Research Associate Fermentation

Posted 3 weeks ago

Inbiose is a spin off company from Ghent University specialized in the development of biotechnological production processes of specialty carbohydrates. At this time 50 people are working at Inbiose and the number of collaborators will expand over the next years significantly. More information about Inbiose can be found on

Your profile:

  • You have a BSc or MSc in Biotechnology, Bio-engineering or similar preferably with a specialty in biotechnological process development
  • You have knowledge of large as well as small scale fermentation technology
  • You are interested in R&D and the development of novel biotechnological processes and have a critical scientific viewpoint
  • You can work independently and flexible, but are a team player and will work in collaboration with other scientists on the development of new production processes
  • You are willing to learn new techniques and expand your knowledge
  • You have an eye for detail, work accurately and aim for qualitative work
  • Experience in writing, optimizing, and following complicated protocols and SOPs
  • Capability to manage multiple experiments within a single day
  • You are fluent in English
  • Knowledge about statistical packages such as R, Electronic Lab Notebook systems are a plus


  • You will run fermentation processes and be part of a production process development team
  • You will prepare experiments for scale-up of production processes and prepare products for downstream processing development
  • You will run experimental analysis for several projects and collaborate with other scientists for these analysis
  • Preparing laboratory materials and samples for analysis
  • You will introduce and report novel methods
  • Maintain, analyze and report experimental data
  • Collaborate with other scientists on experimental designs
  • You will 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 Technologie Park 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:

Joeri Beauprez, Inbiose NV, Technologie Park 82 bus 41, 9052 Zwijnaarde or via e-mail to

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