Research Associate on project HBSC (m/w)

Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education
September 26 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.


The University of Luxembourg invites applications for the following position within the Research Unit INSIDE at the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE) for a:

Research Associate on project HBSC (m/w)

R‐AGR‐0655‐00‐C (HBSC)

Fixed term contract, 22 months

100% (40 hrs/week); preferably as from 01.12.2017

Employee status


The research associate will be member of the Luxembourg country team of the “Health Behaviour in School-aged Children - HBSC” network. The HBSC network is an international cooperation of researchers that collaborate on the cross-national survey of school-aged children. The HBSC collects data every four years on children's health and well-being, social environments and health behaviours. The aim of the project is to understand young people's health in their social context.


Your role:

Cooperation in the organization of the next survey round due in 2018 in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Education, and the schools in Luxembourg

Contribute to the quantitative analysis of the recent Luxembourgish HBSC data (2014)

Organise the data entry procedure

Analyse and interpret the results obtained

Drafting reports and presenting findings to local stakeholders and the scientific community


For further information, please contact:

Prof. Dr. Helmut Willems

Tel.: (+352) 46 66 44 9379



Your profile:

Master diploma or MA in sociology, psychology, epidemiology, public health, or another relevant field

Applicants must have a very good command of English as well as German or French. One of the two latter languages must at least be passively understood. Understanding Luxembourgish is considered an asset.

A high level of experience in quantitative research methods

Experience in collection of quantitative data

Ability to work autonomously

Willingness to engage in teamwork in research groups





Applications should be submitted ONLINE until 31.10.2017 and should include a letter of motivation, a detailed CV including publication record, copies of diplomas.


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The University offers highly competitive salaries and is an equal opportunity employer.


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