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Sr. Scientist Strain Engineer




AgroSavfe was established in January 2013 as a spin-off of VIB (Flanders Institute for Biotechnology), and is backed by a syndicate of renowned life sciences investors. A highly experienced and dedicated team warrants the successful development of the company.


The (Senior) Scientist will Lead the development and implementation of strain engineering activities, interacting with Upstream and Downstream Process teams as well as external service providers, in support of the development of large-scale high-yield manufacturing processes for specific Agrobodies®.

Profiel kandidaat

  • Hold a PhD or MSc in Biology, Biotechnology, (Bio)Chemistry, or Bio-engineering
  • Deep knowledge of the production technologies applied in the development of innovative (protein based) products, their scale-up and manufacture, with specific emphasis on the host strain requirements
  • Have experience with different expression platforms (bacteria, yeast, fungi, ...) and their use as host for heterologous expression
  • Experience with filamentous fungi is a big advantage
  • Knowledge of the genetics of fungi is a plus
  • Knowledge of state of the arts techniques in the field of molecular biology of fungi is a plus
  • Experience of working in fundamental areas of biological product development technology, and translating this into the manufacturing of innovative, high quality products
  • Previous experience in Ag-biotech is a plus
  • People leadership of a team of high performing technology professionals
  • Working in a matrix organization
  • Problem solving
  • Relevant industry experience (6 - 10 years)
  • Management a small in house strain engineering team


AgroSavfe offers you a challenging job in an exciting environment, working for top innovators in the Agro- Biotech industry, developing the next generation biologicals. You can be part of a very dynamic, young and growing team in a highly innovative environment. Your input is highly appreciated. Of course the company offers you a fitting compensation package.


Nele Geusens, Recruitment Specialist
T: +32 497 57 08 94
E: geusens@themagroup.be

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