Post-doc/Researcher in Epidemiology - Human exposure to pollutants - BA0716

The researcher will integrate the Human Biomonitoring Research Unit (HBRU). He/She will be involved in epidemiological studies focused on human exposure to pollutants (pesticides, POPs, PAHs, endocrine disruptors) based on the analysis of biological matrices, and on the study of associations between exposure and health outcomes.

LIH-House of Biohealth
29, rue Henri Koch, Esch-sur-Alzette L-4354, Luxembourg
Key Accountabilities
  • Interpret data from human biomonitoring/epidemiological studies and conduct basic statistical analysis
  • Write scientific publication and present results in International conferences
  • Write research grant to obtain competitive funding
  • Be involved in the supervision of research projects/contracts
  • Provide support to other researchers, Master and PhD students
  • Participate in the daily laboratory functioning
  • Any experiene in analysis of biological samples based on GC- and LC-/MSMS methods is a plus

Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications
  • PhD in the field of Epidemiology / Human Biomonitoring with a minimum of 2 years of experience (mandatory)
  • Skills in Epidemiology and statistical treatment of data (mandatory)
  • Knowledge in human  environmental / occupational exposure to organic pollutants (mandatory)
  • Expertise in the analysis of biological samples (optional)
  • Significant record of publications in peer-reviewed journals(mandatory)
  • Experience in project and grant writing
  • Rigor, motivation, scientific creativity and originality, writing skills, conciseness, sense of priority and ability to work in a team
  • Languages: fluent command of English, knowledge of another language of the European Union is an asset

2 years fixed-term contract with very likely renewal - Full time - Available immediately