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Position: Clinical (neuro)psychologist
Institution: University of Luxembourg
Location: Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Duties: Tasks/Activities The successful candidate will work together with Prof. Dr. Rejko Krüger (coordinator of the programme), an experienced Neuropsychologist already involved in pdp since more than 2 years, a project manager and a secretary. Your responsibilities will be the recruitment of referred candidates to the programme, the application of neuropsychological tests, the establishment of a risk factor profile and the proposition of a tailor-made set of different measures in order to prevent or at least delay dementia. You will be in contact with all pdp participants and with allied healthcare professionals and programme partner organisations and institutions. Specific tasks can include: Perform neuropsychological assessments in participants with a mild or subjective cognitive impairment according to the programme-specific case report form (CRF); Apply and further develop standards for clinical evaluation and coaching of participants; Apply and develop workflows for integration of participants; Support stakeholder management in the programme in a multidisciplinary environment; Contributing to annual reports and active participation in communication and outreach campaigns; Active participation in international networks for dementia prevention (World-FINGER); Write scientific publications and grant applications in the area of dementia prevention; Promote the field of (neuro)psychology scientifically and clinically by linking scientific advances with the respective implications in the field; Networking with multidisciplinary researchers and stakeholders in fundamental and clinical research, as well as integrated care
Requirements: Master in psychology/psychological sciences, preferably with specialization in cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, or clinical psychology; Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English, French and German. Oral communication skills in Luxembourgish would be an asset; Ability to adapt and effectively organize. Excellent organizational skills with attention to details and accuracy; Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills; Excellent interpersonal skills with strong communication skills as well as solid stakeholder management skills; Practical experience in healthcare and research will be seen as asset; High level competency in MS Office; We offer; An enthusiastic multidisciplinary team of highly motivated healthcare professionals, clinical researchers and fundamental scientists; Opportunity to lead the development of new research and integrated care concepts; An excellent international network in the area of neurodegenerative research; Opportunity to be part of an exciting international research environment in the developing area of prevention in neurodegeneration; The University of Luxembourg offers highly competitive salaries based on the candidate's experience and is an equal opportunity employer
   
Text: UOL03675 31-Dec-2099 About the University The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character . It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education. It`s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society. Within the University, the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) is a highly interdisciplinary research centre (IC), integrating experimental biology and computational biology approaches in order to develop the foundation of a future predictive, preventive and personalized medicine. Mission The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg is a highly dynamic, multilingual and international working environment at campus Belval. The Translational Neuroscience Group, led by Prof Rejko Krüger, creates a translational bridge between fundamental research and the clinic with a focus on neurodegenerative diseases, with the aim to improve prevention, diagnosis and therapy to help patients in Luxembourg and beyond. The Dementia Pevention Programme (Programm Demenz Prävention, pdp) is an integrated care concept integrating lifestyle interventions based on best medical practice to prevent the burden of dementia in the Luxembourg population. The pdp identifies a target population with mild or subjective cognitive impairment and takes advantages of a personalized assessment of risk factors to define individual interventions to reduce the risk for dementia in order to prevent or at least delay disease progression. For more information on pdp , please visit: http://www.demenz.lu/online/www/nav_content/29/DEU/index.html . To support the Head of the Translational Neuroscience Group in the “ Programm Demenz Prävention ( pdp )”, we are currently looking for an energetic, highly motivated, conscientious, trustworthy, diplomatic and detail-oriented (neuro)psychologist who enjoys making a difference and being part of a team. The ability to work in a fast-paced international academic environment with strong attention to detail is essential. Your Role Tasks / Activities The successful candidate will work together with Prof. Dr. Rejko Krüger (coordinator of the programme), an experienced Neuropsychologist already involved in pdp since more than 2 years, a project manager and a secretary. Your responsibilities will be the recruitment of referred candidates to the programme, the application of neuropsychological tests, the establishment of a risk factor profile and the proposition of a tailor-made set of different measures in order to prevent or at least delay dementia. You will be in contact with all pdp participants and with allied healthcare professionals and programme partner organisations and institutions. Specific tasks can include: Perform neuropsychological assessments in participants with a mild or subjective cognitive impairment according to the programme-specific case report form (CRF) Apply and further develop standards for clinical evaluation and coaching of participants Apply and develop workflows for integration of participants Support stakeholder management in the programme in a multidisciplinary environment Contributing to annual reports and active participation in communication and outreach campaigns Active participation in international networks for dementia prevention (World-FINGER) Write scientific publications and grant applications in the area of dementia prevention Promote the field of (neuro)psychology scientifically and clinically by linking scientific advances with the respective implications in the field Networking with multidisciplinary researchers and stakeholders in fundamental and clinical research, as well as integrated care Your Profile Master in psychology/psychological sciences, preferably with specialization in cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, or clinical psychology Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written English, French and German. Oral communication skills in Luxembourgish would be an asset Ability to adapt and effectively organize. Excellent organizational skills with attention to details and accuracy Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills Excellent interpersonal skills with strong communication skills as well as solid stakeholder management skills Practical experience in healthcare and research will be seen as asset High level competency in MS Office We offer An enthusiastic multidisciplinary team of highly motivated healthcare professionals, clinical researchers and fundamental scientists Opportunity to lead the development of new research and integrated care concepts An excellent international network in the area of neurodegenerative research Opportunity to be part of an exciting international research environment in the developing area of prevention in neurodegeneration The University of Luxembourg offers highly competitive salaries based on the candidate's experience and is an equal opportunity employer In Short Position: Research & Development specialist Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 24 Month Full-time position (40h/w) with an employee status at the University of Luxembourg (50%) and at the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg (50%) Foreseen starting date: January 2021 Work Hours: Location: Belval Job Reference: UOL03675 Further Information Please contact Prof. Rejko Krüger for further information: Rejko.krueger@uni.lu Applications (in English) should contain the following documents: Detailed Curriculum Vitae Cover letter mentioning the reference number Description of past working experience and future interests Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system. Applications by email will not be considered. The University of Luxembourg embraces inclusion and diversity as key values. We are fully committed to removing any discriminatory barrier related to gender, and not only, in recruitment and career progression of our staff. Here’s what awaits you at the University Multilingual and international character . Modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Staff coming from 90 countries. Member of the “University of the Greater Region” (UniGR). A modern and dynamic university. High-quality equipment. WiFi on campus. Close ties to the business world and to the Luxembourg labour market. A unique urban site with excellent infrastructure. A partner for society and industry . 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