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Senior Specialist Perception Physiology

Senior Specialist Perception Physiology

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Nestlé Research, Lausanne, Switzerland  
Company: Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.  
Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100% 
Type of contract: Permanent contract
PhD in field of experience with minimum 10 years of experience in academia or industry

 

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

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.

 

Your main mission will be to contribute to the development and execution of the group strategy in the field of Perception Physiology. 

 

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different companies, functions, and regions. Don’t miss the opportunity to join us and work with different teams in an agile and diverse context. 

A Day in the Life of a Senior Specialist Perception Physiology

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  • Elaborate research proposals and drive research activities/projects in the fields of taste physiology
  • Keep up with the scientific literature to keep track of key knowledge/methodological advances and innovations in the domain of taste physiology 
  • Translate scientific knowledge and research outcomes into business applications    
  • Coach and guide junior team members and technical staff
  • Evolve in a multi-disciplinary environment and collaborate with diverse project teams
  • Communicate scientific outcomes to scientific and non-scientific audience
  • Stakeholders’ management 
  • Identify external partners, establish and manage collaborations 
  • Ensure internal and external communication to valorize the NR science 
  • Provide scientific guidance to networks, programs and projects 
  • Be a recognized member of the scientific community in the field of expertise 

What will make you successful

 

  • PhD in Biology or related field 
  • Recognized expertise in Taste Physiology
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in academia or industry 
  • Leadership skills
  • Knowledge in Sensory Science and Food oral processing is a plus
  • Ability to translate science into product applications
  • Excellent in written and oral communication in English, French is a plus
     

At Nestlé, we want to help shape a better and healthier world, inspire people to live healthier lives and deliver impact at a scale and pace that makes a difference. We do this by fostering a diverse, friendly, supportive, and collaborative environment, that creates positive disruption, embraces innovation, and empowers people and teams to win.
We aim to hire friendly, respectful, inspiring people who care about the people’s lives that we touch every single day.
Be a force for good. Join Nestlé and visit us on www.nestle.com.

Position Snapshot

 

Location: Nestlé Research, Lausanne, Switzerland  
Company: Société des Produits Nestlé S.A.  
Act. Rate: Full-Time Act. Rate 100% 
Type of contract: Permanent contract
PhD in field of experience with minimum 10 years of experience in academia or industry

 

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

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.

 

Your main mission will be to contribute to the development and execution of the group strategy in the field of Perception Physiology. 

 

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different companies, functions, and regions. Don’t miss the opportunity to join us and work with different teams in an agile and diverse context. 

A Day in the Life of a Senior Specialist Perception Physiology

​​​​​​

  • Elaborate research proposals and drive research activities/projects in the fields of taste physiology
  • Keep up with the scientific literature to keep track of key knowledge/methodological advances and innovations in the domain of taste physiology 
  • Translate scientific knowledge and research outcomes into business applications    
  • Coach and guide junior team members and technical staff
  • Evolve in a multi-disciplinary environment and collaborate with diverse project teams
  • Communicate scientific outcomes to scientific and non-scientific audience
  • Stakeholders’ management 
  • Identify external partners, establish and manage collaborations 
  • Ensure internal and external communication to valorize the NR science 
  • Provide scientific guidance to networks, programs and projects 
  • Be a recognized member of the scientific community in the field of expertise 

What will make you successful

 

  • PhD in Biology or related field 
  • Recognized expertise in Taste Physiology
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in academia or industry 
  • Leadership skills
  • Knowledge in Sensory Science and Food oral processing is a plus
  • Ability to translate science into product applications
  • Excellent in written and oral communication in English, French is a plus
     

At Nestlé, we want to help shape a better and healthier world, inspire people to live healthier lives and deliver impact at a scale and pace that makes a difference. We do this by fostering a diverse, friendly, supportive, and collaborative environment, that creates positive disruption, embraces innovation, and empowers people and teams to win.
We aim to hire friendly, respectful, inspiring people who care about the people’s lives that we touch every single day.
Be a force for good. Join Nestlé and visit us on www.nestle.com.

Lausanne, CH

Lausanne, CH

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