LIS is Hiring a Microdata Expert!

LIS is currently seeking applications for a

Microdata Expert (2-year contract)

Preferred starting date: as soon as possible

Your mission

The position involves supporting the National Statistical Office of Luxembourg (STATEC) in the production of the national EU-SILC data as well as methodological work for other STATEC surveys:

  • 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
  • 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 statistical software, so as attention to detail.
  • Command of spoken English is required. Luxembourgish and French are an asset.


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 étage

11, porte des Sciences

L-4366 Esch-Belval


Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

November 5, 2020 | Uncategorized