Founded, in 2000, our client is an international contract research organisation (CRO) laboratory providing
state-of-the-art integrated platforms in proteomics and immune monitoring services to the
pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry.
Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, our client operates globally, with facilities in North America, Europe
and Asia, and partners with some of the largest and most prominent pharmaceutical companies and
biotechs. With a deep expertise in complex flow cytometry, its site in Gosselies, Belgium, specializes in
immune monitoring to support the development of innovative vaccines and cancer immune therapies.
In the context of its growing immune monitoring service offering, they are looking to hire a Research
Assistant for its flow cytometry and serology platforms, for its site in Gosselies, Belgium.
Function :
Reporting to the Laboratory Team Leader and working closely with Principal Scientists, the Research
Assistant will work within a team focusing on the characterization of the cellular and of the humoral
immune response. The main responsibilities will include the execution of PBMC isolation, flow cytometry
assays, viral neutralization assays, Luminex and ELISA assays.
Tasks include :
➢ Perform PBMC isolations, cellular assays, viral neutralization assays and other serological assays
according to current standard operating procedures;
➢ Establishment and maintenance of cell cultures;
➢ Manage reagents inventories and orders;
➢ Participate to the review of method SOP and worksheets;
➢ Participate to the technical management of the laboratory;
➢ Perform work according to internal quality standards, apply relevant Quality System procedures
and participate to the continuous improvement of Quality documents;
➢ Attend relevant internal training activities.
Profile of the applicant :
The applicant must hold a bachelor degree (or the equivalent) in a life science discipline such as biology,
medical biology or biochemistry/biotechnology. One or two years of demonstrated experience in
techniques related to cellular and humoral immunology is preferred.
The applicant must :
➢ Demonstrate excellent organisational skills.
➢ Demonstrate schedule adaptability and flexibility.
➢ Be willing to actively participate to the generation, the implementation and the continuous
improvement of laboratory processes.
➢ Be willing to work in a Quality environment (ISO17025, GCLP, GMP) and apply good documentation
procedures (GDP).
➢ Be functional in French (spoken and written) and have a functional knowledge of written English.
Knowledge spoken English is an asset.
Offer :
• Full time permanent contract, with possibility of rapid start.
• Diversified tasks and responsibilities.
• A professional, dynamic and stimulating work environment.
• Training and development opportunities.
• A competitive salary package including benefits, adapted to your experience and the context.
Please, send your CV along with a short introduction letter to our recruitment partner PlusOne to either:
• Thomas Léonard – [email protected]
• Caroline Franki – [email protected]
You can also contact us by phone for more information : 010/39.21.80
Your application and any information will be treated confidentially.

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