The « Laboratoire national de santé » (LNS) is seeking to recruit a laboratory technician in Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for our Microbiology department on a permanent full-time position.
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 LNS has its premises in Dudelange since 2013.
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.
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 and for HIV/HCV infections. The lab proposes different specialized activities and it is also considered as an expert lab on antimicrobial resistance. At the same time, it works closely together with the Ministry of Health and other European institutions for surveillance and epidemiological matters, as well as the National Service for Infectious Diseases as far as diagnostics is concerned.
As Laboratory technician, you will:
This list of tasks should not be considered exhaustive.
If you meet the above profile and wish to apply, please send your application (CV, letter of intent and copies of your degrees).
Your application will be treated with confidentiality.
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.