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Laboratory Assistant (m/f) Ref°31

Type of contract: Full-time and undetermined duration contract (CDI)

The “Laboratoire national de santé” (Public Establishment) is recruiting a Laboratory Assistant (m/f) on a full-time basis for a permanent contract in the Pathological Anatomy service at the National Center of Pathology.

About the Laboratoire national de santé

The « Laboratoire national de santé » (LNS) is a public institution under the supervision of the Ministry of Health in Luxembourg. As a multidisciplinary institute, the LNS consists of four scientific departments in the fields of medical biology, microbiology, forensic medicine and health protection. In addition, the LNS is also hosting the National Center of Pathology and the National Center of Genetics.

The mission of the LNS is to develop analytical and scientific expertise related to the prevention, diagnosis and monitoring of human diseases and to ensure the role of a national control or reference laboratory as well as to carry out forensic tasks. The institution also contributes to the development, harmonization and promotion of technical laboratory methods in close collaboration with local and international analytical laboratories. Within the scope of its responsibilities, the LNS is also leading research and teaching activities in collaboration with partners in Luxembourg and abroad.

With its modern infrastructure in line with the recent evolution of medical and analytical sciences, the LNS is an ambitious laboratory with innovative projects that increase its expertise in public health.



Reporting to the Head of Department and the Head of Service, in an international and multicultural environment, you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring that samples are archived/unarchived
  • Helping to prepare the various workstations
  • Sorting and disposing of waste
  • Complying with health and safety rules
  • Comply with quality procedures
  • Receive deliveries
  • Ensuring that laboratory equipment is available
  • Organizing and classifying reagents (batch tracking)

The list of tasks is not exhaustive


  • Educational background in connection with the Laboratory assistant post
  • Good knowledge of various general laboratory techniques
  • At least 1 year experience in an analysis laboratory
  • Good knowledge of English and French. Knowledge of one of the following languages is considered an advantage: German and Luxembourgish.
  • Sense of organization, responsibility and confidentiality
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team
  • Awareness of health and safety rules and adherence to laboratory procedures
  • Proficiency in working software (DaVinci)


If you are ready to make a real difference in healthcare, please submit your application by sending us your resume and ideally a cover letter outlining your relevant experience.

We thank all applicants for their interest in Laboratory Assistant position at the LNS. However, please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


At the final stages of the recruitment process, the successful candidate will be asked to provide supporting documentation such as, copies of diplomas and certificates of employment. An official criminal record (bulletin no.3) will also be required for consultation purpose.