Mass Spectrometry Specialist for Breath Analysis

University of Bern
March 18, 2023
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Mass Spectrometry Specialist for Breath Analysis

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Sensing and Monitoring Lab (samlab) at the Department of Diabetes, Endocrinology, Nutritional Medicine and Metabolism and the Diabetes Center Berne.

Start of employment: April 1st or by agreement, 1 year with possible extension

The Sensing and Monitoring Lab (samlab) is embedded into the interdisciplinary environment of the University of Bern, Inselspital Bern, and the Diabetes Center Berne. By combining expertise from the fields of engineering, medicine, and computer science, the samlab focuses on developing innovative sensing technologies that can enhance the management of diabetes.


The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and implementing cutting-edge mass spectrometry techniques for the analysis of exhaled breath. The candidate will:

  • Conduct experiments and interpret results to advance the field of breath analysis.
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary researchers and staff within the University and with external partners including start-ups and industry.
  • Publish research findings in scientific journals and present results at conferences.
  • Be responsible for the new analytical instruments unit at the Diabetes Center Berne
  • Requirements

    We are looking for enthusiastic candidates with excellent technical skills to join our research group. Candidates are expected to have the following experience:

  • Master or PhD in Analytical Chemistry, Biomedical Engineering, or a related field
  • Strong expertise in mass spectrometry and its applications, especially in breath analysis
  • Experience in method development, instrumentation, and data analysis
  • Excellent problem-solving, critical thinking and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent English language skills
  • We offer

  • We provide excellent scientific expertise in a young and dynamic environment, and we offer support for a global scientific career with a focus on translational research.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement
  • Access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities
  • You will be hired at the University of Bern as a research scientist
  • Salary classification according to the regulations of the Canton of Bern depends on the qualifications
  • Application and contact

    Please send your

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    over the "Apply now" button to [email protected]

    Application deadline is open until filled.


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