The Laboratoire national de santé (Luxembourg public institution) is recruiting for a full or part time role and for a 1 year contract a:
Molecular Geneticist (MD or PhD) (m/f)
at the National Center of Genetics at the earliest convenience.
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.
The National Center of Genetics (NCG) is responsible for all aspects of human genetic related health care of Luxembourg. In order to meet the challenges ahead, we are looking for committed employees with a high level of expertise and innovative ideas. We are equipped with a state-of-the-art laboratory, including an Illumina platform for next-generation sequencing. We offer the unique possibility to be involved in Luxembourg`s national strategy to develop clinical genetics, to expand clinical and diagnostic activities, to promote research activities, and to take part in national and international networks and programs such as the “Plan national maladies rares 2018-2022”.
The Molecular Geneticist will actively participate in molecular genetic diagnostics and clinical reporting in the context of hereditary diseases (mainly hereditary cancer). He or she will also participate in implementation and set up of novel workflows and tests, with a focus on next-generation sequencing and other molecular biology techniques.