The Laboratoire national de santé (Luxembourg public institution) is recruiting a Clinical Microbiologist/Virologist (m/f) for a full time role and for a fixed duration contract – CDD, 12 Month, starting as soon as possible
About the 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 recent 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 to deliver excellence in healthcare.
The department of microbiology at the LNS is progressive, dynamic, innovative and housed in purpose built, state of the art facilities of the highest standards. The department offers a large range of technical equipment, including a Maldi-Tof, a SIRSCAN, a complete molecular biology platform including NGS facilities and a dedicated BSL level three laboratory.
The LNS operates in a multidisciplinary and international scientific environment, including mainly the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB – http://wwwde.uni.lu/lcsb) as well as the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH – https://www.lih.lu). Participation in research is actively encouraged and the post-holder will be supported in developing as a clinical leader.
The department is subdivided into three units:
About the mission
The LNS is now seeking a forward-looking Clinical Microbiologist for the unit of Virology and Serology. The candidate will provide clinical leadership in microbiology, enhance liaison with the hospitals in Luxembourg, further develop laboratory capacity and, within the context of a multidisciplinary team, participate in international and national monitoring networks and research.
The above list is not exhaustive and further tasks could be added according to the needs of the department. Successful candidates will be offered a competitive salary, depending on qualification and experience.
Dr. Tamir Abdelrahman, Head of the Microbiology department e-mail: email@example.com or Dr Nguyen-Trung Nguyen Head of Virology and Serology unit Trung.Nguyen@lns.etat.lu.
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