Associate Scientist Biochemical Analysis R&D



Industriepark-Zwijnaarde 7B Ghent Belgium

Function type

Associate Scientist


Job Description

You will be part of an analytical R&D team responsible for conducting activities in support of process development and manufacturing of biologicals. These activities are related to analytical method development and testing.

Main responsibilities:

  • Develop and run the analytical methods required to analyze the biological products in an R&D environment.

  • Provide accurate and reliable test results by processing the analysis outcome data.

  • Your objectives and tasks are set according to a customer project plan. You work under the supervision of an analytical team lead to who you report.

  • Document the work performed in lab note books or in QC worksheets and records.

  • Assist in drafting method descriptions and test result reports.

  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of laboratory SOP’s.

  • Operate and control instrument equipment adequately. Troubleshoot lab methods and instruments if needed.


  • A bachelor degree with scientific orientation, preferably in life sciences: biochemistry, chemistry or pharmacy or other related degree.

  • A few years working experience in a biotech, pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical manufacturing environment is an asset.

  • Must possess knowledge of analytical methods for protein analysis, including UV spectroscopy, SDS-PAGE electrophoresis and western blotting. Knowledge of bio-chromatography (SEC, RP-LC), ELISA and cell culture is an asset.

  • You’re addicted to laboratory work and willing to work in an R&D environment.

  • Very good in spoken and written English.

  • Communication, reporting and presentation skills.

  • Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

  • Working hours are during the day, although you can bring up the, by occasion, necessary flexibility in an R&D environment.

  • You are punctual, and have a critical eye for details.

Additional Information

  • Work in a fast growing organization.

  • A position with responsibility within a dynamic company.

  • Personal development through learning on the job and additional external trainings.

  • A market oriented compensation.

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