Laboratory Technician

Workplace Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH)
Date 27 February 2017
Location Luxembourg
Hours Full-time, permanent contract, immediate entry date

Mass spectrometry based proteomics is an expanding field of research, which is a key technology for many research projects. The laboratory for proteome and genome research is using state-of-the-art targeted as well as shot-gun proteomics techniques to investigate biological signaling. The analysis techniques are applied to biological questions as well as clinical samples.

To be part of the Laboratory of Clinical Proteomics within the Genome and Proteome Research Unit (Department of Oncology) of LIH (Head: Dr. Gunnar Dittmar), we are currently looking for a Laboratory Technician.

Key Accountabilities

  • Maintenance of the high-resolution mass spectometers
  • Maintenance and repair of the nano-LC systems
  • Implementation and development of new LC-MS setups
  • Quality control of the LC-MS setup

We offer

  • Working contract with full benefits (retirement, social security) with an opportunity for a long-term career development
  • A great opportunity to work with state-of-the-art equipment to further develop related technical skill
  • The opportunities to improve transferable and technical skills in a modern and international working environment (LIH employees with more than 30 different nationalities)

Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Laboratory Technician’s diploma (three years’ higher education required) or Master’s
  • Practical experience in one or several of the following areas: proteomics, mass spectrometry, handling and maintaining nano-liquid chromatography systems and mass spectrometers.
  • Rigor, strong work discipline, team player, motivation, initiative taking, punctual and
  • Languages skills: fluent command of English, knowledge of another language of the European Union is an asset.

The Luxembourg Institute of Health is a public research organisation at the forefront of biomedical sciences. With its strong expertise in population health, oncology, infection and immunity as well as storage and handling of biological samples, its research activities impact on people’s health. At the Luxembourg Institute of Health, devoted scientists investigate disease mechanisms to develop new diagnostics, innovative therapies and effective tools to implement personalised medicine. The institution is the first supplier of public health information in Luxembourg, a strong cooperation partner in local and international projects and an attractive training place for ambitious early-stage researchers.

Located in Luxembourg, LIH offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic, international and multilingual environment that values personal respect and professional achievement based on the highest intellectual and ethical standards. The remuneration for this position shall be based on qualification and experience.

Applications including a cover letter and a full curriculum vitae should be sent until 31st March 2017 through our website www.lih.lu/jobs. Ref.: VD/LT0217/GD/GENPRO

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