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.

The Faculty of Science, Technologyand Medicine (FSTM) contributes multidisciplinary expertise in the fields of MathematicsPhysicsEngineeringComputer ScienceLife Sciences and Medicine. Through its dual mission of teaching and research, the FSTM seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge and train new generations of responsible citizens, in order to better understand, explain and advance society and environment we live in.

Your Role…

The successful candidate(s) will join the “Nursing Science” group and will be under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Marie Friedel (specialized in pediatric nursing and paediatric palliative care), full professor in Nursing Science in the Belval Campus of the University of Luxembourg. You will develop your own research project within the general theme of Paediatric Palliative Care in one of these topics:

Children’s Palliative Outcome measures, Pediatric Pain Control and Quality of Life, Evidence-based interventions to meet sibling’s needs, Family-centered care during serious child’s illness, Shared-Decisions Making Process, Ethics in End-of-Life Care issues, Complex Chronic Conditions and Paediatric Rare Diseases, Cost-analysis of paediatric palliative care programs, Quality Indicators in Paediatric Palliative Care, Bereavement Care, Post-traumatic Growth.

Your roles will include:

  • Conducting research and contributing to international publications in the area of paediatric palliative care
  • Presenting the results of your research at international conferences in paediatric palliative care
  • Contributing through research to improve the care of children with life-limiting illnesses and their families
  • Learning from researchers and clinicians who are experts in paediatric palliative care
  • Teaching within the new Bachelors in Nursing Science at University of Luxembourg (80 teaching units/year)
What we expect from you…
  • Diploma Bachelor in Nursing
  • Master degree in Nursing Science or Public Health
  • Clinical experience in paediatric palliative care
  • Linguistic capacities in English and French
  • Good communication skills, commitment, integrity, accountability and a critical mind
In Short…
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 36 Month (extendable up to 48 months if required)
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Employee and student status
  • Location: Belval
  • Job Reference: UOL05591

The yearly gross salary for every PhD at the UL is EUR 38980 (full time).

How to apply…

Applications should include:

  • Curriculum vitae, including your current contact address, transcript of certificates and grades (with a detailed list of university courses taken) and your previous publications (if any)
  • Cover letter and research statement indicating your topics-of-interest and motivation to apply for the position (max. 2 pages)
  • Contact information for 3 referees at your current and/or previous affiliations

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE 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 …
Further information…

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