Research Associate in the Field of Clinical and Translational Medicine Informatics

University of Luxembourg



Your Role
  • Involve in the development of transparent criteria for the selection of data sources within completed and ongoing IMI projects for FAIRification – the process to improve the level of Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability and Reusability of data.
  • Identify, recommend and implement existing metadata standards for different data types (e.g. pre-clinical/clinical: phenotype, imaging, genomic, and other molecular data).
  • Participate in the maintenance, further development of ELIXIR-Luxembourg IMI data catalogue ( and collection of study metadata into it.
  • Dissemination of IMI catalogue that lists all FAIRified databases handled by the consortium
  • Electronic medical records, clinical and omics data curation, standardization, integration and analysis using standards such as OMOP CDM/OHDSI, HL7/FHIR, i2b2 or similar.
  • Work closely with other team members on the design and implementation of FAIRification process.

For further information, please contact:

Dr. Venkata Satagopam (

Research Scientist, Bioinformatics Core Facility and Technical coordinator of the ELIXIR-Luxembourg Node

Your Profile
  • A PhD in computer science, computational biology, bioinformatics, biomedicine or similar, with an interest in biomedical informatics and translational medicine.
  • Good knowledge of electronic medical records, clinical and translational data standards and analysis frameworks such as OMOP CDM/OHDSI, HL7/FHIR or similar.
  • Proven work experience with clinical and translational medicine data curation, harmonisation and standardisation.
  • Knowledge of standards, controlled terminologies and ontologies.
  • Computer scripting/programming (Java or Perl or Python) is a requirement.
  • Knowledge of clinical and translational landscape, especially I2B2 (, tranSMART (, Electronic Data Capturing (EDC) systems like REDCap ( and/or OpenClinica ( is advantageous, but not compulsory.   
  • Proven experience of collaborative research, research management and project management.
  • Strong problem solving and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Ability to effectively organise, prioritise and execute tasks in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to articulate clearly the scientific and technical needs and to work within an interdisciplinary setting, communicating with other internal and external partners.

We Offer
  • A fully funded position.
  • Participate in the building of state-of-the-art translational medicine platform to enable precision medicine.
  • An opportunity to join the fast-growing Bioinformatics Core Facility group and ELIXIR Luxembourg, both headed by Prof. Dr. Reinhard Schneider at LCSB.
  • An exciting international environment.
  • Work place is Campus Belval, University of Luxembourg.

Further Information

Applications (in English) should contain the following documents:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • Cover letter mentioning the reference number
  • List of publications/software projects
  • Description of past experience and future interests
  • Name and addresses of three referees

The university is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications should be addressed to:

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Schneider

Head of the Bioinformatics Core Facility and Head of the ELIXIR-Luxembourg Node

All applications will be handled in the strict confidence.

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