Scienteens lab team member for physics outreach

Updated: 2 months ago
Deadline: 08 Mar 2023

Scienteens lab team member for physics outreach
(Valid from 04/01/2023 to 08/03/2023)

Language: English (UK)
Location Belval
Country: Luxembourg

Organisation LCSB
Job Number: UOL05506
Contract Fixed Term Contract
Duration 10 Month
Schedule Full Time
Work Hours 40.0 Hours per Week
Expected 01/03/2023
Start Date:

Functions: Research support
Job Education programme specialist

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.

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, computer science and physics. Please find here the link to our homepage and Facebook page.

The University of Luxembourg is seeking to make an appointment within the Scienteens Lab as soon as possible for the following position: Scienteens lab
team member for physics outreach.

Your Role…
The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in developing, teaching and organizing scientific outreach activities for physics at the University of
Luxembourg for high school students. The candidate will do science communication on a high level.

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 physics integrating didactic concepts
* Coordinating and teaching hands-on workshops for high schools
* Organize outreach activities at events like science festivals
* Partnership with local high-school teachers and research groups from the University of Luxembourg
* 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…
* Master diploma / PhD in physics, engineering or related subjects
* Experience in outreach activities and teaching preferred
* Team player with strong communication skills
* Good project management skills and organizational skills
* Multilingual: you should be fluent in German or French and very good in English; knowledge of Luxembourgish is an asset

In Short…
* Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 10 Month
* Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
* Location: Belval
* Internal Title: Education programme specialist
* Job Reference: UOL05506

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

Apply here


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