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Associate Scientist Biodegradation

Do you like to pioneer? Would you like to combine practical work with analysis and conceptual thinking? Would you like to start in a position where you will have the chance to start a new department in an existing laboratory and the possibility to further develop yourself? Then please keep reading!

Within an existing laboratory a new position has been created to help set up a new part of the lab. You will set-up new methods according to international guidelines and the results from testing the biodegradation of different materials will help to develop a predictive model for future R&D projects. Depending on the candidate this offers room to further develop this department and yourself in a specialistic or managerial role. 


    • Set-up biodegradation tests according to international guidelines (eg. OECD / ISO)

    • Perform the biodegradation testing on a variety of samples and generate test results.

    • Analyse and interpret results and compare the results to other data.

    • (Assist in) making a predictive model.


    • Finished MSc education in a chemical or environmental 

    • Hands-on experience with biodegradation tests is a must

    • Preferably experience with setting up new biodegradation testing, analysis of results

    • Your self starting with a hands-on mentality

    • You have the capacity to think beyond the test results

    • You communicate clear, concise and fluent in English and preferably also in Dutch.

    • You have a can do mentality and can turn set-backs into new impulses. 


  • Contract : Year contract, intent to make it permanent

  • Salary : Depending on experience between 2800-4000

  • Werktijden : Fulltime

Vacature nummer: 15405