TYPE DE CONTRAT : CDD - temps plein
The Laboratoire national de santé is recruiting a Research and Development Scientist for a full time position (40h / week) with a 1 year temporary contract (CDD) with a potential of permanent contract after 1 year for the department of Microbiology
About the Laboratoire national de santé (LNS)
The Laboratoire national de santé (LNS) is a public institution under the supervision of the Ministry of Health in Luxembourg.
LNS is organized 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 is based at 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 of microbiology offers reference laboratory activities in partnership with various other public and private laboratories in the country.
The department is nominated as National Reference Laboratory for Acute Respiratory Infections. At the same time, it works closely together with the Ministry of Health and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
The department established new Research and Development team (R&D) to support the evolution of its portfolio in new diagnostic methods and research projects especially in the field of pathogen genomics.
This post is created to expand the team and lead its evolution to international standards. The department had recently signed an industrial partnership with Advanced Biological Laboratories (ABL) to develop diagnostic tools for SARS-CoV-2.
The research portfolio of the department expanded in the last year to cover acute respiratory infection.