Specialist in Cognitive Psychology/Neuropsychology
Lausanne, VD, Switzerland
vor 4 Tg.


I want to fit in andstand out

Nestlé Research, Lausanne, Switzerland Permanentcontract, act.rate 100 %

Nestlé Researchis based in Lausanne, Switzerland and employs approximately 800 people. Itconsists of four major research institutes : Health Sciences, Material Sciences,Food Safety & Analytical Sciences and Packaging Sciences.

Nestlé Researchcombines fundamental science at the highest level, high-end analyticalplatforms leveraged by all research teams, and strong prototyping capabilitiesto accelerate the translation of science into innovation.

Nestlé Researchpublished around 1,000 scientific publications in peer review journals over thelast five years, and files about 80 patents every year.

Nestlé Researchcollaborates with approximately 100 universities or research institutes aroundthe world. Learn more about Nestlé Research at .

As Specialistin Cognitive Psychology / Neuropsychology , you will conceive and lead highlycollaborative research projects to identify and substantiate nutritionalinterventions supporting brain functions and healthy aging.

Key responsibilities

  • Integrate scientific knowledge with business, intellectual property, and regulatory needs to identify research directions relevant to product innovation
  • Lead the design, implementation and interpretation of human studies leading to validation of nutritional interventions for brain health
  • Work closely and efficiently with our Clinical Development Unit
  • Contribute to scientific communication material, patents, and peer-reviewed publications
  • Proactively reach out and collaborate with relevant experts within and between Nestlé research sites as well as external partners to accelerate the conception and execution of research projects
  • Effectively manage research activities, collaborations, business stakeholders and resources to deliver milestones on time
  • Required Profile

  • PhD in psychology (e.g. experimental or clinical) or neuropsychology
  • 3+ years of research experience after doctoral degree
  • Extensive experience designing, running and interpreting human observation and intervention studies, ideally in a nutrition context
  • Highly innovative scientific thinkingas demonstrated by high impact publications
  • Comprehensive experience assessingpsychological functioning, cognition and emotions, by means of cognitive,behavioral, and neuroimaging methods
  • Demonstrated interest and knowledge inbrain physiology, metabolism and health
  • Experience working with neurobiologists on multi-disciplinary studies would be a strong asset
  • Expertise in applying and analyzing state-of-the-art brain imaging techniques (MRI, PET, MRS, EEG etc.) to study cognition and brain functioning in humans would be a strong asset
  • Expertise in nutrition and nutritionalinterventions would be an asset
  • Fluent in English
  • Show us your Good interpersonalcommunication skills and your ability to impact and convince others.

    Your openness and flexibility, is whatwill set you apart. If you are interested in this opportunity, we look forwardto hearing from you! Apply in English at

    The Nestlé Group is theworld’s largest food and beverage company with 91.4 billion Swiss Francs insales in 2018. It is present in 190 countries around the world, has 413factories and its 308,000 employees are committed to Nestlé’s purpose ofenhancing quality of life and contributing to a healthier future.

    Nestlé offersa wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughouttheir lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé orNespresso to local favourites.

    Company performance is driven by its Nutrition,Health and Wellness strategy. Nestlé is based in the Swiss town of Vevey whereit was founded more than 150 years ago.

    Learn more about our Group and reasonsto join us on .

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