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Associate Scientist
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Engineering Services


Medical & Health


Mid level

Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Location: Turnhout

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Contact Person
Chloé Olivet

Job Description

We are recruiting a Associate Scientist within the Discovery Biology team (Pharmaceutical Sciences) in Flanders, Belgium.

You will join a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team of scientists in exploratory immuno-oncology, playing a key role in the evaluation and understanding of new drug concepts in vitro and in vivo. You will be responsible for the execution of lab based immunological experiments to support the validation of targets. Next to excellent technical skills, applicants will possess communication and organizational skills, critical problem-solving abilities.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Perform standard cell culture with cell lines and primary human cells, including isolation of different immune cells murine and human
  • Development of cell-based assays to explore the impact of pharmacological intervention on the functionality of immune and cancer cells.
  • Run assays to identify and characterize hit and lead molecules (ELISA, MSD, luminex, RT-PCR, flow cytometry, etc…).
  • Analyze and summarize data to discuss with scientists and present experimental results at project team meetings
  • Preparing technical reports


  • Master in biomedical sciences, biotechnology, biology or genetic engineering
  • Hands-on experience with mammalian cell culture is essential

  • FELASA B certificate is a plus

  • Experience with mouse tumor model and in vivo and ex vivo analysis would be beneficial.

  • Knowledge of molecular techniques (transfection, transduction, immunoprecipitation) is a plus

  • Experience in performing plate based read outs (ELISA, luciferase etc) is a plus

  • Experience with multicolor FACS analysis would be beneficial

  • Experience in working with therapeutics and/or in immunology research is a plus
  • Excellent organization and planning skills, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment independently and as part of a team. Attention to details. Strong motivation with a dedicated work ethic.
  • Able to master new concepts and techniques quickly.
  • Very good oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent team spirit and interpersonal skills.
About the company

World leader in engineering and R&D services, Capgemini Engineering combines its broad industry knowledge and cutting-edge technologies in digital and software to support the convergence of the physical and digital worlds. Coupled with the capabilities of the rest of the Group, it helps clients to accelerate their journey towards Intelligent Industry. Capgemini Engineering has more than 55,000 engineer and scientist team members in over 30 countries across sectors including Aeronautics, Space, Defense, Naval, Automotive, Rail, Infrastructure & Transportation, Energy, Utilities & Chemicals, Life Sciences, Communications, Semiconductor & Electronics, Industrial & Consumer, Software & Internet.

Capgemini Engineering is an integral part of the Capgemini Group, a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided every day by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of over 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2021 global revenues of €18 billion.

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