Data Steward

Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB), University of Luxembourg
Bioinformatics Core Facility
Luxembourg Belvaux


The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) at the University of Luxembourg is seeking for two enthusiastic team members for the following positions:

Data Steward (f/m)

Ref: 50013157
Number of positions : 2
Fixed-term contract for 2 years (CDD; renewable)
Full-time position 40hours/week
Employee status
Your Role

You will implement the Research Data Management for biomedical research at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB).
The data steward (Research and development specialist) is responsible for the management and usability of data and metadata and reports in the day-to day operations to the senior data steward. This involves interactions with local, national and international stakeholders in biomedical, clinical, translational research to

Implement procedures for adequate data validity, documentation, protection and security.
Ensure data transferred from and to the LCSB meets international standards with respect to formats, metadata, security and validity of processing and data protection.
Assist with monitoring of data protection obligations, data storage management and its compliance with authorities.
Assist with managing contracts and handling data access requests.
Support in data protection impact assessment and dialogue with supervisory authorities.
Support for technical compliance with data protection requirements.
Knowledge management
Improve on procedures/practices, as advancements in the field dictate.
Contribute to the tutoring of UL staff members.


Your Profile

Master’s degree with a background in biomedical or computational sciences
Exposure to biomedical research
Usable programming experience with scripting languages,
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing in English and preferably also in French and/o
Proven experience of collaborative research, research management and data protection,
Strong communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills are required.
We offer

A fully funded position where the University offers competitive salaries.
Participate in the building of state-of-the-art translational medicine platform to enable precision medicine.
An opportunity to join the fast-growing Bioinformatics Core Facility group headed by Dr. Reinhard Schneider at LCSB
An exciting international environment.
Work place is Campus Belval of the University of Luxembourg.
Further Information

Online applications (in English) should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Reinhard Schneider
Head of the Bioinformatics Core Facility and uploaded until January 31st, 2019

Please include the following documents:

A detailed curriculum vitae
Cover letter mentioning the reference number
List of publications/software projects
Description of past experience and future interests
Name and addresses of three referees
The university is an equal opportunity employer.
All applications will be handled in the strict confidentiality

Start date

As soon as possible

Start date

To be determined

How to Apply

Please apply online, follow the below URL for more details:


Dr. Christophe Trefois