Le Laboratoire national de santé(Luxembourg public institution) is recruiting an Unit Head for the Unit Medical Expertise and Data Intelligence (PhD) within the Department Health Protection in a full-time position (40 h/week) with a permanent contract
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 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 and health care for problems caused or aggravated by the environment, including indoor pollution, the working context, consumer products, food and food contact materials. We fulfill this mission through servicing, expert advice and applied research. The Department historically consisted of two units that are in charge of the laboratory analyses in human food and in environmental and occupational health, respectively. The Department started setting up a third Unit, Medical Expertise and Data Intelligence in March 2021. This Unit hosts the medical, epidemiological and toxicological expertise in the domains of environmental and occupational health/medicine with an expanding team of eight members. The unit supports the new National Service of Environmental Medicine, launched 17 November 2022 at the Centre Hospitalier Emile Mayrisch (CHEM). It also sets-up and carries out the epidemiological surveys in environmental and occupational health for Luxembourg. Furthermore, the Unit is an active partner in the European Partnership for the Assessment of Risks from Chemicals (PARC), a 7-year science-policy Research & Innovation programme launched in May 2022 co-funded by the European Union.
As Unit Head, you report directly to the Head of the Department Health Protection. You will:
This list of tasks should not be considered exhaustive. Missions may vary depending on the specific needs of the Unit or the Department.
If you meet the above profile and wish to apply, please submit your application (CV and Cover letter) via our website. Your application will be treated 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.