LIS is Hiring 2 Microdata Experts to Support STATEC

The LIS: Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg is a non-profit organisation located in Luxembourg. LIS acquires datasets with income, wealth, employment and demographic data from a large number of countries and harmonises them to allow the international research community to run cross-national comparisons.

LIS seeks applications for 2 positions to support the National Statistical Office of Luxembourg (STATEC):

#1. Microdata Expert (2-year contract) REF:LIS-STATEC-50%

Preferred starting date : 01 November 2022

Contract

  • 2-year fixed-term contract (may lead to a permanent contract)
  • Half time (20h a week)

#2. Microdata Expert (2-year contract) REF:LIS-STATEC-100%

Preferred starting date : 15 October 2022

Contract

  • 2-year fixed-term contract (may lead to a permanent contract)
  • Full time (40h a week)

Your mission

Your position involves supporting the National Statistical Office of Luxembourg (STATEC) in the production of the national EU-SILC data:

  • Preparation of the survey questionnaire
  • Data checking and validation
  • Imputation of missing income components
  • Gross-net tax calculations
  • Computation of sampling weights
  • Construction of the final datasets to be transmitted to Eurostat
  • Writing of a quality report and documentation of the whole process

This position also involves contributing to methodological work using microdata from other STATEC surveys:

  • Estimation of mode effect
  • Matching income, consumption and wealth

Your profile

  • The successful candidate will have an MA in statistics, sociology, economics, econometrics, demography, or another social science.
  • Familiarity with the EU-SILC data and the commonly agreed EU indicators is a strong asset.
  • Extensive experience working with microdata using SAS, STATA or R statistical software, so as attention to detail.
  • Command of spoken English is required. Luxembourgish and French are an asset.

Location:The work is to be performed at the STATEC premises in Luxembourg.

Interested?

Applicants should submit a cover letter and a Curriculum Vitae to Ms. Lucie Scapoli, search@lisdatacenter.org.

Please make sure to specify the REF of the job position in the subject of your email.

Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

September 7, 2022 | Jobs