Research Assistant Mites

Are you passionate about working with insects and mites? Do you want to use this passion to develop solutions for biological crop protection? Do you want to make a difference in a fast-growing business? Then you are the perfect candidate to join our R&D team!

For the head office in Westerlo we are looking for a: Research Assistant Mites (m/f)

Job description

You are part of the Mite R&D-team with the following responsibilities:

  • Assisting the researchers with:
    o setting up and evaluating lab tests;
    o preparing, setting up, monitoring and evaluating semi-field experiments in greenhouses.
    o collaborating with the mite production teams
  • You report to the teamleader Mites.


  • You have a master’s degree in biology or bio-engineering sciences.
  • Experience with lab work is a must.
  • Experience with mites and/or insects is an advantage.
  • You have a good knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
  • You have a good knowledge of statistical analysis; knowledge of R is a plus.
  • You can express yourself well in English, knowledge of Dutch is a plus.
  • Accuracy and efficient work are evident to you.
  • You have a sense of order and cleanliness.
  • You are a teamplayer and have a hands-on mentality.

We offer

  • You end up in an innovative working environment with a strongly growing, future-oriented and international company.
  • A varied job in a dynamic team.

Are you interested?

You can respond by sending an application letter with CV to jobs@biobestgroup.com before January 25th 2019.

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