Scientist (m/f)

25/10/21

Location

Avenue du Parc Industriel 89, Herstal, Belgium

Function type

CDI - Temps plein

Vacancy

Xpress Biologics is looking for a Scientist (m/f)

Xpress Biologics is a contract development and manufacturing organization specialized in the production of biologics (recombinant proteins, antibody fragments and plasmid DNA) for therapeutic, vaccine and diagnostic applications. The services proposed include the development of the manufacturing process and the production of purified material for realization of preclinical and clinical studies.

Mission

For the development of manufacturing process of biologics, your mission consists in the management of R&D projects of molecular biology, fermentation and purification related to the production of recombinant proteins and plasmids.

Profile

  • Bioengineer or Master in sciences (orientation biochemistry, biotechnology)

  • French-English bilingual

  • Experience of 1-2 years in academic and/or industrial environment

Skills

  • Experience in at least 3 of the following domains:

    • Construction of expression vectors and systems (E.coli & P.pastoris)

    • Culture of microorganisms and expression of biologics in bioreactors

    • Methods of harvesting, extraction and clarification

    • Purification of biologics using liquid chromatography & tangential flow filtration

    • Characterization of « biologics » (SDS-PAGE, Western-blot, enzyme assay, HPLC…)

    • Statistical data analysis & automation

  • Autonomy and ability to manage several tasks in parallel

  • Planification and report edition

  • Team spirit, dynamism and good communication skills

  • Flexible, determined and solution-oriented

  • Good oral and written knowledge of technical English

Contract

  • An attractive working environment in a young and fast-growing company

  • Permanent contract

  • Salary package including various benefits

Candidature

  • Curriculum vitae and letter of motivation have to be sent by email to: jobs@xpress-biologics.com

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