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Research Assistant Downstream Processing

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We are looking for a Research Assistant Downstream Processing to join the Inbiose team in Ghent, Belgium.

About Inbiose:

Belgium-based Inbiose develops biotechnological processes using the proprietary Glycoactives platform to produce specialty carbohydrates such as human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs). We are committed to make these complex sugars available to a large set of industries such as infant formula, dietary supplements, functional food & beverages, pet food, .... to meet the global demand for healthy and sustainable food and feed ingredients. With many products in various stages of regulatory and sales development Inbiose is poised for high growth in the coming years. The company has been established in 2013 as spin-off from UGent University and has grown into a 50 FTE organisation.

At our core we are entrepreneurial, value integrity and ownership mentality and are committed to high ethical and safety standards.

More information about Inbiose can be found on www.inbiose.com

Your profile:

  • You have a BSc in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Industrial science and technology or similar with a interest in biotechnological process development, specifically in purification processes

  • Knowledge of downstream processing operations is a plus.

  • You are interested in R&D and the development of novel biotechnological processes and have a critical scientific viewpoint

  • You have technical insight and a hands-on mentality

  • You are a team player and will work in a flexible team on the development of new production processes

  • You are an excellent planner, have an eye for detail, work accurately and aim for qualitative work

  • You are willing to learn new techniques and expand your knowledge

  • Experience in following complicated protocols and SOPs

  • Capability to manage multiple experiments within a single day

  • You are fluent in English


  • Perform experiments to evaluate downstream processing unit operations

  • Maintain and set up different types of purification equipment

  • Help to develop new downstream processing unit operations in collaboration with the team

  • Prepare laboratory materials and samples for analysis

  • Manage and execute complex experimental schedules within a broader team

  • Maintain, analyze and report experimental data

  • Collaborate with other scientists on experimental designs

  • Take on general laboratory responsibilities and apply organizational and creative skills to improve lab operations

  • Maintain safe practices and work environment

We offer an interesting job with a lot of variety and responsibilities in a dynamic young team of collaborators in a field with a lot of future. You will be working at the Technologiepark 82 bus 41, 9052 Zwijnaarde, easily reachable by bike, car or public transportation. 

Is this the job you are looking for:

Send us your CV with a motivation letter and photo to:

Kim Munnecom, Inbiose NV, Technology Park 82/41, 9052 Zwijnaarde or via e-mail to jobs@Inbiose.com

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