The “Laboratoire National de Santé” (Institut public au Grand-Duché de Luxembourg) is recruiting
a research engineer (MSc or PhD in molecular biology, biotechnology or food science) (m/f) for the Food Surveillance Department, in a full time (40h/week) permanent position, starting 1 January 2022.
About the Laboratoire National de Santé (LNS)
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.
About the Unit “Surveillance Alimentaire”
The Unit “Surveillance Alimentaire” is part of the Health Protection Department and consists of a multidisciplinary team with strong expertise in analytical chemistry, molecular biology and food microbiology. The Food Surveillance Unit is ISO 17 025 accredited and hosts 14 National Reference Laboratories (NRLs) in food control. A head of unit and three technical managers, organized by analytical domain, lead the team. A research engineer assists the technical managers for the Research and Development part and for the technical quality.
As an Engineer you will perform the following duties
Research and Development:
This list of tasks should not be considered exhaustive. Missions may vary depending on the specific needs of the Department.
The candidate must have
The position is to be filled by January 2022.
Applications will be handled on a first come, first served basis. Each application will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. Applications, together with a curriculum vitae, a letter of motivation and a copy of the diploma should be submitted via the “apply” button below.