Research Associate

09/11/22

Location

Gaston Geenslaan 1, Heverlee, Belgium

Vacancy

Your role:

Supporting the expansion of reMYND’s animal work, entails the following tasks:

  • Observing and treating mice under study

  • Performing behavioral studies, such as Morris Water Maze, Open field, Rotarod,… as well as histological or biochemical analyses, such as qPCR, ELISA, Western Analysis, ...

  • Analyzing data and documenting findings

  • Suggesting improvements in the methods and analyses

  • Working in a team of equal-minded colleagues under the supervision of a study-director

  • Planning your own activities on a weekly basis in order to deliver the results

  • Working occasionally a few hours over the weekends in a rotating scheme with other colleagues

Your background, skills and attitude:

  • Holder of a Bachelor's in biomedical laboratory technology, bio(-medical) sciences, biotechnology or equivalent

  • Felasa B certificate is mandatroy!

  • Prior hands-on experience with in-vivo techniques, either in an academic or professional setting, and an understanding of the requirements of behavioral, histological and biochemical analyses

  • Able to perform studies on mice under supervision, by accurately following standard study protocols

  • An entrepreneurial, results-oriented, outgoing attitude with a high level of energy; able to work closely in a team; eager to learn

  • Familiar with MS Word and Excel

  • Fluent in Dutch and English.

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