/Chemical Engineer for Surface Chemistry & Bioassay Development (temporary assignment)

Chemical Engineer for Surface Chemistry & Bioassay Development (temporary assignment)

Engineering - Leuven | More than two weeks ago

We are currently looking for an engineer with a strong technical background in the field of bio-engineering, whose assignment consists of performing experiments for the development of novel surface chemistries and bioassays.

Chemical Engineer for Surface Chemistry & Bioassay Development (temporary assignment) 

The assignment

  • Assist in the execution of experiments, support experimental work related to surface chemistry and bioassay development.
  • Optimize design of experiments, independently perform tests in the lab on a daily basis.
  • Have a special interest in novel technologies and chemistries.

Required knowledge and skills

  • We are looking for someone with a background in bio-engineering, biochemistry/chemistry or other equivalent discipline with 3 to 5 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • The candidate has a proven track record in the development of bio-assays with a special interest in novel technologies and chemistries.
  • Prior experience in working with experimental set-ups, biophotonics and microfluidics; as well as in surface chemistry and characterization is considered a plus.
  • The candidate is a self-motivated team player with good communication skills, yet also able to independently solve complex problems with limited supervision.
  • Given the international character of imec, good knowledge of (spoken and written) English is a must.

Duration of the assignment

  • 6 months

Desired start date and work regime

  • As soon as available
  • Fulltime, 40 hour/week, 5days

Location

  • imec, Leuven
  • Being located in Belgium is preferred due to the necessity to come onsite frequently.

*For this temporary position, you can apply as a candidate or as an independent consultant. As a candidate, you are willing to work through a temporary employment agency. Consultant agencies that wish to present a candidate should contact Flexforce.

*Voor deze tijdelijke positie kan je solliciteren als kandidaat of als zelfstandige consultant. Als kandidaat ben je bereid te werken via een uitzendkantoor. Kantoren die een kandidaat wensen voor te stellen dienen contact op te nemen met Flexforce.