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Are you passionate about research? So are we! Come and join us

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is a Research and Technology Organization (RTO) active in the fields of materials, environment and IT. By transforming scientific knowledge into technologies, smart data and tools, LIST empowers citizens in their choices, public authorities in their decisions and businesses in their strategies. 


You ‘d like to contribute as a researcher? Join our IT for Innovation Services department 

The IT for Innovative Services (ITIS) department, with its 100 researchers and engineers, focuses on the digital transformation of operations in organizations with traditional environments and digital ecosystems, with the aim of improving their performance and innovation capacity. The common thread throughout ITIS is to develop the most efficient use of big data to ensure the most appropriate decision-making processes.


How will you contribute?

You will mainly carry out tasks related to software, communication and network engineering. You will also have to be aware of the various deployment challenges related to 5G and beyond networks (electromagnetic considerations, communication antenna structures, 5G/6G and Space convergence). The target applications are foreseen in different domains, including but not limited to Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vehicular communications, Industry 4.0 and Space. 

must have requirements

Is Your profile described below? Are you our future colleague? Apply now!

You hold a PhD (or equal work experience) in Telecommunications and Computer Engineering. You have a proven experience in preparing and executing research and innovation projects, in addition to:

  • Experience in participation in wireless communication and networking related projects with direct involvement of private partners
  • Excellent technical skills in communications and networking
  • Grant management and writing skills
  • Involvement and/or coordination of international projects (ESA, Horizon Europe, etc.)
  • Participation in international networking events (conferences, symposiums, working groups, workshops, etc.)
  • Proven experience in using simulation and/or emulation and programming tools,
  • Active participation in writing/presenting research papers and elaborating patents 
  • Student supervision experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English 
  • French, German and Luxembourgish language skills will be considered as an asset

On top of this you’re highly motivated, self-sufficient and interested in joining an applied research organisation (LIST)? You’re the one we are looking for!

We offer

Your LIST experience will be

  • Passion for impact organisation with strong RDI partnerships in Luxembourg and Europe working on responsible and independent research projects; 
  • Sustainable by design notably thanks to our task force empowering our belief that we play an essential role in paving the way to a green society; 
  • Innovative infrastructures and exceptional Labs with more than 5,000 square meters;
  • Multicultural and International work environment with more than 45 nationalities represented in our workforce;  
  • Diverse and inclusive work environment empowering our people in fulfilling their personal and professional ambitions;
  • Gender friendly environment where multiple actions are made to attract, develop and retain women in Science; 
  • 32 days of paid-holiday, 11 public-holiday, flexible working hours, 13-month salary, state health insurance and lunch vouchers; 
  • Personalised learning program to foster our people’s soft and technical skills; 
  • We encourage curiosity, innovation and entrepreneurship sparkling everywhere. 

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Your application must include:

  • A motivation letter oriented towards the position and your experience
  • A scientific CV, which includes contact details
  • List of publications (and patents, if applicable)
  • Contact of 2 references

Application procedure and conditions:

  • LIST is an Equal Opportunity employer and committed to hiring and retaining a diverse personnel. We value all applicants and will consider all competent candidates for employment without regard to national origin, colour, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, age or disability. 
  • Applications will be reviewed on-going until the position is filled 
  • An assessment committee will review the applications and candidate selection will rely on guidelines that aim to ensure equal opportunities. 
  • The main criterion for selection will be the existing skills and expertise of the applicant and matching with the qualifications mentioned above.


To be considered for this position it is crucial that you have knowledge of the following languages
  • Read C1 Advanced
    Write C1 Advanced
    Speak C1 Advanced


The following languages are optional but are considered a plus.
  • Read C1 Advanced
    Write C1 Advanced
    Speak C1 Advanced
  • Read C1 Advanced
    Write C1 Advanced
    Speak C1 Advanced
  • Read B2 Upper intermediate
    Write B2 Upper intermediate
    Speak B2 Upper intermediate
minimum required Education
Required work experience in years
4 or more years
Employment type
Contract type
Hours per week

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