Research Associate Food Chemistry

Posted 1 month ago

Inbiose, located at Technology Park in Zwijnaarde is searching for a fulltime

Research Associate Food Chemistry

Inbiose is a spin off company from Ghent University specialized in the development of biotechnological production processes of specialty carbohydrates. At this time 48 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 Food Chemistry or equivalent
  • You have experience with oligosaccharides in a variety of food matrices and the development of novel foods
  • You have knowledge of analytical method development and method validation
  • You have worked with external labs and organized sample shipment, tracking, follow-up and data gathering
  • You have experience in writing, optimizing and following protocols and SOPs
  • You are flexible and a team player, but can work independently
  • You have an eye for detail, work accurately and aim for qualitative work
  • You are communicative and have a hands-on approach
  • You are capable to manage multiple parallel experiments
  • You are fluent in English
  • Knowledge about complex carbohydrate analytics is a plus


  • You will manage internal analyses as well as external analyses, develop experiments with partners and build and validate analytical methods
  • You will follow up and steer external labs for specific analyses and stability studies, ranging from organic, inorganic as well as biochemical and microbial measurements
  • You will work closely with the analytical team, the scale-up team and the regulatory manager to follow up projects
  • You will maintain, analyze, organize and report data
  • You will prepare laboratory materials and samples for external analysis and follow up shipments from start to finish
  • You will manage and coordinate complex schedules within a broader team
  • You will take on general laboratory responsibilities and apply organizational and creative skills to improve lab operations
  • You will 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 Technology Park 82/41 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, Technology Park 82/41 9052 Zwijnaarde or via e-mail to

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