The Laboratoire national de santé (Luxembourg public institution) is recruiting an Experienced epidemiologist specialised in Environmental and Occupational Health (PhD degree) for the 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 currently consists of two units that are in charge of the laboratory analyses in human food and in environmental and occupational health, respectively. The Department is now setting up a third Unit, Medical Expertise and Data Intelligence. This Unit will foresee in the epidemiological and toxicological expertise in the fields of environmental and occupational health, and this as an added value to the technical laboratory work. You will work under the supervision of the Department head who is a medical doctor specialized in environmental and occupational health and with a PhD in Epidemiology.
As an epidemiologist, you will:
This list of tasks should not be considered exhaustive. Missions may vary depending on the specific needs of the Department.
If you meet the above profile requirements and wish to apply, please send your application (CV, letter of intent and copies of your degrees) via our recruitment website: https://lns.lu/en/jobs/
Applications will be processed in order of arrival. The utmost confidentiality will be granted to each application.