(Junior) Research Associate - Assay



industriepark zwijnaarde 7C, 9052 Zwijnaarde, Belgium

Function type

Research Associate


 (Junior) Research Associate - Assay


You have a passion for innovation? You’re dynamic? So are we!

We’re a Ghent-based Belgian start-up developing the next-generation digitally enabled at-home tests.  We believe in high quality health testing for every individual, anytime, anywhere.

It means bringing together the most recent science to develop the best performing technology and delivering it to individuals with the simplest possible use.

Never a dull moment with us! We combine the best science, the brightest minds and great team vibes. And we mean business! We’ll set you up in a state-of-the-art lab and give you opportunities to surface problems, be creative and think solutions.

So, we’re ready. Are you?


The Role

The (Junior) Research Associate - Assay will be involved in the development of the products. The main task will be to perform assay experiments in the lab. This includes planning, executing, analysing and documenting experiments. He/she will maintain lab safety and ensure the lab environment, equipment, reagents and consumables are in good working order.


  • Planning of the experiments of the assigned projects.

  • Fabricating lab-on-chip cartridges with prototyping techniques including tools such as nanospotter, flip-chip device, plasma etcher, wet bench, PDMS molding, etc.

  • Performing biological assay experiments.

  • Perform data analysis.

  • Record all plans, data and results according to internal procedures.

  • Provide suggestions on improving the experimental setup and the assay performance.

  • Participate in lab organization, such as maintaining a clean and safe lab environment, cleaning and calibrating equipment, maintaining consumable and reagent stocks etc.

  • Follow internal Antelope quality management system processes.

You Are

  • You have a bachelor’s degree with scientific orientation (pharmaceutical and biological lab technology, chemistry or relevant).

  • You have a result-oriented hands-on mentality.

  • Experience in one of the following domains is an asset:

    • Biochemistry, protein related techniques

    • Developing immuno-assays

    • Lab-on-chip

    • Working in a Diagnostic device, a pharmaceutical R&D or a production environment

  • Interested in novel technologies in early stage.

  • Proficient in English and have good communication and reporting skills.

  • Able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.

  • Capable of high performance in independent work as well as in team setting.

  • Have an eye for detail, work accurately and aim for qualitative work

  • A flexible team player, who is eager to learn and has a sense for initiative


We offer

An interesting job in a fast-growing organization driven by innovation and science.

You will join an openminded, creative & supportive team who will challenge you to become the best version of yourself.

We strive to create a dynamic working environment where you can top yourself and contribute to the success of Antelope Dx.

20 holidays and 12 ADV days.

We care about you. With good vibes @Antelope, we contribute to your wellbeing at work.

We will of course also offer you a competitive salary with extra-legal benefits.



Please send your CV together with a motivation letter in English to jobs@antelopedx.com

Your application and related information will remain strictly confidential.

Be a part of a revolution in healthcare. Dare! To succeed



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