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 www.nestle.com/randd.
As a R&D Scientist in Early Life Nutrition & Metabolism, you will develop and execute research in pregnancy and lactation in relationship to infant growth & development and maternal health. You will also develop scientific network in the field of early life nutrition and health and you will provide scientific support to projects, business and markets.
Perform research to develop nutritional, and non-nutritional (e.g. behavioral and/or digital) solutions targeting optimal nutrition and growth for infants and pregnancy/breastfeeding support for mothers
Explore new opportunities in infant and maternal nutrition by introducing novel analytical approaches in understanding dietary interventions and their health benefits
Provide support to the Nutrition Business on new concepts for infant and maternal nutrition
Be recognized as expert internally and externally in nutrition research
Translate and valorize research outcomes in specific SBU applications
Manage internal and external collaborations
Ph.D. in Nutrition, Physiology or Epidemiology related to infant and maternal health with at least 3-4 years postdoctoral experience
Proven experience in conducting clinical research, including study design, methods and analysis
Experience in scientific communication, including presentations at scientific meetings
Fluent in English
Show us your strong work ethic. Your ability to contribute to a climate for renovation and knowledge sharing is what will set you among the other candidates. If you are interested in joining a very international scientific environment and if you want to make a difference to our performance, please apply in English on www.nestle.com/jobs.
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 favourites. 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. Learn more about our Group and reasons to join us on www.nestle.com.