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Senior Associate Scientist – Advanced Molecular Analysis

Senior Associate Scientist – Advanced Molecular Analysis

LocationBeerse, Belgium
Business SectorBiotechnology
Contact emailk.mabena@panda-int.com
Job ref21493
Published2 months ago

For our client - a renowned Pharmaceutical company in Beerse, Belgium - we are looking for an enthusiastic highly motivated Senior Associate Scientist to join their Advanced Molecular Analysis team! 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop chromatographic/spectrophotometric characterization/quantitative test methods for polymers, excipients and their impurities, and for oligonucleotides/peptides higher-order structures.
  • Work with a broad range of analytical techniques (LC coupled with e.g. UV, RI, FLR, ELSD, CAD, MS detectors, SizeExclusion Chromatography, 2DLC, UV-Visible, fluorescence and circular dichroism spectrophotometry).
  • Work in a multidisciplinary team of scientists and show ability to learn and explore new techniques.
  • Interpret and report the obtained analytical data and perform peer review of laboratory data.
  • Maintain a safe work environment in compliance with all applicable environmental, health, regulatory requirements, GMP and safety regulations.


  • Required: a minimum of Master degree in Analytical Chemistry or related field, with a minimum of 2-3 years of experience in industry, or a minimum of Bachelor in Analytical Chemistry or related field with a minimum of 4-8 years of experience in industry (analytical laboratory).
  • PhD candidates are welcome. 
  • Knowledge with liquid chromatography technologies is a must.
  • Technical skills to develop quantitative analytical methods is a clear advantage.
  • Experience with mass spectrometry and spectrophotometry techniques is a plus.
  • Experience with ion chromatography is an advantage.


  • Fast learner with scientific curiosity, self-steering, pro-active, creative.
  • Open-minded, with ability to work together as one team in a global environment.
  • Good written and spoken communication and presentation skills in English.
  • Efficient, flexible, dynamic, results and performance driven.
  • Sense of urgency.


  • Location: Beerse, Belgium
  • Start-date: ASAP
  • Duration: 1year + possibility of extension

Sound interesting?
Send your CV to Khanyi Mabena at k.mbena@panda-int.com or contact her on +31 2020 44502.