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R&D Scientist – Molecular and Cellular Biology

Technoparc de Thudinie 2, 6536 Donstiennes, Belgium

With which degree can I apply for this position?

  • Academic bachelor
  • Preparatory programme
  • Academic master
  • PhD
  • Professional bachelor

Which programmes can apply for this position?

  • Biology
  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Pharmacy
  • Physics

Note that companies can often be very flexible in whom they hire for which positions, depending on choices during your education, prior experience, or personal interest. If your profile is not listed here, this does not necessarily mean that you cannot apply for this position. The best way to find out is to go and talk to the recruiters!

Who should I contact?

Isabelle Lebrun

About this position

More information: https://www.quality-assistance.com/jobs/rd-scientist-molecular-and-cellular-biology


To face our constant growth, we are currently actively looking for an R&D Scientist – Molecular and Cellular Biology.

You will work on innovative biopharmaceutical products under development (preclinical and clinical phases). 

You will work in a team involved in Quality Assistance in-house analytical development projects 

Those projects are related to the development, validation and/or application of analytical methods based on a protocol for the characterisation and quality control of (bio)molecules.


Working in a team involved in Quality Assistance in-house analytical development projects, you will:
• take up the technical, scientific and regulatory challenges of method development and participate in writing reports on experiments. 
• be involved in the communication of scientific results via webinars and conferences.

You may also participate in projects outsourced by our clients. 


PhD or Master / Engineer, specialisation Biology or Biochemistry.

• Relevant experience in methods development and validation with the following techniques 
o Flow cytometry (FACS)
o Elispot
o PCR and/or ddPCR

• Very good communication skills both in French and English (writing scientific documents, reports, protocols, mails, phone conferences with clients and suppliers). 
• Team player. 
• Very good organization skills and ability to manage priorities.

• Practical experience in Cell-based assays, Ligand binding assays (incl. multiplex assays)
• Knowledge of biological medicinal products (mAbs, ADCs, bispecific antibodies, cell-based medicinal products) and associated regulations (EMA and FDA).
• Cell therapy expertise is an asset

About Quality Assistance

Quality Assistance is a leading European Contract Research Organisation providing the pharmaceutical industry with all the analytical services required by EMA and FDA regulations for the development and marketing of innovative human medicinal products.

We assist our clients from candidate selection, through non-clinical and clinical studies, to marketing authorisation, using our state-of-the-art, product-dedicated expertise in analytical sciences.  

For each customer and each project, we design customised solutions, define analytical protocols, develop and validate specific new analytical methods and perform characterisation, stability, pharmacokinetic, biomarker and immunogenicity studies as well as batch release testing, in order to evaluate the Quality, Safety and Efficacy of the given drugs. 

The company holds a unique position on the market with all its laboratories on one site, 190 highly qualified professionals and over 35 years’ expertise at the forefront of analytical sciences.

The Quality Assistance environment is GMP, GLP and GCLP/GCP compliant.

Why join Quality Assistance ?

We are a true career partner.
We accelerate people’s access to new medicines.
We offer an inspiring work-life balance in a human scale environment.
We care about mutual respect, assistance and communication.
We listen to your needs and your suggestions.
We offer a market-competitive and package including numerous fringe benefits.

How can you apply?

Send your application now (JOB299) to Mrs Isabelle Lebrun, Talent Acquisition Manager, to recrutement@quality-assistance.be or consult the Careers page on our website http://www.quality-assistance.com/careers/jobs.