Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne, Switzerland Undefined period of time contract, act. rate 100%
Over the last 5 years, the 600-staff NRC has published around 1000 scientific publications in peer review journals and files about 80 patents every year. The NRC also has around 100 research collaborations with universities or research institutes around the world.
The NRC is organized with three large research institutes for Nutritional Science, Materials Science and Food Safety & Analytical Science. These major Institutes are complemented by Research Units focusing on Clinical Development, PetCare. The NRC plays an important role in providing the science behind healthier products, and how food impacts on the host (learn more about the NRC at www.research.nestle.com).
Lausanne is home to the 2 strongholds of Nestlé’s fundamental research: the Nestlé Research Center (NRC) and the Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS) that investigate the complex interactions between nutrition, health and wellness.
We are currently looking for a Group Leader to head the Metabolic Programming group within the Metabolic Health Department, which is a part of the Institute of Nutritional Science at the NRC.
As the Group Leader of Metabolic Programming group, your key responsibilities will be to lead a team of scientists and technicians studying the early life nutrition and its impact on cardiometabolic health later in life. Demonstrating strong scientific insight and leadership skills, you will have the responsibility to drive impactful research in developing nutritional concepts for Maternal & Infant nutrition in line with the overall strategy of the Nutritional Sience Institute.
Education and experience
Show us that you demonstrate excellent communication skills, combined with the capacity to empower teams and to enable people to generate results. Your influencing and networking capabilities linked to the ability to tackle different research domains and find commun scientific interests between them, is what will set you apart among the other candidates. If you are an inspiring leader, creative, curious and willing to drive innovation, please apply in English at www.nestle.com/jobs.
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