The "Laboratoire national de santé" (Luxembourg public institution) is recruiting a dynamic and pro-active Biologist (medical or pharmacist biologist) (m / f), with an experience in environmental and occupational hygiene and health, for the Unit Environmental Hygiene and Human Biological Monitoring’ (Department Health Protection) in a full time, permanent position.
About the Laboratoire national de santé (LNS) and the Unit Environmental Hygiene and Human Biological Monitoring’ : 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 Unit Environmental Hygiene and Human Biological Monitoring’ has strong expertise in indoor pollution, migration analyses, and biological and occupational surveillance.
The Unit mainly works for the Ministry of Health and is an active partner in the H2020-project Coordinating and advancing human biomonitoring in Europe to provide evidence for chemical policy making’ (HBM4EU).
About the position : Job description : As a biologist, you will expand the human biomonitoring activities inside the Unit Environmental Hygiene and Human Biological Monitoring’.
Therefore, you will Optimize existing methods and develop new methods for the analyses of organic compounds in samples collected for human biomonitoring (using GC-MS, LC-MS, etc.
Proven track record in the method development for organic compounds in a chemical laboratory, preferentially in the field of environmental and occupational health Experience in mass spectrometry and separation technics (e.
A perfect fluency in English and French (oral and written). Working proficiency in Luxembourgish and / or German is considered as an advantage.
Excellent team working skills; Result and client oriented mindset; Ability to generate the necessary information from the working context to report to and interact with upper management levels and supporting services.
An international and multidisciplinary environment; Continuous training possibilities.