(Senior) Research Associate with Small Molecule Experience

22/06/20

Location

President Kennedypark 26 Kortrijk Belgium

Function type

(Senior) Scientific

Vacancy

RIC is a privately-owned European center of excellence in the field of analytical solutions.

For more than 35 years we have been supporting our customers in various industries with our scientific know-how and technical expertise.

In the context of our continued growth, our LC-MS team is looking for a:

 

(SENIOR) RESEARCH ASSOCIATE

SMALL MOLECULE EXPERIENCE

 


YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

As a (Senior) Research Associate, you will be working on the development and application of innovative chromatographic and mass spectrometric methodologies for the in-depth analysis, identification, characterization and quantification of small molecules (active pharmaceutical ingredients, metabolites, …) in various matrices (buffers, biological fluids, tissue, cells, …). You will be involved in a variety of projects with industrial (mainly biotech and pharma) and academic partners.

You design experiments together with your supervisor and plan and execute the work at experiment/task level. You work according to specific instructions and you do the first analysis of the data you generate. You document and analyze the data and write scientifically sound reports of your results.

In the Senior RA role, you take up reporting and communication when participating in client meetings. You are able to analyze and interpret data and link them to previous ones. 

 

YOUR PROFILE

  • Good knowledge of basic chemistry

  • Experience with HPLC and/or mass spectrometry is a definite plus

  • Passionate to work in the laboratory

  • Critical mindset and good sense for initiative and attention to quality and detail

  • Team player, customer-minded, problem solving mentality and flexible attitude

  • Well organized and managing daily activities independently

  • Capable of multitasking in an environment with changing priorities

  • Eager to broaden expertise in the fascinating field of analytical chemistry

  • Good communication skills (fluent in English, written and spoken)

  • BSc or MSc in chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, biomedicine, pharmacy or equivalent qualification due to experience

  • For Research Associate, a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in an analytical lab environment

  • For Senior Research Associate, at least 5 years’ experience in the field during which you have obtained extensive theoretical knowledge & practical know-how in HPLC analysis and/or mass spectrometry


OUR OFFER

  • You will be part of a privately-owned and ambitious laboratory organization at the forefront of scientific evolutions

  • You will join a dynamic team in an international environment

  • You will receive an attractive salary in line with your responsibilities and experience

 


DO YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?  APPLY NOW!

Send your CV and motivational letter to hr@richrom.com.

Your application will be considered quickly and confidentially.

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