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Research Technician - Belgium  

VIB (company)

Posted on : 15 April 2017

Project Description

  • The Center for Medical Biotechnology (CMB)  is embedded within our company.
  •  CMB s focus is to develop new and innovative molecular tools and technologies to challenge human health problems. 
  • The Center translates its novel technologies and insights to widely applicable research tools, vaccines, diagnostics and pharmaceuticals. 
  • CMB also educates and trains the next generation of medical biotechnology researchers and informs the public on the impact of biotechnology on human health.
  •  The main focus of the lab is aimed towards developing innovative bio molecular technologies to enable novel approaches to study, diagnose and treat disease.
  • We are currently looking for a highly motivated lab technician to support our research projects, focusing on the next generation of bio pharmaceuticals.
  • The successful applicant will primarily focus on recombinant protein expression in mammalian cells, protein purification and characterization, in addition to supporting cell line development.

Knowledge / Experience:
  • You have a bachelor's degree in biomedical / biotechnological laboratory techniques
  • You have preferably 2 to 3 years of relevant experience
  • You are fluent in written and spoken English (all communication within the team and all the lab notes are in English)
  • You have a good knowledge of Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • A proven track record in protein expression, purification and characterization and / or genetic engineering is a must
  • A Felasa B certificate and experience with mouse models of disease are a plus.

Skills / Attitudes:
  • You can work independently and show flexibility in your work
  • You are well-organized, with a can-do mentality
  • You have strong interpersonal and communication skills and enjoy working in an application-oriented research team

We offer
An open-ended contract with a competitive salary and benefits. 

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