LIS Seeks Associate Director

Associate Director, LIS

LIS, the cross-national data center in Luxembourg (formerly known as the Luxembourg Income Study), seeks applications for an Associate Director.

The LIS Associate Director will collaborate with the LIS Director on a range of activities:

  • establish LIS’ objectives/goals on ongoing basis
  • lead and manage the organization
  • oversee LIS’ senior onsite staff as they carry out core activities and responsibilities
  • direct LIS’ research, teaching, and training activities
  • raise and maintain funding
  • build relations with LIS’ partners and sponsors in Luxembourg and internationally.

Candidates should have a strong record of research and scholarship, ideally related to income distribution, labor markets, demography, or related areas. Fluency in English is required.

The Associate Director is expected to spend at least 4 weeks/year in Luxembourg. The position is part-time, and a modest annual stipend is provided.

Send a letter of interest, CV, and names/contact information for three references to Professor Tony Atkinson, Chair of Search Committee, at The letter of interest should describe the applicant’s experience in scholarship/research (including experience with LIS); data production/infrastructure; and administration, management, and fundraising.

Priority will be given to applications received by 31 March 2014, although applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. Position start date is 1 January 2015.

February 13, 2014 | News