Post-Doctoral Researcher in Diet & Health

Post-Doctoral Researcher in Diet & Health

LIH - Luxembourg Institute of Health

Strassen, Luxembourg

Within the Department of Population Health, Dr. Torsten Bohn, Head of a newly formed group around Food, Diet, Nutrition & Health, aims to explore the relation of dietary patterns, nutrient composition and chronic disease aspects with a focus on cardiometabolic health and associated disease markers. More specifically, his team is investigating the influence of bioctive nutrients and phytochemicals, as well as nutritional patterns, on novel markers of health, such as innovative biomarkers and health indices. A close collaboration with the other departmental teams around environmental pollution, physical activity and e-health is vital.

To complement his team and strengthen its research activities, we are offering a 2 year Post-Doctoral Researcher position at our premises.

The main tasks of the Researcher will be to join ongoing or to initiate further research activities requiring a strong epidemiological expertise. However, there is room to establish own lines of research.

MAIN ACTIVITIES

  • Join running observational/intervention studies;
  • Develop own line of research in nutritional epidemiology;
  • Apply for funding - national &international;
  • Training of master& PhD students;
  • Define & develop new projects in the area of Diet & Health;
  • Writing high-level scientific research papers & reviews, as well as reports;
  • Discuss results within group & other researchers;
  • Interpret findings statistically;
  • Participate in project meetings & organization;
  • Give presentations at international conferences;

REQUIRED PROFILE

  • PhD in Nutritional Epidemiology, Public Health with a focus on Diet & Health, or related;
  • Experience in working on large datasets;
  • Good statistical knowledge and hands-on experience with statistical programs (SPSS,R, SAS…);
  • Participation in observational nutritional studies;
  • Scientific track-record; including peer-reviewed publications;
  • Experience in writing grant proposals;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • English is the working language. Knowledge of French and/or German is an asset.

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