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Associate Scientist


Braine L'alleud, Walloon Brabant, Belgium

Job Function:  Laboratory Support
Job ID:  68526

Help us transform patients' lives.

At UCB, we put our heart, soul, and skills into making a difference for people living with severe disease. Working together to push the boundaries, we blend the best of our talents to unlock innovation.  Will you join us in our pioneering adventure?

To strengthen our Clinical Stability and Specifications Team, based in our Biotech Sciences Department in Braine-l’Alleud, Belgium we are looking to fill the position of: Associate Scientist


Do you have an agile mindset that enjoys being analytical? This innovative blend of talent means you are able to swiftly apply forward thinking for the good of patients. 


As a UCB “agylitical” Associate Scientist you like to work in an environment where you can:  

  • Support stability programs, comparability studies, specification settings, releases,… for our early NBE molecules 

  • Support several analytical projects working with internal and external partners 

  • Support analytical project representative in cross-functional project teams 


You will more precisely contribute by:  

  • Supporting the laboratory activities 

  • Taking accountability of the data generated within the team  

  • Supporting projects with key deliverables (stability & comparability studies, design and implementation, specification strategies,…) 

  • Anticipating needs in the analytical field to mitigate risks and create competitive advantages for our products 

  • Author, review and approve protocols and reports 


Interested? For this position you’ll need the following educationexperience and skills:  

  • Master’s Degree in Analytical Siences, Biochemistry or Analytical Chemistry.  

  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role  

  • Deep expertise in analytical techniques such as: chromatography, electrophoresis, immunoassays and pharmacopeias techniques applied to proteins 

  • Experience with working to GMP standards in a QC laboratory 

  • Understanding of regulatory requirements is a plus 

  • Very good command in French and English 


           Soft skills:  

  • Being autonomous with a problem solving & pragmatic mindset 

  • You know how to manage your priorities and the stress that can ensue 

  • Team player, you evolve together in taking initiatives and carrying out projects 


About us.

UCB- Inspired by Patients. Driven by Science. Everything we do starts with a simple question: “How will this create value for people living with severe diseases?” By putting patients at the heart of what we do, our approach – from discovery to development to delivery – is continuously transformed and designed around patient needs and their journey.

With a team of approximately 7,500 employees and operations in more than 40 countries, we are a global biopharmaceutical company investing more than a quarter of our revenue in cutting-edge scientific research. We are focused on addressing chronic, neurological, immunological, and bone diseases.

Curious to know more? Please visit our website www.ucb.com.

UCB and its subsidiaries encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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