Scientific Assistant

Your tasks

  • Perform data acquisition using UPLC-HRMS, GC-HRMS instruments on bio-energy samples, daily instrument maintenance (e.g. calibration) and sample preparations and develop methods
  • Report the analytical results in a clean and concise manner
  • Responsible for the supply of laboratory consumables
  • Occasionally you work in shift opertion (up to 20% of the working hours)

Your profile

You hold a university/ETHZ or university of applied science degree focusing on analytics of small organic molecules by mass spectrometry (e.g. metabolomics, environmental science, drug development). Alternatively, you are a laboratory technician with many years experience in HRMS. You have hands-on experience with standard sample preparation methods. Futhermore you are fluent in English and at least advanced in German. Candidates holding a PhD degree will not be considered.

We offer

Our institution is based on an interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. You will profit from a systematic training on the job, in addition to personal development possibilities and our pronounced vocational training culture. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.

This is a fixed-term position. The employment contract will (initially) be limited to 2 years.

For further information, please contact Saša Bjelić,

Please submit your application online by 30 November 2021for the position as a Scientific Assistant (index no. 5101-02).

Paul Scherrer Institut, Human Resources Management, Mariusz Prus, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland