Research technician position – Metabolomics platform, University of Lausanne

The Metabolomics platform at the University of Lausanne is looking for an enthusiastic and competent research technician to join its well-established team. Expected tasks will include the preparation of samples of complex biological matrices (mainly human plasma) as well as the application and optimization of approaches based on liquid chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry (LC-MS) mainly for targeted large panel analysis of metabolites (with a focus on steroids). The successful candidate will also contribute to instrument maintenance, sample handling and data processing.

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PhD position – Metabolomics group, University of Lausanne

A PhD Position in Clinical Lipidomics is available in the Metabolomics Unit at the Faculty of Biology and Medicine of the University of Lausanne. This position is related to an interdisciplinary project with a goal to draw a global and quantitative picture of the human plasma lipidome using a longitudinal study of clinically well-characterized Lausanne population ( and the state-of-the-art lipidomic approaches. The focus is on the characterization of sex differences in lipid metabolism with reproductive aging (i.e., hormonal changes with menopause and age-related androgen decline).

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(Senior) Director of Biochemistry/Metabolomics – Matterhorn Biosciences, Basel

A Director of Biochemistry/Metabolomics position is available at the recently established biotechnology company Matterhorn Biosciences in Basel. This position offers an opportunity to take a leading role in the consolidation and progression of the company’s overarching scientific strategy by leading cellular metabolism studies and research activities based on mass spectrometry and computational analyses, and integrating them within other research and development functions.

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PhD position – Biomedical and Metabolomics Analysis group, University of Geneva

A PhD position is available in the Biomedical and Metabolomics Analysis group at the University of Geneva. The aim of this project is to develop new analytical approaches for the relative and absolute quantification of exposure biomarkers. To this end, several separative methods coupled to mass spectrometry will be combined to characterize different families of metabolites (steroid compounds and derivatives, amino acids, sugars or lipids, etc.) and detect metabolic alterations induced by exposure to toxic substances and/or by pathologies of interest.

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PhD position – Inselspital, Bern

A PhD position in lipid metabolism is available at the University Institute of Clinical Chemistry in Bern. The project will investigate the underlying molecular mechanism that regulate lipid metabolism in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease using a multi-disciplinary approach, including molecular biology, biochemistry, computational biology, analytical chemistry. A special focus will be put on lipid signalling potentially contributing to harmful impact of steatosis and progression of fibrosis.

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Senior Application Scientist – Thermo Fisher Scientific

A Senior Application Scientist position is available at Thermo Fisher Scientific to support the sales process, market growth and adoption of Omics related products and workflows. The focus will be to provide technical pre and post-sales application support to metabolomics users across EMEA. This includes training, consultation and relationship management of key customers, on-site method implementation, technical advice of sales colleagues and occasional product demonstrations.

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Master student or internship – Metabolomics group, Nestlé Research, Lausanne

A Master or internship trainee position is available in the Metabolomics group at Nestlé Institute of Food Safety & Analytical sciences in Lausanne. The main activity will be to develop and implement an analytical method based on mass spectrometry to examine a specific class of molecules, which modulates the gut microbiota and regulates key biological functions. The aim will be to choose the most appropriate analytical conditions, to optimize instrument parameters and to test the method in a biological context.

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Postdoctoral Fellow – University Institute of Clinical Chemistry, Inselspital Bern

A PostDoc position in lipid metabolism and lipidomics/metabolomics is available at the Institute of Clinical Chemistry of the Inselspital in Bern. The project aims at understanding lipid metabolism in metabolic disorders. The team will investigate alterations in lipid metabolism and associated molecular mechanisms during disease progression in pre-clinical models and clinical studies using both computational and experimental models.

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