Stable Isotopes Scientist - Nestle

Nestle Research Center (NRC) located near Lausanne, Switzerland is one of the leading research laboratories in food and nutritional sciences. With 700 members of staff from 50 nations, NRC has a strong position in the international scientific community supported further by more than 200 external scientific partnerships and University collaborations and 270 scientific publications each year (learn more about the NRC at NRC has an excellent reputation in food and nutrition research that has benefited consumers for over a century. By bringing together its knowledge in Nutrition and Health, Food Science, Food/Consumer Interaction, Food Quality and Safety, Nestle opens the way to develop Good Food and Good Life: to offer tasty foods that procure health as well as pleasure for our consumers. In this global and multicultural environment, Nestle, a food, nutrition, health and wellness company aims to work with the best scientists in the world. To support its research strategy, the BioAnalytical Sciences Department at the NRC is seeking a:

Stable Isotopes Scientist who will work within the Metabolomics & Biomarkers group.

Main responsibilities:

    Develop metabolic studies via the association of metabolomics and stable isotopes methodologies.
    Apply mass spectrometric and chromatographic analyses of labelled metabolites in biological fluids.
    Perform isotopic measurements and calculations of metabolic fluxes in lipid, glucose and protein metabolism.
    Work in concert with nutritionists, analytical chemists, biologists and project leaders.

Required profile:

    PhD in analytical chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, nutrition or related fields with demonstrated skills in stable isotopes.
    Excellent knowledge and experience in analytical chemistry, physiology, flux calculation and biological interpretation.
    Good communication and presentation skills in English, both oral and written.

Personal requirements:

    Proactive and able to take initiatives.
    Team player and flexible.
    Hardworking and results driven.

If you are interested in being involved in demanding and innovative projects within one of the leading research laboratories in food and nutritional sciences worldwide, then apply with us (complete application including CV, cover letter and references is mandatory) now on Requisition ID 110002VZ.