(Junior) Associate Scientist, Molecular Engineering team
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About the Opportunity

Join Ablynx, a Sanofi company as a (Junior) Associate Scientist, Molecular Engineering responsible for working on Nanobodies by using a diverse range of molecular biology techniques.

In this role you will make a critical contribution to advance the scientific projects within the company.

This opportunity is based in Gent, Belgium.

About Ablynx

Ablynx, a Sanofi company, is engaged in the development of Nanobodies®, proprietary therapeutic proteins based on single-domain antibody fragments, which combine the advantages of conventional antibody drugs with some of the features of small-molecule drugs.

Nanobodies have potential uses in the treatment of a range of serious and life-threatening human diseases. Ablynx advances a portfolio of Nanobody-based therapeutic programs in several major disease areas, including inflammation, haematology, immuno-oncology and oncology.

About growing with us

In this role you will

  • Be responsible for cloning, mutagenesis and formatting of Nanobody lead candidates using a diverse range of molecular biology techniques
  • Perform sequence analysis and database storage of Nanobody constructs using specialized software
  • Design and generate of complex Nanobody libraries and tool constructs
  • Provide sequence identification and verification of target orthologs / paralogs and other tool sequences
  • Communicate experimental results, support the team with in-depth Nanobody sequence knowledge and assist in analysis of Nanobody mutant datasets as an active member of several project teams
  • About you

    Qualifications / Education & work experience

  • Bachelor degree in Laboratory Technology, Biochemistry, or Biotechnology (Laboratory Technician A1) or Industrial Sciences / Industrial Engineer or equivalent
  • Expertise in a broad range of molecular biology techniques and nanobodies
  • Experience and / or knowledge with sequence-based bioinformatics software packages is an asset
  • Competencies

  • Solid analytical and problem-solving skills; attention to quality, accuracy and detail
  • Team player, sense of initiative, enthusiastic, self-motivated and communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Oral and written fluency in English other language is an asset
  • Your CV should be in English and include a paragraph specifying your technical expertise.

    Candidate applying for this position will be offered a temporary contract (12 months), with a possibility to extend or convert into a permanent contract.

    Inspire your Journey : what Sanofi can offer you :

  • An international work environment, in which you can develop your talent and realize ideas and innovations within a competent team
  • An attractive, market-oriented salary aligned with your qualifications and including social benefits above average (e.
  • g. company pension plans, health management)

  • An individual and well-structured introduction and training when you onboard
  • You can create your own career path within Sanofi. Your professional and personal development will be supported purposefully
  • As a globally successful and constantly growing company, Sanofi provides international career paths as well
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