Application period extended: Researcher in Social Sciences, Psychology, Public Health

Are you passionate about collecting survey data on adolescents’ health and well-being, their social environments and health behaviours?

Then apply for our open position as researcher (postdoc or R&D specialist) in social sciences, psychology and public health! Join our team in September 2021!

We are accepting your application until 15 August 2021.


You will work in the Luxembourg team of the “Health Behaviour in School-aged Children – HBSC” network supervised by Dr. Andreas Heinz.

The HBSC network is an international cooperation of researchers that collaborate on the cross-national survey of school-aged children ( 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.

In case of your successful application, you will become a member of the HBSC project team 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.

We are offering you a fixed-term contract of 21-months in a stimulating and supportive work environment with ample opportunities for collaboration and professional development. Your salary will correspond to University of Luxembourg guidelines. For further information, please, consult the University’s job portal.