Research Assistant Bumblebees (m/f)

Biobest is a leading international growing company. Biobest produces and commercializes beneficial insects and mites for biological and integrated crop protection, as well as bumblebees for biological pollination. In addition, Biobest is also active on the market for scouting and monitor systems, pheromones and bio-pesticides.

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

Job description

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

  • Assisting the researchers with:
    setting up and evaluating lab tests;
    preparing, setting up, monitoring and evaluating field experiments and experiments in greenhouses.
  • You report to the teamleader Bumblebees.


  • You have a master’s degree in biology or bio-engineering sciences.
  • Experience with lab work is a must.
  • Experience with insects or a strong interest in 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 Dutch and English.
  • 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 15th 2019.

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