Postdoctoral researcher in mass spectrometry for space applications (M/F)

July 24 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

As a key player in research and innovation in Luxembourg, the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), with its employees, is active in the domains of materials, the environment and IT. As an RTO (Research and Technology Organisation) and with its interdisciplinary impact-driven approach, LIST contributes to the development of Luxembourg's economy and society.

The Materials Research and Technology Department (MRT) translates cutting-edge materials research into applicable technology, with about 150 collaborators. For this, the department cultivates close relationships and joint projects with both academic and industrial partners, and contributes to Luxembourg's and Europe's innovation agenda in Materials Research and Technology.


The Advanced Instrumentation in Ion Nanoanalytics (AINA) group at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is renowned for developing innovative instrumentation and methodologies for nanoanalytics. We are currently looking for a well-motivated post-doctoral researcher to investigate opportunities to use mass spectrometry technology developed by the AINA group for space applications. This investigation will include the identification of space and planetary applications for our mass spectrometry technology, the studying of technical constraints and requirements and the elaboration of first design concepts.

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