Scientific Project manager (Post Doc) (m/f) - Neurodegeneration- and Stem Cell Science

Scientific Project manager (Post Doc) (m/f) - Neurodegeneration- and Stem Cell Science

University of Luxembourg

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.

The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) seeks an:
Scientific Project manager (Post Doc) (m/f) – Neurodegeneration- and Stem Cell Science

  • Reference: 50014051 – (R-AGR-0656-10-C)
  • Fixed-term contract with an initial contract duration of 24 months (with the possibility for prolongation)
  • Full-time (40h/week)
  • Preferred Start date: July 2019
  • Employee status

Mission: Scientific Management of research projects in the area of neurodegeneration- and stem cell science: The Developmental and Cellular Biology Group (led by Prof. Jens Schwamborn) at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine is looking for a scientific project manager.
Research projects in the group are at the interface of systems biology and bio-medical research. In particular, we aim on gaining new insights in the complex processes that regulate neuro-degenerative as well as -protective processes.

Rôle within the role of the scientific project manager shall be:

- The scientific organization and coordination of research projects within the group as well as of larger international research consortia. This will involve the conceptual and content wise organization and follow-up of meetings, definition of deliverables and monitoring of research projects. Furthermore, communication with research partners inside and outside of the institute will be an essential part of the position. Finally, scientific contribution and support in the preparation of grant applications is expected. Define technical characteristics for scientific activity, and conduct project management process for the research projects from conception to implementation including scientific analysis and new methodologies.

Prof. Dr. Jens C. Schwamborn
Université du Luxembourg; LCSB – Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine
Developmental and Cellular Biology7, Avenue des hauts-fourneaux, L-4362 Esch sur Alzette (Belval)
T. +352 / 4666445536


  • Successful applicants have a PhD in biomedical sciences or related areas and should have a background in cell biology, neurodegeneration/regeneration and/or stem cell science.
  • Experience in the management of international multi-partner projects would be a strong plus.
  • Very good command of English language is essential, while additional good knowledge of German and/or French would be an asset.
  • Finally, the ability to effectively organise, prioritise and execute tasks in a highly dynamic environment is required.

We are looking for highly motivated team player who share our passion for research, are interested in acquiring new skills and wish to be part of an international team.

Offer :The University is an equal opportunity employer


Applications (in English) should contain the following documents:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Name and addresses of referees
    Please apply online until April 14th, 2019
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