Scienteens lab team member for Computer Science outreach

Updated: 4 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 30 Sep 2023

1 Jun 2023
Job Information

University of Luxembourg

Human Resources
Research Field

Computer science » Other
Physics » Other
Engineering » Computer engineering
Mathematics » Other
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)

Application Deadline

30 Sep 2023 - 02:27 (Europe/Luxembourg)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Hours Per Week

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) is an interdisciplinary research centre of the University of Luxembourg. We conduct fundamental and translational research in the field of Systems Biology and Biomedicine – in the lab, in the clinic and in silico. We focus on neurodegenerative processes and are especially interested in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease and their contributing factors.

The Scienteens Lab – De Labo fir Jonker – is the first research lab for high-school students in Luxembourg. It is an extracurricular learning center of the University of Luxembourg that develops and offers workshops designed to spark the interest of high-school students in science, show them the latest trends and technologies in research and supports them in their career choice. Hands-on experiments, supervised by experienced scientists and teachers from various disciplines, provide the students with an insight into scientific research and the day-to-day work in the lab. The workshops currently address relevant topics in biology, mathematics, physics and computer science.

Please find here the link to our homepage  and Facebook page .

Your Role...

The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in developing new teaching material, teaching workshops and organizing scientific outreach activities for computer science at the University of Luxembourg for high school students.

What you can expect from the position:

  • Exciting position which will allow you to integrate own ideas and visions
  • Creative and independent development of hands-on workshops in computer science
  • Coordinating and teaching hands-on workshops for middle and high schools
  • Organize outreach activities at events like science festivals
  • Budget and project organization of the Scienteens Lab computer science section
  • Partnership with local high-school teachers and research groups from the University of Luxembourg
  • Participation to funding applications
  • Continuous trainings for you to improve your hard and soft skills and topics of interest
  • Working together with colleagues of many different nationalities in a truly multilingual environment

What we expect from you…
  • Bachelor/Master diploma or PhD in computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics or related fields
  • Strong interest in computer science, teaching and outreach activities
  • Team player with strong communication skills
  • Good project management skills and organizational skills
  • Multilingual: you should be fluent in German and very good in English

Here’s what awaits you at the LCSB...
  • Excellent work environment with state-of-the-art infrastructure, laboratory and administrative support
  • Truly connected. We work together with hospitals and research institutes on a national and international level as well as industrial partners. Connection between science and society is very important to us. From our school lab – the Scienteens Lab – to the different outreach activities and collaborative partnerships with patient associations, we love to listen to society’s needs and share our passion for science
  • Be part of a multicultural team. At the LCSB we have more than 50 nationalities. Throughout the year, we organise team-building events, networking activities and more

Find out more about us!

In Short...
  • Contract type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month
  • Work hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Belval
  • Internal title: Education programme specialist
  • Job reference: UOL05776

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 …
  • Find out more about the University
  • Addresses, maps & routes to the various sites of the University

About the University of Luxembourg...

University of Luxembourg is an international research university with a distinctly multilingual and interdisciplinary character. The University was founded in 2003 and has more than 6,700 students and more than 2,000 employees from around the world. The University’s faculties and interdisciplinary centres focus on research in the areas of Computer Science and ICT Security, Materials Science, European and International Law, Finance and Financial Innovation, Education, Contemporary and Digital History. In addition, the University focuses 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.

Research Field
Computer science » Other
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Research Field
Engineering » Computer engineering
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Research Field
Physics » Other
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent

Research Field
Mathematics » Other
Education Level
Bachelor Degree or equivalent

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University of Luxembourg

Where to apply


Grand Duché de Luxembourg


2, avenue de l'Université
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