Analytical Chemist / Research Assistant at the Coffee Excellence Center 100 % – ZHAW

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Are you a passionate analytical chemist and love coffee? We are offering a position in the leading coffee research team!

Are you a passionate analytical chemist and love coffee? We are offering a position in the leading coffee research team!

  • Participation in research projects with focus on chemical analytics and coffee
  • Quantitative chemical and biochemical analysis
  • Chromatography, mass spectrometry, spectroscopy
  • Data analysis and data visualization
  • The position is limited to one year with the possibility of extension
  • Accomplished academic education in chemistry (Bachelor with work experience/ Master) with a passion for research in a analytical-chemical laboratory
  • Proven experience in analytical data analysis, statistical or automated data evaluation and IT
  • Independent and careful way of working
  • Fluent in German and English

Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW is one of Switzerland’s largest multidisciplinary universities of applied sciences, with over 14’000 students and 3’400 faculty and staff.

Die ZHAW Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften ist mit über 13’000 Studierenden und rund 3’000 Mitarbeitenden eine der grössten Mehrsparten-Fachhochschulen der Schweiz.

Life Sciences and Facility Management: Study and research in Wädenswil: practical, creative, passionate and reflective. Our expertise in life sciences and facility management in the areas of the environment, food and health enables us to make a vital contribution to solving social challenges and improving quality of life.

The Institute for Chemistry and Biotechnology (ICBT) is one of the scientific institutes at the ZHAW. It conducts applied research on cutting-edge topics relating to health, chemistry, biotechnology and the environment – from antibiotic resistance and antiviral agents to microplastics and more sustainable chemical processes. The institute trains young people for the growing life sciences market in three bachelor’s programmes and two master’s courses.
Our understanding of chemistry and biotechnology is that it involves the linking of discoveries in the natural sciences with technological knowledge, with the aim of applying biological systems to the analysis and manufacture of products. The focus is on applications in the areas of pharma, food and ecology.

The Coffee Excellence Center was founded in 2008 by Prof. Yeretzian and has ever since expanded its scope and expertise to become the leading public science, technology and innovation center on coffee (

Laura Hornung
Recruiting Manager

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