Internship in the field of spatial data infrastructure (f/m) - Ref: 24-11

Date: 6 May 2024

Location: Esch-sur-Alzette, LU, L-4366

Company: LISER

The Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER)


is recruiting an


intern in the field of spatial data infrastructure (f/m)


  • Ref: 24-10
  • Mandatory internship agreement required
  • Duration: 3 months maximum
  • Full-time/40 hours per week
  • Foreseen start date: as soon as possible
  • Location: Belval (Luxembourg)

LISER invites qualified and motivated applicants for an internship position in the Urban Development and Mobility Department (UDM), within the framework of the research project « Sustainable Residential Densification (SusDens) », under the supervision of Dr. Hichem OMRANI, Dr. Eun-Kyeong KIM and Dr. Olivier KLEIN.


The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:


  • Develop and improve your methodological and programming competences in the fields of spatial data infrastructure, user interface design and web development ;
  • Develop rigorous scientific research attitude and methods for solving specific problems ;
  • To be part of a stimulating, dynamic and international research environment.

Your Role


The selected candidate will actively participate in the following tasks :


  • Designing and implementing a geodatabase ;
  • Implementing meta data and create related documentation;
  • Contributing to other activities related to the project.

Your Profile


  • You are enrolled as a Master student in Computer/Data Sciences, Engineering or a related discipline ;
  • Knowledge and/or experience in spatial data infrastructure systems such as geodatabase (i.e., GeoServer) and geospatial data repository (i.e., GeoNetwork) ;
  • Front-End developer skills (User Interface Design, Web Development Languages, e.g., JavaScript, CSS, HTML) ;
  • Knowledge of documentation and metadata management of geodata ;
  • Basic knowledge in Shell scripting and version control system (i.e., GitHub) would be a plus ;
  • Fluency (oral and written) in English, any other language would be considered as an asset ;
  • Ability to take own initiatives, as well as a strong ability for teamwork.

LISER particularly encourage female applicants to apply

Application process


Please submit your complete application via including the following documents:


  • Curriculum Vitae ;
  • Motivation letter in English (maximum 1 page) ;
  • Copies of Master/Bachelor’s degree diplomas and transcripts (translated into English, German or French) ;
  • Contact details of one referee (no recommendation letters).

Please note that this position will remain open until filled.


If you have any questions on the contents of the work, please contact Dr. Hichem OMRANI at, Dr. Eun-Kyeong KIM at or Dr. Olivier KLEIN at


For administrative matters, please contact Mrs. Vanya KIROVA at  




LISER is a publicly funded research institute located in Luxembourg, devoted to applied empirical research in the economic, social and spatial sciences. The institute is located on the new Belval campus in the south of Luxembourg (Cité des Sciences, Luxembourg), which hosts the University of Luxembourg and a substantial part of the country’s publicly funded research facilities, i.e. LISER, the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) cross-national data centre, the Luxembourg institutes of Health (LIH) and of Science and Technology (LIST).

Interdisciplinarity is a key element for stimulating scientific innovation. Research at LISER addresses current and future societal challenges and delivers relevant and independent societal impact and policy advice both at the national and European levels. The institute attracts researchers from all over the world, and delivers high-level doctoral training. The institute‘s staff consists of about 200 employees, 110 of which are researchers active in the fields of economics, sociology, and geography. Information on research in Luxembourg is accessible via the national EURAXESS platform.



LISER is an Equal Opportunity Employer