Secretary-General (M/F) for lead Luxembourg Agency for Research Integrity

The Luxembourg Agency for Research Integrity (LARI) is a newly created joint venture between the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR), the University of Luxembourg (, the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), the Luxembourg Institute for Socio-Economic Research (LISER) and the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology
LARI has the twofold mission (1) to promote responsible conduct of research, and (2) to ensure an independent inquiry and investigation in cases of alleged scientific misconduct. To this end, LARI has established a national Commission for Research Integrity (CRI) composed of international experts on research integrity.
We are currently looking to recruit a Secretary-General (M/F) to lead the organisation.

Your function
• As Secretary-General you will be the executive head of LARI, fully empowered to lead the organisation on a daily basis, under the supervision of the LARI board;
• You will develop a strategy and implement actions for promoting and educating responsible conduct of research in Luxembourg, in close collaboration with the Luxembourg research institutions;
• As the main spokesperson for the organisation, you will represent LARI towards various national stakeholders and liaise with the international community of research integrity experts;
• You will proactively monitor and engage in global developments in research ethics and research integrity and provide expertise to the LARI board and to the Luxembourg research institutions;
• You will act as first « point-of-contact » for the reporting and handling of alleged cases of research misconduct in Luxembourg;
• As a non-voting member, you will assist and provide administrative support to the national CRI.

Your profile
• You have at least a Master’s degree education level or equivalent;
• You have at least 5 years of experience in research and/or research management;
• You have a proven expertise in the topics of research ethics and/or research integrity and/or research quality assurance;
• You are an excellent communicator and networker, with an ability to raise awareness and develop education and training for responsible conduct of The Luxembourg Agency for Research Integrity LARI a.s.b.l. is a joint venture of research, both with individual researchers and team leaders, as well as with research organisations as a whole;
• You have proven organisational skills and are able to run all operations in full autonomy;
• Your have an excellent level of English (spoken and written) and an operational knowledge of French;
• Knowledge of the Luxembourg research ecosystem is considered an advantage.

Our offer
• The possibility to provide valuable impact on research and the scientific community in Luxembourg;
• The opportunity to shape and build-up a new organisation;
• A high level of autonomy and a strong external visibility;
• The possibility to work at the heart of Luxembourg’s young and dynamic research ecosystem and to network with a variety of stakeholders;
• A permanent employment contract.
• A compensation commensurate with your experience;

Further questions ?
Please enquire at :

Interested ?
Please send your application including CV and motivation letter to:
Marc SCHILTZ, Chairman of the Board of LARI a.s.b.l.
Fonds National de la Recherche
B.P. 1777
L-1017 Luxembourg

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