The University of Luxembourg is looking for its Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine (FSTM) for a:

Research & Development specialist in Statistical software innovation (gn)

  • Ref: UOL03612
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Months
  • Foreseen starting date: December 2020
  • Work Hours: Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location: Belval

The position is funded by the ERA Chair SanDAL in Mathematical Statistics and Data Science


  • Collaborate with the members of the team to create and keep updated new R packages
  • Perform code reviews to ensure performance
  • Design and develop tests using test automation tools
  • Process data sets and contribute to the scientific production of the team


  • A Master degree is required in computer science/engineering or in another field but with equivalent proven experience in software development
  • Strong programming skills in R and C++, knowledge of Python is considered an advantage
  • Have a taste for statistics and their applications to Life Sciences and Industry, some knowledge of Statistics is considered an asset
  • Good written and oral skills in English


  • Excellent research conditions in an international and inspiring environment
  • The UL HPC Platform: 690 computing nodes for a total cumulative capacity of 1262.869 TFlops (11228 CPU cores) and a shared storage capacity of 8742.4 TB (+ 1020 TB for backup)
  • Possibility to become a member of dynamic and quickly growing university
  • A competitive salary

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.


For further information, please contact

Interested candidates should provide:

  • a CV
  • a short letter of motivation 
  • a list of publications/software projects
  • a description of past experience and future interests

Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered.


For more information regarding this position and to apply, please visit the job portal of the University of Luxembourg here.