Contract type: Fixed term contract
Duration: 2 years (with the possibility for a prolongation)
The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is offering a full time engineer position in the domain of environmental policies. With a team of more than 170 scientists and engineers from life science, environmental science, and IT science, LIST’s Environmental Research and Innovation (ERIN) department has the necessary interdisciplinary knowledge and skills to tackle major environmental challenges our society is facing today: climate change mitigation, ecosystem resilience, sustainable energy systems, efficient use of renewable resources, and environmental pollution prevention and control.The selected candidate will join the Environmental Policies group (EPS) of the Sustainability Assessment and Circularity (SUSTAIN) research unit of the ERIN department. The EPS group aims to contribute to a better control of environmental risks and the development towards a tox-free, circular society via science based support to the definition, implementation and evaluation of environmental policies at national and EU level. It targets in particular (but is not restricted to) policies around chemicals, industrial installations, waste, and biodiversity. As part of these activities, LIST runs the national REACH&CLP Helpdesk.
The selected candidate will mostly work on chemicals’ policies. She/he will:
As an active member of the team, the selected candidate will also be involved in the development of EPS activities on chemicals, e.g. on the substitution of hazardous chemicals, the safe use of chemicals, and a deeper focus on selected product groups such as nanomaterials, plastics, etc. Moreover she/he:
Moreover, the selected applicant will benefit from the expertise of her/his colleagues and will be trained on specific related topics.
Candidates interested in the above position can apply online on our website www.list.lu
The application file should include:
Director of Environmental Research and Innovation department