The University About us...
The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe's most highly
regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary
character. It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and
teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research
and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative
model for contemporary European Higher Education. The University`s core asset
is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most
motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn
to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to
The Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) contributes
multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of Mathematics , Physics ,
Engineering , Computer Science , Life Sciences and Medicine.
Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate
and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens,
in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we
The successful candidates will be expected to conduct research with the aim of
obtaining a Doctorate in either Physics, Biology or Engineering Science. They
will also be expected to contribute to the institution's activities, including
seminars, teaching, outreach and various other research related events.
Our consortium offers an outstanding and dynamic environment for doctoral
candidates, with multiple seminars, working groups, colloquia, and a doctoral
school which also includes access to scientific and transferable skills
What we expect from you…
Master's Degree (or equivalent) obtained with top grades in any branch
of computer, engineering, mathematical or natural science that has
relevance (to be justified in the application) for studying Active
Phenomena in Biology. (The degree must be obtained before the beginning
of the contract but you can apply before)
Good command of written and spoken English
Very strong dedication to do state of the art research
Contract Type: 36 months fixed-term contract (up to 48 months if
Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
Employee and student status
Job Reference: UOL03294 / 50012543 / R-AGR-3792-00-B PRIDE / DPHYMS
How to apply...
Applications should be submitted online and include:
CV and letter of motivation
A track record/list of up to three PhD projects
Transcript of academic records and copies of degrees
Names of at least two references who are willing to write a letter of
recommendation on the candidate's behalf
Any other relevant documents
Applications will be treated as they arrive. The application deadline is
Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will
not be considered.
The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values.
We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to
gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.
In return you will get…
Multilingual and international character. Modern institution with a
personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the
“University of the Greater Region” (UniGR).
A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. Close ties to
the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban
site with excellent infrastructure.
A partner for society and industry. Cooperation with European
institutions, innovative companies, the Financial Centre and with numerous
non-academic partners such as ministries, local governments, associations,
Find out more about the University
Addresses, maps & routes to the various sites of the University
More details about the Doctoral Training Unit and the projects proposed
can be found on https: // cls.uni.lu/dtu-phd-projects/
Please read the descriptions carefully in order to identify the one best
suited to your profile.
The positions are funded by the Fonds National de la Recherche Luxembourg
Questions should be addressed to the relevant PhD project advisors