Scientist - Flow Cytometry

Location Leuven, Belgium
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Cherish Becker

Contact email:
Job ref: 10489
Published: 12 days ago

Company Overview:

A full-service clinical contract research organisation (CRO). We provide Phase I-IV clinical development services to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. We leverage local regulatory and therapeutic expertise across all major areas including oncology, cardiology, metabolic disease, endocrinology, central nervous system, anti-viral and anti-ineffective.


Job Summary

Our clinical laboratory activities are growing rapidly, and we are currently looking to add to our scientific team. The Senior Scientist/Scientist (based on experience) will act as a leader in the department. He/she will aid in the development and growth of the flow cytometry area and will oversee the daily operations and flow-cytometry method validations.



  • Monitor laboratory operations in order to verify that accurate, precise, and reliable data are being generated for clinical trials.
  • Interact with corporate leadership, administration, government agencies, accrediting agencies, and potential sponsors/clients to gain information and knowledge required to make appropriate business and/or operational recommendations and decisions.
  • Ability to troubleshoot technical issues.
  • Ability to meet aggressive timelines.
  • Routine flow cytometry data review and approval of clinical reports.
  • Develop and conduct training within flow cytometry.
  • Review and write Validation Plans/Reports/SOPs.
  • Oversee design, validation, and maintenance of flow cytometry assays in regulated environments.



  • PhD in Laboratory Medicine, Immunology, Biochemistry/Biotechnology, Clinical Pathology or other similar area.
  • 2-3 years of experience in designing and conducting experiments using multi-color flow cytometry.
  • Experience with analysis of flow cytometry data is required.
  • Excellent record keeping skills are required.
  • Analytical Method Validation experience is preferred.
  • Clinical research or translational research experience is preferred.
  • Previous experience in a central lab environment is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively interact with and influence stakeholders, both internally and externally, are required.



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