Job: Developer/Technician in HCI for EC funded LiveCity project at University of Luxembourg

Technician on Project Programmer/Developer (M/F)

The University of Luxembourg seeks to hire outstanding researchers at its Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust(SnT).

SnT is a recently formed centre carrying out interdisciplinary research in secure, reliable and trustworthy ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) systems and services, often in collaboration with industrial, governmental or international partners.  SnT is active in several international research projects funded by the EU 7th framework programme and the European Space Agency.

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Project Reference: SNT-ColT-EU-LCTY-1012

Contract: 6 months fixed-term contract (CDD)

Status: Employee – Full Time (40 hrs/week)

Number of Positions: 1

Your Role

You will be a member of the EC funded LiveCity project which is developing a set of HD video test applications that will connect a number of European Cities for us in areas such as e-health, cultural heritage and education. Your role will be to assist in the research, design and development of a cultural heritage game that will connect the cities of Luxembourg and Athens. The experience will use the new Internet right-of-way technology developed within LiveCity coupled with advanced multi-touch tables to deliver a rich interactive experience that will be live for one year in two cultural venues. You will have a chance to work alongside some of Europe’s leading telecom providers such as P&T, OTE (Greece), Deutsche Telekon, Telefonica O2 (Ireland) as well as SMEs and leading academic institutions.

You will be a member of a research team focusing on human-computer interaction issues across a range of domains that is part of the SECAN-Lab research Group which is led by Prof. Dr. Thomas Engel.

Your profile


  • Bachelor in computer science
  • Strong technical background in programming – Development in one or several programming languages: C/C++, Python, Java
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English
  • The right to work in an EU member state in particular Luxembourg

Preferred but not mandatory

  • Experience of human-computer interaction issues such as user testing, mobile user interface design or multi-touch technologies
  • A Master or PhD in computer science or psychology, familiarity with network technologies and development for Android will be considered as a strong advantage.
  • Mobile application and multi-touch development
  • Understanding of computer networking issues, in particular QoS

We offer

The university offers a 6 months employment and highly competitive salaries and is an equal opportunity employer. You will work in an exciting international environment and will have the opportunity to participate in the development of a newly created research centre.


Your application should be complete, in English and filed via the University’s online system and must include:

  • A covering letter
  • A maximum one page state of your interests in the project
  • Your curriculum vitae

Application Deadline:  March 17th, 2013

Further Information

For inquiries please contact: Dr. Rod McCall ( and Dr. Tigran Avanesov (


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