DuPont SCIENTIST / SENIOR SCIENTIST in Southern Finland, Finland



DuPont is a US based company with 65,000 employees worldwide bringing world-class science and engineering to the global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services. We help finding solutions to such global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere, decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the environment.

We are looking for a


to join our Global Health & Nutrition Science team based in Kantvik, Southern Finland.

Our team runs a global and diverse program of clinical and pre-clinical studies, targeting to document health benefits of probiotics and other bioactive food ingredients in our portfolio. We can offer you a position in a dynamic international research organization that is a world-wide leader in applied research in the area of probiotics and nutrition.

Our R&D team is looking for a research professional to Scientist or Senior Scientist position to execute of nutritional pre-clinical and clinical trials globally.

Your primary duties will be:

  • Initiating, managing and executinghuman nutritional intervention studies against set milestones and objectives.

  • Reporting of the study progress tointernal and external stakeholders.

  • Documentation of conducted clinicaltrials according to DuPont SOPs.

  • Working in compliance with ICHGuidelines (GCP) and DuPont SOPs.

  • As part of the team, participate inplanning, analysis, presentation, and publication of the clinical andpre-clinical trials.


You are qualified for the position if you have:

  • PhD (or equivalent degree) or MSc(or equivalent degree) in life sciences and several years of relevantexperience in research, preferably in the field of nutrition, microbiome,probiotics, or functional foods.

  • A proven track record in clinicaltrial management is considered an advantage.

  • Experience in one or more of thefollowing health areas may be considered beneficial: digestive health, women’shealth, sports nutrition, metabolic health, oral and skin health.

  • Track record of scientific publicationsand experience in scientific communication is considered valuable, ideally inthe context of food and health ingredients.

  • Effective communication skillsincluding good personal presentation, oral and written communication skills.Fluency in English is essential; Other language skills are seen as a benefit(fluency in Finnish is an advantage).

  • Excellent project management,organizational, and team player skills.

  • Ability to deliver results undertime and resource pressures.

  • Willingness to travel.

The position is permanent, starting as soon as possible.

For enquiries, please contact R&D Manager Markus Lehtinen (+358 40 139 7813; on 24th of April between 10:00-11:00 or 27th of April between 14:00-15:00 (UTC +2, Helsinki time).


Primary Location: EMEA-Finland-Southern Finland-Kantvik

Organization: Nutrition and Health

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Master's Degree (±18 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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