Research Facilitator

University of Luxembourg
February 25, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Fixed Term Contract
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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 universities worldwide.

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 medicine.

Your Role...

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 mission.
  • 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 submission.
  • 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 platforms.
  • Team oriented, diplomatic & able to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural environment.
  • Welcoming and service-oriented attitude.
  • Knowledge of different funding mechanisms, rules and requirements are a strong advantage.
  • In Short...
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 12 Month (replacement maternity + parental leaves)
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Belval
  • Job Reference: UOL05525
  • How to apply...

    Applications should be submitted online and include:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • 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, NGOs …

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