Work with us: R&D specialist in public health, epidemiology, psychology or sociology

Work with us as R&D specialist in public health, epidemiology, psychology or sociology.

Your role...

The successful candidate will work in the Luxembourg team of the “Health Behaviour in School-aged Children – HBSC” network supervised by Dr Andreas Heinz (www.hbsc.lu). The HBSC network is an international cooperation of researchers that collaborate on the cross-national survey of school-aged children (www.hbsc.org). HBSC collects survey data every four years on adolescents’ health and well-being, social environments and health behaviours. The aim of the project is to understand young people’s health in their social context. The data collected is analysed both at the national level and at the international level.

The HBSC Luxembourg country team is situated at the Centre for Childhood and Youth Research (CCY) within the Department of Social Sciences. The CCY comprises a multidisciplinary research team that examines the conditions and opportunity structures of growing up against the backdrop of social change and inequalities. It maintains strong links to other institutes and relevant organizations within and beyond the department, both nationally and internationally.

Tasks

  • Contribute to the quantitative analysis of the Luxembourgish HBSC data
  • Create a data dashboard with interactive visualisations
  • Present data both online and offline (i.e. factsheets, reports)
  • Analyse and interpret the results obtained
  • Drafting reports and presenting findings to local stakeholders and the scientific community

What we expect from you…

  • Master diploma or MA in sociology, psychology, epidemiology, public health, or another relevant field
  • Applicants must be fluent in German or French and have a very good command of English. Understanding Luxembourgish is considered an asset.
  • A high level of experience in quantitative data analysis
  • Experience in the creation of interactive graphics and data dashboards is considered an asset
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Willingness to engage in teamwork in research groups
  • An extension of the contract is possible and intended

We offer…

  • Personal workspace at the University
  • Stimulating and supportive work environment
  • Salary according to University of Luxembourg guidelines

In short...

  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 18 Month
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Starting date: July 2022
  • Location: Belval
  • Job Reference: UOL04904

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