R&D Lab Technician



Heidestraat 19, Merelbeke, Belgium

Function type

R&D Lab Technician


Job description

Ziphius Vaccines is a pharmaceutical company that focusses on the development of mRNA-based vaccines.

We are currently looking for logistic & technical support of our research and development projects. You will be working in a young and dynamic environment where collaboration and teamwork are encouraged.

You will have responsibility for:

  • Prominent focus in administrative support of quality systems

  • Protocol & data management via online Laboratory Notes (eLabJournal)

  • Writing of SOPs

  • Stock ordering, storage and management

  • Follow-up of equipment calibrations & software updates

  • Prepare and write technical reports and other relevant documentation

Additionally, you will also be involved in:

  • Technical support of scientific experiments in the laboratory

  • Technical support in animal experiments

  • Maintenance of laboratory animals

Preferred qualifications

  • Degree requirements: Professional Bachelor, Postgraduate or Master’s degree in the field of Biotechnology, Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Laboratory Technology, Engineering Science, Biomedical Technology, Veterinary Medicine, Agro and Biotechnology, Chemistry or a similar degree that allows you to fulfill the above-mentioned tasks.

  • At least 3 years’ experience as a Lab Technician including Laboratory notes system and logistics responsibility

  • Experience with quality systems and data management

  • You are meticulous, quality-minded, and are able to work independently within your area of responsibilities

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English, experience in SOP writing is a plus

  • Effective interpersonal skills, facilitate effective teamwork

  • Familiarity with the following molecular techniques:

  • Real-time PCR, PCR, DNA and RNA isolation, purification techniques

  • Bacterial cultivation, cloning

  • Experience with animal and human cell cultures

  • Experience with animal experiments is a plus (FELASA)

What we have to offer

The position is full-time. We offer a market-compliant salary, including an attractive package of fringe benefits. We offer you a challenging career in a dynamic and fast-growing company, including opportunities for strong personal development within a multidisciplinary environment.

Why Ziphius Vaccines?

Ziphius Vaccines' team consists of a well-balanced, diverse group of people with complementary skills. The team members are united by their common passion for health care and entrepreneurship. Ziphius has a culture of creativity and innovation, supported by its values that include Transparency, Respect, Courage and Integrity.


A CV as well as a motivation letter can be forwarded by email to HR@ziphius.org.

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