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Medical Lab Technician (MLT)

Published on 16 days ago

Medical Lab Technician (MLT)

The PID Research Lab, together with the VIB-UGent Center for Inflammation Research, is looking for a motivated medical laboratory technician to strengthen our team.

Job description

At the PID Research Lab, we perform high quality research on COVID19 patients.  Your job activities include the coordination of the transport of patient samples from the different departments/centres to PID research lab, the receipt, registration and procession of these samples in our biobank.

Furthermore, you might be involved in the analysis of these samples by using different laboratory techniques.

PID research lab is located at MRBII (entrance 38), a translation research unit at campus Ghent University Hospital, C. Heymanslaan 10 – 9000 Ghent.



  • You have a bachelor degree of medical laboratory technologies (MLT) or a master in biomedical sciences.
  • Last year students are also welcome to apply. 

Desirable but not required 

  • Experience with working in a context of clinical trials is a plus.
  • Previous experience with handling of human blood samples is a plus.
  • Previous experience with performing assays such as ELISA, Luminex, Flowcytometry is a plus.
  • Having a GLP certification is plus.

Key personal characteristics 

  • You can work independently, but also you are a team player.
  • You have a practical attitude, a critical mind and works towards perfectionism.
  • You are stress resistant and dynamic.
  • You are very flexible in your shift time which means that you like starting your workday late and don’t mind working weekendens. 


  • We offer a full-time employment contract (100%) and a unique opportunity to work in a research laboratory with highly advanced equipment.
  • We offer you an opportunity to improve your personal and professional skills.
  • A short-term contract of 6 months with a possible extension.
  • A competitive salary with extra pay for weekend work.
  • A position in a warm and dynamic research team 
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    44 days left to apply


    • Function type: Lab
    • Sector: Science and Research
    • Ghent


    • Professional bachelor (Higher Education Short Type)
    • English


    • Fixed-term
    • Full-time

    Apply before

    • 5 December

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