Do you want to join our multidisciplinary team in Luxembourg to help us achieve our goals in Parkinson’s disease research? Currently, we are seeking a new team members for the following position:


Physician-Scientist (m/f) in Neurology

  • Fixed-term contract for a period of 24 months (renewable)
  • 6-month rotations between clinic and research,
  • Full-time 40h/week
  • Employee status and contract 50% at the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg and 50% at the University of Luxembourg
  • Specialist medical training in Neurology with a focus on Neurodegenerative Diseases at the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (Médecin en voie de spécialisation)
  • Unique research opportunities to establish your research career in clinical and fundamental neuroscience at the LCSB and Parkinson’s Research Clinic
  • Start date: immediate

Your responsibilities

  • Clinical care within inpatient and outpatient care at the Neurology Department of the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg
  • Recruitment of patients for the Cohort Study of the National Research Centre for Excellence in Parkinson’s disease
  • Setup and optimisation of workflows for patient recruitment
  • Active participation in clinical studies for improved diagnosis and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases
  • Coordination of scientific projects with national and international collaboration partners on research projects
  • Perform clinical testing and neurological examinations
  • Applying tests for assessing functions in different neurological disorders
  • Teach students on clinical and research aspects of neurodegenerative disorders
  • Presenting at public events for information of lay public or medical professionals (www.parkinsonnet.lu)
  • Presenting the results on scientific meetings
  • Writing scientific publications and grant applications

Your profile

  • Medical degree
  • Interest in clinical research and neurodegeneration
  • Independent, highly motivated and committed
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Fluent spoken and written French and/or German, good knowledge of English, and willingness to improve fluency in languages generally
  • Good computer skills for standard software (Excel, Word, etc.)

We offer

  • An enthusiastic interdisciplinary team of fundamental scientists and clinical researchers in the area of Parkinson’s disease/Neurodegeneration
  • Excellent training opportunities in clinical neurology and neuroscience with established curricula and exchange programmes with international partners (e.g., University of Oxford, UK; University of Tübingen, GER)
  • Opportunity to participate in an extensive clinical research project for the development of new concepts for the understanding and modulation of Parkinson’s disease as a model for common neurodegenerative disorders
  • An exciting international and multicultural research environment

The University is an equal opportunities employer.

Further Information

Applications (in English) should contain the following documents:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter mentioning the reference number
  • Name and addresses of three referees

Please apply online until Aug 31st, 2019. For further enquiries, please contact Dr. Monique Reiff (Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.) or Prof. Dr. Rejko Krüger (Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser.)