LIS is Hiring!

LIS is currently seeking applications for a

Microdata Expert (2-year contract)


The position involves joining the LIS data team in producing harmonised datasets. This includes evaluating the original datasets structure and quality (possibly working with data providers), harmonising original variables, documenting harmonisation methods and dataset specificities, assisting and instructing users.


  • The successful candidate will have a Master in statistics, sociology, economics, demography, or another social science.
  • Extensive experience in management of large micro datasets with a focus on income, consumption or wealth.
  • Knowledge of STATA is required; knowledge of R is an asset, as is experience working with the LIS data.
  • Excellent command of English is required, other languages are an asset.
  • Strong quantitative skills, abilities to pay attention to detail and to work closely within a team in a cooperative way.

Application process

Applicants should submit a cover letter and a Curriculum Vitae to Lucie Scapoli, , or mail to:

Lucie Scapoli

LIS: Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg

Maison des Sciences Humaines

5e ├ętage

11, porte des Sciences

L-4366 Esch-Belval


Review of applications will begin 01 January 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.