicians
  • An exciting interdisciplinary environment bringing together computational scientists, biologists and clinicians
  • In Short

  • Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract 24 Month
  • Work Hours : Part Time 20.0 Hours per Week
  • Location : Belval
  • Foreseen starting date : January 2021
  • Job Reference : UOL03690
  • Further Information

    Your application in English should include the following documents :

  • curriculum vitae
  • cover letter
  • contact information of 2 references
  • Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception.

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