Job Information

  • Description:

    Position Snapshot

    Location: Vers-chez-les-Blanc, Switzerland  
    Company: Nestlé Research 
    Act. Rate: Full-Time 
    Type of contact: Permanent contract 
    Strong background in in vitro cellular assay development (including primary culture and iPSCs) in Neurobiology
    Knowledge of lab techniques (e.g., WB, PCR, ICC, HCI, microscopy, cell culture, calcium imaging)


    Genuine opportunities for career and personal development
    Modern “smart office” locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces
    Dynamic international working environment
    Attractive additional benefits 


    Preference will be given to Swiss nationals or holders of a valid work permit for Switzerland. 

    Position Summary

    Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland, employs approximately 1000 people and is comprised of four Nestlé Institutes: Material Sciences; Health Sciences, Food Safety & Analytical Sciences and Packaging Sciences. Please have a tour of our facilities using this link or read more about Nestlé Research at our website.

     

    As a Senior R&D Technician Neurobiology, you will identify & develop in vitro cellular assays and support the organization and management of the preclinical platform and labs to support business, projects, and concept development for neurobiology.

     

    This is a position for a senior technician with several years of work experience in preclinical neuroscience lab(s) and ideally in the field of nutrition, botanical or drug research in industry settings. The candidate is expected to have a strong background in in vitro cellular assay development (including primary culture and iPSCs) and in multiple basic lab techniques (e.g., WB, PCR, ICC, HCI, microscopy, cell culture, calcium imaging) and can execute from planning to analysis and report. 

    A Day in the Life of a Senior R&D Technician Neurobiology

    • Work with scientists and other technicians to identify and develop in vitro cellular assays aligned with Brain Health Department strategy
    • Proactively seek scientific and technical solutions needed for preclinical assays
    • Actively participate and present experimental plans and results in group, lab, and department meetings
    • Organize and manage labs and lab activities to support the Brain Health department preclinical platform
    • Promote good communication within the team to promote teamwork and collaborations

     

  • URL: https://jobdetails.nestle.com/job-invite/145821/
  • Location: Vers-chez-les-Blanc, Switzerland
  • Starts On: Dec. 16, 2021, 5:52 a.m.

Job Requirements

  • Skills:

    What will make you successful

    You have worked in nutrition, botanical or drug research for neuroscience in industry settings (ideally neurodevelopment)
    Strong background in in vitro cellular assay development (including primary culture and iPSCs) and in multiple basic lab techniques (e.g., WB, PCR, ICC, cell culture) as well as equipments (e.g., Flexstation, HCI, Seahorse, MEA)
    Broad experience in assay development procedure from planning to results
    Agile and willing to learn new concepts and techniques
    Reported and presented scientific findings to internal teams
    Experience with scientific writing and industry research is a plus
    Neurodevelopment knowledge or experience would be advantageous.
    A strong sense of team work and good interpersonal skills
    Self-motivated and can work autonomously with minimal supervision
    Fluent in English; French is a plus

Contact Information

  • Contact Method:

    https://jobdetails.nestle.com/job-invite/145821/