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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.

Do you want to know more about LIST? Check our website: https://www.list.lu/

Discover our Environmental Research and Innovation department: ERIN Department

How will you contribute?


You will join the Environmental Sustainability Assessment and Circularity (SUSTAIN) Unit of ERIN. SUSTAIN develops knowledge, transferable (software) technologies, practical methods and outreach activities for the simulation and comprehensive sustainability assessment of societal systems.

You will contribute to the definition and implementation of methodologies for the energy performance assessment of built assets (part of  H2020 and Horizon Europe funded research).

You will be mainly involved in tasks associated with the formulation of requirements, the development of the methodologies as well as the design and prototyping of the subsequent digital systems. Moreover, you will actively contribute to deploy the systems in real or simulated environments, monitoring the experiments and validating the approach.

The main tasks foreseen include:

  • Contribution to the definition of innovative methodologies associated with the energy performance assessment of buildings, based on Building Information Models and Digital Twins, including using real-time data for the visualization of operational conditions and calibration of energy models.
  • Participation in pilot testing of innovative technologies, through the monitoring of actual buildings, incl. interactions with owners and managers.


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

You have a PhD degree in Engineering, Architecture, or any other relevant domain.

You have the following set of skills/experience:

  • A strong knowledge in Building Energy Modeling (BEM)(incl. energy models and simulation software) and/or Building Information Modeling (BIM) is required, both being considered as a significant plus.
  • Knowledge and experience in use, deployment and development of computer-based systems applied to the built environment, especially in relation with Digital Twins, is an asset.
  •  Proven track record and research skills (papers, patents, conference proceedings).
  • Previous experience in international/European research and innovation projects is an asset.
  • Good communication and writing skills, including scientific publications and project reports.


Good level both written and spoken English, knowledge of German and/or French and/or Luxembourgish is considered as an asset.

Your LIST benefits

  • An organization with a passion for impact and strong RDI partnerships in Luxembourg and Europe that works on responsible and independent research projects
  • Sustainable by design, empowering our belief that we play an essential role in paving the way to a green society
  • Innovative infrastructures and exceptional labs occupying more than 5,000 square metres, including innovations in all that we do
  • An environment encouraging curiosity, innovation and entrepreneurship in all areas
  • Personalized learning programme to foster our staff’s soft and technical skills
  • Multicultural and international work environment with more than 50 nationalities represented in our workforce
  • Diverse and inclusive work environment empowering our people to fulfil their personal and professional ambitions
  • Gender-friendly environment with multiple actions to attract, develop and retain women in science
  • 32 days’ paid annual leave, 11 public holidays, 13-month salary, statutory health insurance
  • Flexible working hours, home working policy and access to lunch vouchers


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Your application must include:

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


Application procedure and conditions

  • LIST is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring and retaining diverse personnel. We value all applicants and will consider all competent candidates for employment without regard to national origin, race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, religion, age or disability.
  • Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.
  • An assessment committee will review the applications and select candidates based on guidelines that aim to ensure equal opportunities.
  • The main criteria for selection will be the correspondence of the existing skills and expertise of the applicant with the requirements 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 B2 Upper intermediate
    Write B2 Upper intermediate
    Speak B2 Upper intermediate
  • Read B2 Upper intermediate
    Write B2 Upper intermediate
    Speak B2 Upper intermediate
  • Read B2 Upper intermediate
    Write B1 Intermediate
    Speak B1 Intermediate
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Required work experience in years
3 or more years
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Carolina DE LEON
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