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Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)

Job title Experienced Engineer in environmental policies with focus on chemicals (M/F)
Location Belvaux, Luxembourg
Sector Environmental Research and Innovation
Reference ERIN-2018-011
Date posted 13-Jul-18
Apply by 12-Aug-18
Contact Human Resources
Tel: +352 275 888-1

The selected candidate will mostly work on chemicals policies. She/he will:

  • pro-actively inform Luxembourgish companies about their regulatory obligations via events, publications and the REACH&CLP Website (
  • answer concrete company questions
  • be involved in the exchange at European level, e.g. via the network of the helpdesks of the Member States and the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

The selected candidate will also contribute to the further development of the EPS activities on chemicals, e.g. on the substitution of hazardous chemicals, the safe use of chemicals, and a deeper focus on selected product groups such as nanomaterials, plastics, etc. Moreover she/he:

  • will assure the link to chemicals policies in other policies areas the EPS group and LIST are working on
  • contribute to diversify the portfolio of the EPS group, via the submissions of R&I proposals or EU policy implementation proposals to EU funding instruments
  • contribute to the setting up of contract research projects with industry, and to better link the EPS group to other LIST activities, e.g. by supporting the consideration of regulatory aspects in LIST RDI projects



  • A Master degree in natural/environmental science or engineering (e.g. chemistry or related fields)
  • A PhD is considered an asset

Required seniority

  • Several years of experience in the implementation of the EU Regulations REACH and CLP in industry, an RTO environment or scientific consulting
  • Experience in related environmental policies/legislation fields (e.g. occupational health and safety, biocidal products, persistent of organic pollutants, hazardous waste, etc.) is considered an asset
  • Additional experience in other fields that backs up her/his future tasks/role will also be considered an asset (e.g. environmental legislation, innovation, communication/awareness raising, project management, etc.)


  • The position requires interdisciplinary thinking, well-developed communication skills (oral and written) and team spirit to successfully integrate into the multicultural, multilingual and multidisciplinary work environment at LIST
  • The candidate should be highly motivated, pro-active and open for new challenges
  • Knowledge of Luxembourg and the Luxembourgish industry is considered an asset


  • Fluency in German and English is mandatory
  • French and/or Luxembourgish are considered an asset


Candidates interested in the above position can apply online on our website
The application file should include:

  • A CV
  • A motivation letter
  • The names of two or three referees