The “Laboratoire National de Santé”(Institut public au Grand-Duché de Luxembourg) is recruiting a Scientist (MSc or PhD in Chemistry, Biochemistry or Chemistry-Physics) (m/f) for the Food Surveillance Department, in a full time (40h/week) fixed-term (1 year) position, starting between August –September 2022
Possibility to convert the contract into a permanent contract after one year
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 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 two technical managers, organized by analytical domain, currently lead the team.
As a technical and scientific domain manager, you will consolidate and develop the analytical domain of food contact materials and develop a new domain of consumer products analysis. To do this, you will :
The candidate must have:
The position is ideally to be filled between August – September 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.