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Lab Assistant - Belgium  

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Posted on : 07 May 2017

Project Description

  • Our lab is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. 
  • By leveraging our world-class infrastructure, and local and global ecosystem of partners, we create groundbreaking innovations in healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, and energy. 
  • As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities we bring together close to 3,500 minds from over 70 nationalities.
  •  To strengthen this position as a leading player in our field, we are looking for those passionate talents that make the difference!
  • Our NERF division (Neuro-Electronic Research Flanders), a young not-for-profit academic research initiative with the goal of forming a thorough understanding of the brain function is currently looking for a Lab Assistant: 
    • You will be in charge of the daily care of rodents in our animal facility.
    • You will assist in breeding of different mouse lines and maintenance of the colonies.
    • On request you will assist researchers in handling and training animals.
    • You will perform daily logistic tasks to ensure the smooth operation of the lab.
    • You will have some administrative tasks such as filling in registers and databases with regards to animal registration.
    • You will provide support to researchers and students in their daily activities.
    • You will have a supportive role in our research laboratory and animal facility with emphasis on mouse colony maintenance and logistics.

  • You have a professional bachelor degree in Laboratory science or you have experience working in an animal facility and laboratory environment.
  • You are willing to work with rodents.
  • You are in possession of a certificate Laboratory Animal Science category A or B, or are motivated to obtain this certificate upon arrival.
  • You have a positive and energetic personality and are inclined to take initiative.
  • You are flexible and have a strong sense of responsibility.
  • You are proficient at reading, writing and speaking English.

We Offer
  • In exchange for your talent, passion and expertise, you will join a multicultural and high-tech company, with challenges there for the taking. 
  • Our flexible, progressive and informal working environment offers you a range of possibilities to take initiative, show responsibility and acquire new skills. 
  • In this position you will have access to state-of-the-art tools and facilities, a rich collaborative environment.
  • We are actively investing in the further development of all our employees to assure their technical and personal growth. 
  • Your valuable contribution and that of your colleagues make our lab  a top player in its field.
  •  Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of an attractive and competitive salary with many fringe benefits.