We Are Hiring

We continuously offer positions for doctoral candidates and research associates. The start is the earliest 1st of January 2020. You could complement our team and benefit from the close link between innovative research, multidisciplinarity, and sustainability and future-oriented projects!

What you can Learn

  • Expertise in Research 

By conducting research with an experienced team, you will get to know the practices of academic research and writing, enhance your methodical and analytical abilities, but also learn to know businesses‘ current and future challenges. In this respect, the great variety of competences within the team, owing to the different backgrounds of all colleagues, is a great advantage and will help you to acquire diverse skills yourself.

  • Personal and Social Soft Skills 

In research teams, you will be challenged to think outside the box and develop trendsetting approaches for different research projects. You will improve your ability to make your point in a structured and understandable way, fitted to the respective target group. You will train to confidently present yourself in front of an audience. Over time, you will gain leadership experience by leading the next generation.

  • Entrepreneurial Abilities 

In our research projects, you will gain practical experience and will learn to deal with companies as clients. You will develop pragmatic and innovative solutions, and implement those together with a team of colleagues and industry partners. A career at the FINATRAX Research Group prepares you for careers both in industry and academia.

What you Need

We focus on interdisciplinarity. It will not matter, if you have a background in (in alphabetical order) Business Administration, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Mathematics, PhysicsNatural Sciences or related programs, as long as you have the interest and desire to work in interdisciplinary teams.

What we’re looking for:

  • A desire to deliver the best solutions in the highest quality
  • The ability to work in a team, motivation, self-initiative, flexibility, and willingness to work
  • Sound analytical skills
  • Solution-oriented working habits
  • The willingness to assume responsibility
  • An excellent degree
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English are required. Knowledge of French, German or Luxembourgish is desirable.

Doctoral Candidates

Please refer to the university’s site on doctoral education for further information. Doctoral candidates will receive a full-time contract with the university (rules for parental leave apply). The university offers internationally competitive salaries and flexible working conditions. We do not offer external doctorates.

Specific job profiles are available on the Job Portal. For spontaneous applications, don’t hesitate to contact us:

Prof. Dr Gilbert Fridgen
Subject: SnT FINATRAX – Doctoral Candidate

Research Associates

Specific job offers will be posted on the Job Portal soon - however, if you’re interested, do not hesitate to ask before:

Prof. Dr Gilbert Fridgen
Subject: SnT FINATRAX – Research Associate

Student Assistants

We are continuously looking for students from the abovementioned disciplines to assist in our research projects (20h, 40h, or 60h per month). We provide opportunities to both, students on the Bachelor’s and Master’s level. If interested, please contact:

Prof. Dr Gilbert Fridgen
Subject: SnT FINATRAX – Student Assistant


Just curious but still enrolled? Apply for a fellowship to live in Luxembourg for from 2 up to 6 months conducting joint publication projects at SnT. Fellowships are geared (1) towards excellent students on the Masters’ level thinking about a career as a doctoral candidate and (2) towards excellent doctoral candidates thinking about a career as post-doc.

Applicants are required to submit their CV, including a list of previous publications (if available) and a research proposal that links to current activities of the FINATRAX Research Group. Fellows are required to finalize and submit a joint research paper during their stay and might be offered positions on the respective level afterwards.

Prof. Dr Gilbert Fridgen
Subject: SnT FINATRAX – Fellowship