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Senior Technician - Neuroscience

Senior Technician - Neuroscience

Lausanne, CH

Lausanne, CH

Position Snapshot

 

Company: Nestlé Research
Location: Vers-chez-les Blanc, Switzerland
Act. Rate : 100%
Type of contract : Permanent contract

Position Summary

 

Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland, employs approximately 800 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 Technician in the Brain Health department, your main activity will be to plan, coordinate, execute and report neuroscience experiments. You will work in a multi-disciplinary team studying the impact of nutrition on brain health across the lifespan.

A day in the life of a Senior Technician – Neuroscience

 

  • Design and carry out experiments for neuroscience projects
  • Develop experimental methods and protocols
  • Provide technical and scientific support to projects by assisting scientists and project leaders in the selection of the analytical approach and method
  • Manage and coordinate autonomously experimental activities within larger projects, and consolidate data with project/activity leader
  • Present methods and results at department and Nestlé Research level, and write communications and reports
     
What will make you successful

 

  • Biology lab technician apprenticeship or BSc degree in biology or equivalent
  • Experience with the development and troubleshooting of in vitro assays in a neuroscience context
  • Extensive experience with primary cultures of brain cells
  • Expertise with standard molecular biology techniques: RNA & protein extraction from cells and tissues, qRT-PCR, western blotting
  • Expertise with imaging techniques: immunolabeling, fluorescence microscopy, image quantification
  • Experience with histology techniques such as cryostat sectioning, immunohistochemistry
  • Experience with reviewing scientific literature and providing recommendations on experimental approaches
  • Experience in scientific reporting (analytical reports, results sections of R&D reports etc.)
  • Fluent in English both spoken and written
Position Snapshot

 

Company: Nestlé Research
Location: Vers-chez-les Blanc, Switzerland
Act. Rate : 100%
Type of contract : Permanent contract

Position Summary

 

Nestlé Research is based in Lausanne, Switzerland, employs approximately 800 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 Technician in the Brain Health department, your main activity will be to plan, coordinate, execute and report neuroscience experiments. You will work in a multi-disciplinary team studying the impact of nutrition on brain health across the lifespan.

A day in the life of a Senior Technician – Neuroscience

 

  • Design and carry out experiments for neuroscience projects
  • Develop experimental methods and protocols
  • Provide technical and scientific support to projects by assisting scientists and project leaders in the selection of the analytical approach and method
  • Manage and coordinate autonomously experimental activities within larger projects, and consolidate data with project/activity leader
  • Present methods and results at department and Nestlé Research level, and write communications and reports
     
What will make you successful

 

  • Biology lab technician apprenticeship or BSc degree in biology or equivalent
  • Experience with the development and troubleshooting of in vitro assays in a neuroscience context
  • Extensive experience with primary cultures of brain cells
  • Expertise with standard molecular biology techniques: RNA & protein extraction from cells and tissues, qRT-PCR, western blotting
  • Expertise with imaging techniques: immunolabeling, fluorescence microscopy, image quantification
  • Experience with histology techniques such as cryostat sectioning, immunohistochemistry
  • Experience with reviewing scientific literature and providing recommendations on experimental approaches
  • Experience in scientific reporting (analytical reports, results sections of R&D reports etc.)
  • Fluent in English both spoken and written

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