The Laboratoire national de santé (LNS) is currently seeking an Autopsy Assistant for the Department of Forensic Medicine on a full-time basis for a temporary one-year contract.
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.
In this pivotal role as an Autopsy Assistant, you will play a crucial part in supporting our forensic pathologists to ensure the efficient management of cadavers and the smooth execution of autopsies. You will closely collaborate with the autopsy team and be responsible for the following tasks:
If you find this position appealing and meet the specified requirements, please submit your resume and ideally a cover letter highlighting your relevant experiences.
We appreciate the interest of all applicants in the position of Autopsy Assistant at LNS; however, only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.
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.