The University About us...
The University of Luxembourg is an international research university
with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character.
The University was founded in 2003 and counts more than 6,700 students and
more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University focuses among
others on cross-disciplinary research in the areas of Data Modelling and
Simulation as well as Health and System Biomedicine. Times Higher Education
ranks the University of Luxembourg #3 worldwide for its “international
outlook,” #20 in the Young University Ranking 2021 and among the top 250
Within the University, the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine
(LCSB) is a highly interdisciplinary research centre (IC),
integrating experimental biology and computational biology approaches in order
to develop the foundation of a future predictive, preventive and personalized
In order to foster and further develop the research and outreach activities of
the Research groups and their research projects the research actively engage
in grants management. As team member of the LCSB financial controlling and
grants team, you will work closely with the research groups, management team
and controlling team of the LCSB.
Your main activities are:
Serve as contact point for researchers for information about funding
possibilities and related procedures.
Assist academic staff in the preparation of applications for funding -
during the proposal, grant submission and grant preparation stage -,
budget planning as well as management of research projects including
collaboration agreements and ethics.
Support the project owners to comply with terms and conditions of the
different funding bodies and closely liaise with the LCSB controlling team
regarding monitoring budgets, including financial reporting.
Support the preparation of reports (e.g. activity reports, external
evaluation), dissemination of research activities in academia and society
(e.g. activity reports of the research units).
Keep internal records and ensure internal cooperation and communication
within the IC, partner institutions and central administration, as well as
with other research entities and funders.
Participate in meetings, info days, and other events related to the
Contribute with the team involved to the implementation and improvement of
the grant management processes and procedures.
Ensure that grants are pre-reviewed, submitted and followed-up after
Support research management by collecting information and identifying
needs concerning different funding sources in order to establish best
practice policies and procedures.
Cooperation and communication with central Research Department, other
research entities, projects, central services and external stakeholder.
What we expect from you…
The successful candidate is demonstrating a proactive and service-minded
attitude; disposing of very good communication skills and the ability to plan
and work on simultaneous tasks with a sense of priority.
University degree (Master level) and experience in a research
environment; and educational background in life sciences or a related
discipline would be considered as strong advantage.
First experience in research and project management, project monitoring,
proposal writing, budget planning, and related reporting.
Excellent command of English and a working knowledge of French and/ or
German would be seen as an asset.
Proficiency with modern office software, spread sheets and collaborative
Team oriented, diplomatic & able to work in a multidisciplinary and
Welcoming and service-oriented attitude.
Knowledge of different funding mechanisms, rules and requirements are a
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 12 Month (replacement maternity +
Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
Job Reference: UOL05525
How to apply...
Applications should be submitted online and include:
Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed
upon reception. Please apply 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,
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