Specialist Cell Metabolism
Lausanne, VD, Switzerland
vor 3 Tg.


Working together and standing apart

Nestlé Research Center - EPFL Campus, Lausanne, Switzerland

Permanent contract, act. rate 100%

Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland and employs approximately 800 people. It consists of four major research institutes : Health Sciences, Material Sciences, Food Safety Analytical Sciences and Packaging Sciences.

Nestlé Research combines fundamental science at the highest level, high-end analytical platforms leveraged by all research teams, and strong prototyping capabilities to accelerate the translation of science into innovation.

Nestlé Research published around 1,000 scientific publications in peer review journals over the last five years, and files about 80 patents every year.

Nestlé Research collaborates with approximately 100 universities or research institutes around the world. Learn more about Nestlé Research at .

As a you will be a key contributor to our product pipeline for healthy aging and metabolic disease management. You will lead scientific activities leveraging your insights into cellular processes that underlie the aging process, and provide guidance and expert advice in these areas across Nestlé Research teams.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead scientific strategies at the preclinical stage to discover and develop nutritional solutions that promote healthy aging and improve age-
  • related disease outcomes

  • Contribute to the design, execution and interpretation of early stage clinical trials
  • Guide research assistants and students, and coordinate project streams with internal and external collaborators to ensure project deliverables
  • Build, promote and defend ideas and concepts at the R&D center level and towards key business stakeholders
  • Required Profile

  • PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry or related fields
  • Minimum 4-6 years of experience post PhD in academic research or industry R&D
  • Strong technical expertise and a broad knowledge of cellular energy metabolism and processes of cellular aging
  • Track record with high impact publications in the above mentioned areas
  • Fluent in English both spoken and written
  • Show us that you have the ability to work in team. Your ambition, agility and translational drive, as well as your passion for science, is what will set you apart.

    If your profile corresponds to the description and you wish to make a difference, please apply in English at with full CV, Cover letter and Publication list.

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

    Nestlé offers a wide portfolio of products and services for people and their pets throughout their lives. Its more than 2000 brands range from global icons like Nescafé or Nespresso to local favorites.

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

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