LIS is Hiring!

Microdata Expert (1-year contract) REF LIS-STATEC

Preferred starting date : 15 July 2023


  • 1-year fixed-term contract (replacement maternity / parental leave)
  • Part-time (24h a week)

Your mission

The 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.


Applicants should submit a cover letter and a Curriculum Vitae to Ms. Lucie Scapoli,

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.

The application has been closed

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