(Senior) Research Associate





We are currently looking for (Senior) Research Associate, ideally with working experience in the laboratory to join our R&D team in our facility in Zwijnaarde, Belgium.

The candidate should have a high drive to generate qualitative results together and in tight collaboration with other members of the project team in a professional and challenging fashion. This all happens in a dynamic, informal and stimulating environment where you and your colleagues work to reach the set goals. Every employee gets the opportunity to get involved in all the various steps within her/his project.

Please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter via the argenx website: Join Us (myworkdayjobs.com)


  • Discover, characterize and optimize therapeutic antibodies

  • Plan and execute experiments independently including interpretation and reporting of the results

  • Can find a solution to any unexpected problem in a creative way

  • Actively participate in project teams, organize work and understand priorities and complete assignments accordingly

  • Keen to learn new techniques and to share expertise with others

  • Conducting efficacy and immunogenicity assessments of pre-clinical animal studies

Expertise area:

  • Biochemical, immunological, and cellular assays

  • Assay development

  • Molecular and cellular biology


  • Degree B. sc. or M Sc (Industrial Engineer), Master in Biochemistry/ Biotechnology or equivalent

  • Ideally with working experience in laboratory

  • Team player, motivated, enthusiastic, accurate in execution and reporting

  • Good communication skills

  • Good writing skills in English

  • Knowledge and hands-on experience in protein-related work, biochemical assays is a requirement. Knowledge of structural biology is a plus.


  • Full-time position in a collegial, dynamic and growing company.

  • You will become part of a team that allows you to access a broad array of technologies with varied daily activities and take initiatives and contribute to the success of the company.

  • Competitive salary package.

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