Welcome to the University of Luxembourg
The LCSB at the UniLu is accelerating biomedical research by closing the link between systems biology and medical research. Collaboration between biologists, medical doctors, computer scientists, physicists, engineers and mathematicians is offering new insights in complex systems like cells, organs, and organisms. Neuroinflammation and Neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer`s disease are at the focus of LCSB’s research. Our working language is English.
We offer a number of 6-monthly fellowships to PhD candidates, PostDocs or other researchers in related fields who have recently fled Ukraine due to the war. Relevant research areas at our faculty include: Bioinformatics, Biomedical Data Science, Computational Biology, Developmental & Cellular Biology, Digital Medicine,
Environmental Cheminformatics, Enzymology & Metabolism, Gene Expression & Metabolism, Immunology & Genetics, Integrative Cell Signalling, Interventional Neuroscience, Medical Translational Research, Molecular & Functional Neurobiology, Neuroinflammation, Neuropathology, Systems Ecology, Systems Control, Translational Neuroscience.
Further information on our research teams can be found online at https://wwwen.uni.lu/lcsb/research.
We are looking forward to receiving your application.
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GENERAL DATA PROTECTION NOTICE
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
1. WHO IS THE CONTROLLER OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
2. WHAT ARE THE PURPOSES
3. WHICH PERSONAL DATA DO WE PROCESS?
4. ON WHICH LEGAL BASIS DO WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA
5. WHO DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITH
6. DO WE TRANSFER YOUR PERSONAL DATA OUTSIDE OF EUROPEAN UNION?
7. SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
8. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
9. WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS WITH REGARD TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
10. HOW CAN YOU LODGE A COMPLAINT?
11. APPLICABLE LAW – JURISDICTION
The University of Luxembourg is committed to the protection of your personal data in accordance with data protection legislation, especially the General Data Protection Regulation EU 2016/679 (hereafter the “GDPR”). The aim of this Data Protection Notice is to inform you about which personal data we collect, the reasons why we use such data, how long we keep it, what rights you have and how you can exercise them in relation with your application for the 6- monthly fellowships.
When necessary further information may be provided when you are in contact with us.
- WHO IS THE CONTROLLER OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
The University of Luxembourg is responsible as data controller, for collecting and processing your personal data in relation to your application for the 6-monthly fellowships. The University of Luxembourg is a public higher education and research establishment, operating under the supervision of the Ministry for higher education and research.
The University of Luxembourg has its official address at:
MAISON DU SAVOIR
2, avenue de l’Université
L- 4365 ESCH-BELVAL
Phone number: Tel.: (+352) 46 66 44 1
Internet address: https://wwwen.uni.lu/university .
The University has appointed a data protection officer (DPO): reachable during working hours. Further information is provided on https://wwwen.uni.lu/university/data_protection and an email address is available: email@example.com
- WHAT ARE THE PURPOSES
We process your personal data for the following purposes:
- To assess your skills, qualification and interests for the 6-monthly fellowship;
- To maintain our relationship during your application to the 6-month fellowship, including by calling you and inviting you to interviews, exchange of offers and terms of the fellowship;
- To check your information;
- To defend ourselves in any legal or court proceedings.
- WHICH PERSONAL DATA DO WE PROCESS?
We process your personal data for the purposes listed in section 2 and to ensure that your application can be considered by the relevant University’s departments. We will process various types of personal data which are requested to submit in relation with your application to the 6-month fellowship, including:
- Identification data (such as your name, date of birth, nationality, contact details, address, telephone, email, country, gender, family status or other contact information;
- Your status regarding temporary protection in Luxembourg: yes or no;
- Your academic background and qualifications (current or latest affiliation held in Ukraine or your student status, proof of affiliation to an institution, your diplomas, your level in languages);
- Your status as Doctoral candidate, PostDoc or Professor necessary to apply for these fellowships and your academic status ( e.g currently studying for a PhD, Lecturer);
- Your current research area
- Any other information that you decide to voluntary share with us, such as hobbies, interests, professional plans, how you found the 6-month fellowship, what motivates you to apply;
- The personal data contained in your passport, student ID or driver’s licence (e.g contact details, photo).
- ON WHICH LEGAL BASIS DO WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
- We process your personal data on the following legal basis in accordance with the GDPR:
- Precontractual measures necessary to establish a contractual relationship with you for the fellowship;
- To comply with our legal and regulatory obligations related to the fellowship campaigns
- For our legitimate interests to keep records of this fellowship process and to protect our interests and rights in the event of investigated, suspected or actual violations of applicable law.
- WHO DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITH
In order to fulfil the aforementioned purposes, your personal data will be shared internally for the purposes of the fellowship process with members of staff of the Rectorate, the Faculty or Interdisciplinary Center you will be attached to and the Human Resource Department. We may communicate your personal data to law enforcement or other government and regulatory bodies or agencies, upon request and to the extend permitted by law to regulated professionals such as lawyer or auditors.
- DO WE TRANSFER YOUR PERSONAL DATA OUTSIDE OF EUROPEAN UNION?
Your Personal Data will be processed within the European Union at the University of Luxembourg with a tool hosted on the University’s servers .
- SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
The processing of your personal data is carried out through IT, electronic and manual tools for the purposes mentioned below and in compliance with the appropriate technical and organizational measures required by the law to ensure a level of security that is adequate to the risk, in order to avoid unauthorised loss or access to your data.
- HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your personal data for 1 year maximum after the end of the application process. At the end of this period or once you object to your personal data being processed, your personal data will be deleted or destroyed. In case you are selected for the fellowship you applied for, the above categories of personal data will continued to be processed as part of the fellowship agreement with the University.
- WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS WITH REGARD TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA?
According to the GDPR, you benefit notably from the following rights: right to be informed, right to access to your personal data, right to rectification, right to erasure, right to restrict the scope of the processing, right to object, right to data portability, right to lodge a complaint. The University provides further information on its website page: https://wwwen.uni.lu/university/data_protection/your_rights.
In practice, you can exercise your rights by contacting our DPO:
By sending a request per post to:
Université du Luxembourg
À l’attention de: DPO – Exercise of Data Subject rights
Maison du Savoir
2, Avenue de l’Université
L-4365 ESCH BELVAL
By sending a request per email to the DPO, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Any request shall be processed by the University of Luxembourg without undue delay, and where feasible no later than one (1) month after its receipt, at least in order to inform you about the status of your request. This period may be extended for two (2) additional months for complex cases or due to a high volume of requests.
- HOW CAN YOU LODGE A COMPLAINT?
If you consider that the Processing of Personal Data relating to you infringes the GDPR, you will have the right – without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy – to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement.
In Luxembourg, the competent authority is the Commission Nationale pour la Protection des Données (CNPD).
Contact of the CNPD:
Commission Nationale pour la Protection des Données
1, avenue du Rock’n’Roll
Service des réclamations
Tel. : (+352) 26 10 60 -1
Fax : (+352) 26 10 60 -29
You can also use their contact form, at: https://cnpd.public.lu/fr/support/contact.html
- APPLICABLE LAW – JURISDICTION
The present Notice shall be governed and construed in accordance with the Luxembourgish law.
Any dispute concerning the existence, interpretation or performance of this Notice which cannot be settle amicably, shall fall within the jurisdiction of the Courts of Luxembourg City, without prejudice to the rights of the Data Subjects to bring the matters before the court where he or she has her place of residence as well as its right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.