The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character. It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching, is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. It`s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.
Within the University, the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) is a highly interdisciplinary research centre (IC), integrating experimental biology and computational biology approaches in order to develop the foundation of a future predictive, preventive and personalized medicine.
The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg is a highly dynamic, multilingual and international working environment at campus Belval. The Translational Neuroscience Group, led by Prof Rejko Krüger, creates a translational bridge between fundamental research and the clinic with a focus on neurodegenerative diseases, with the aim to improve prevention, diagnosis and therapy to help patients in Luxembourg and beyond.
The Dementia Pevention Programme (Programm Demenz Prävention, pdp) is an integrated care concept integrating lifestyle interventions based on best medical practice to prevent the burden of dementia in the Luxembourg population. The pdp identifies a target population with mild or subjective cognitive impairment and takes advantages of a personalized assessment of risk factors to define individual interventions to reduce the risk for dementia in order to prevent or at least delay disease progression. For more information on pdp, please visit: http://www.demenz.lu/online/www/nav_content/29/DEU/index.html.
To support the Head of the Translational Neuroscience Group in the “Programm Demenz Prävention (pdp)”, we are currently looking for an energetic, highly motivated, conscientious, trustworthy, diplomatic and detail-oriented (neuro)psychologist who enjoys making a difference and being part of a team. The ability to work in a fast-paced international academic environment with strong attention to detail is essential.
Tasks / Activities
The successful candidate will work together with Prof. Dr. Rejko Krüger (coordinator of the programme), an experienced Neuropsychologist already involved in pdp since more than 2 years, a project manager and a secretary. Your responsibilities will be the recruitment of referred candidates to the programme, the application of neuropsychological tests, the establishment of a risk factor profile and the proposition of a tailor-made set of different measures in order to prevent or at least delay dementia. You will be in contact with all pdp participants and with allied healthcare professionals and programme partner organisations and institutions.
Specific tasks can include:
Please contact Prof. Rejko Krüger for further information: Rejko.firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications (in English) should contain the following documents:
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.
The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff.
|Employer||University of Luxembourg|
|Job location||6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, L-1359 Luxembourg|
|Publicerad||oktober 22, 2020|
|Ämnen||Neuropsykologi,   Kliniska vetenskaper,   Kognitiv psykologi  |