Senior Research Associate




Function type

Analytical Science


Looking for a new challenge in Analytical Science as Senior Analyst Research Associate?

KBI in Leuven is growing and is looking for a talented candidate that is willing to make an impact and contribute to the projects developed on our site. 

Join an incredibly talented group of scientists and contribute to bringing new therapies to patients in need.

Who We Are

KBI is a recognized international leader in the contract services field, having earned 2017 CMO Leadership Awards in 6 categories. With five locations in the United States and two in Europe, one in Switzerland and one in Belgium, KBI is expanding its activities in their laboratory in Leuven. 

KBI is operating this state-of-the-art analytical and formulation laboratory with capabilities ranging from HPLC and capillary electrophoresis to process residual analysis and formulation development. 

We intend our initial cadre of scientists in Leuven to develop expertise over a broad technical scope and to form the core of our expanding European capabilities.

Job Summary:

Execute experimental protocols and perform elementary data analysis in biopharmaceutical development laboratories.

Job Functions:

  • Conduct laboratory experiments in support of analytical and formulation development utilizing analytical instrumentation.

  • Analyze stability samples of proteins, monoclonal antibodies, and peptides.

  • Documents results per GMP requirements.


  • Research Associate: Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry or related area (or equivalent training) with 0+ years’ experience.

  • Senior Research Associate: Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in chemistry, biochemistry or related area and 4+ years’ experience (or MS and 2+ years’ experience).

  • Must be fluent in English.

Preferred prior experience: 

  • Fundamental understanding of bioanalytical techniques such as HPLC, CE-SDS, cIEF and ELISA.

  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical sector and GMP quality norms.

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