Professor in Bioanalytical Chemistry

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Professor in Bioanalytical Chemistry

The University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland Valais (HES-SO Valais) has over 2,800 students in 10 degree programmes. With its 9 research institutes, it contributes effectively to the innovation, the economic and social development and the creation of jobs in the Valais.

The School of Engineering is looking for a:

Professor in Bioanalytical Chemistry

Position description

  • Teach analytical chemistry and bioanalytics at Bachelor's and Master's level
  • Establish a strong, externally funded research program in bioanalytical sciences and contribute to the Institute's expertise in bioanalytical chemistry
  • Develop and apply analytical chemistry methods for biological applications, especially the use of MS for protein analysis, and proteomics
  • Provide analytical support to in-house research groups and to external customers
  • Guide staff with method development of analytical procedures
  • Establish and maintain contact with industry professionals for the benefit of teaching and research

Selection criteria

  • PhD in analytical chemistry, biochemistry or other related discipline
  • Strong knowledge and skills in analytical and instrumental bioanalytical method development and characterization for biomolecules
  • In-depth knowledge in the field of qualitative and quantitative analysis of peptides and proteins
  • Analytical development experience in the field of bioanalytics in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry
  • Strong R&D project management experience
  • Good understanding of lab operational resource management and budgeting
  • Expertise in the development, qualification, validation and release of data under GMP and
GLP compliant quality systems is a plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to work in a collaborative, matrix environment
  • Mother tongue French or German with very good knowledge of the second language and of

Activity rate

80 -1 00 %



Starting date

as soon as possible

For further information please contact Gaëtan Cherix, director of the School of Engineering (gaetan.

Please submit your application including resume online on our website December

15, 2019. Only online applications will be considered.

HES-SO Valais-Wallis - rte du Rawil 47 - case postale 2134 - 1950 Sion 2

+41 58 606 85 11 - -

Route du Rawyl 47 1950 Sion