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’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.

Within the University, the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) is a highly interdisciplinary research centre (IC), integrating experimental biology and computational biology approaches in order to develop the foundation of a future predictive, preventive and personalized medicine.

Your Role…

As a pioneer in its field, the LCSB develops many research and research-supporting applications in-house. Among these applications are tools to support data exchange and protection, as well as exciting visual data exploration and data analysis platforms. We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic new colleague, with experience in designing and developing user interfaces for such platforms.

  • You will be part of a team which focuses on the development of a new state-of-the-art patient data exploration and visualization platform.
  • You will have opportunities to work on interesting new features using modern technological frameworks and tools.
  • As part of our team of experts you commit to a high quality standard by applying multiple testing technologies and industry best practices.
  • You have experience with most aspects of delivering production-level software. This begins with the collection and formulation of requirements and ends with the distribution, documentation, deployment, and maintenance of the finished product.
  • You have a good understanding of REST APIs, which will help you navigate and connect with applications in our service offering.
What we expect from you…

Essential Qualifications

  • A University Master’s degree or equivalent in computer science or related fields. 
  • Strong background in UX and UI design.
  • Strong background in Vue, or similar frameworks like Angular and React. jQuery experience alone is not sufficient for this position.
  • Experience with REST API interaction.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience with prototyping tools, such as Figma.
  • Experience with git, or similar code versioning systems.
  • Experience with Typescript.

What we can offer you…

  • Modern and bright office rooms. No cubicles or open space offices.
  • An environment in which continuous learning is actively encouraged and funded.
  • A modern infrastructure with state-of-the-art applications and technologies.
  • Modern and performant work equipment.
  • A large, diverse, and open-minded team of experts to rely on.
  • A real opportunity to create a positive impact on medical research and human betterment.
  • An inflation-adjusted competitive salary according to personal work experience.
  • 32 days of annual leave and 40 hours of leave for personal reasons.
  • Compulsory social health insurance and private options at preferential rates.
  • Meal vouchers for use in restaurants and supermarkets.
In Short…
  • Contract Type: 24 months fixed-term contract (extendable up to 60 months)
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Belval
  • Internal Title: Research and development specialist
  • Job Reference: UOL04708
How to apply…

Applications (in English) should contain the following documents:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae (CV)
  • A cover letter describing previous project experience (if any) and future interests
  • A description of name and addresses of three referees if available

Applications sent by e-mail will not be considered; please apply ONLINE.

Online applications should be addressed to: Prof. Dr. Reinhard Schneider, Head of the Bioinformatics Core Facility and Head of the ELIXIR-Luxembourg Node.

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 …
Further information…

For further information, please contact: Dr. Venkata Satagopam (, Senior Research Scientist, Deputy Head of Bioinformatics Core Facility and Technical Coordinator of the ELIXIR-Luxembourg Node.

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