With a team of more than 170 scientists and engineers from life science, environmental science, and IT science, LIST’s Environmental Research and Innovation (ERIN) department has the necessary interdisciplinary knowledge and skills to tackle major environmental challenges our society is facing today : climate change mitigation, ecosystem resilience, sustainable energy systems, efficient use of renewable resources, and environmental pollution prevention and control.
The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is offering a full time engineer position in the domain of environmental policies.
The selected candidate will be part of the Sustainability Assessment and Circularity (SUSTAIN) research unit at the Department of Environmental Research and Innovation (ERIN) at LIST and will join the Environmental Policies group (EPS) of the SUSTAIN research unit.
The EPS group aims to contribute to a better control of environmental risks and the development towards a tox-free, circular society via science based support to the definition, implementation and evaluation of environmental policies at national and EU level.
It targets in particular (but is not restricted to) policies around chemicals, industrial installations, waste, and biodiversity.
As part of these activities, LIST runs the national REACH&CLP Helpdesk.
The selected candidate will mostly work on chemicals policies. She / he will :
The selected candidate will also contribute to the further development of the EPS activities on chemicals, e.g. on the substitution of hazardous chemicals, the safe use of chemicals, and a deeper focus on selected product groups such as nanomaterials, plastics, etc. Moreover she / he :
g. by supporting the consideration of regulatory aspects in LIST RDI projects
is considered an asset
g. environmental legislation, innovation, communication / awareness raising, project management, etc.)