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Working at Progenus

Progenus is a growing, constantly evolving company. So we are regularly on the lookout for qualified, motivated new team members who can truly contribute to the sustainable development of our company.

A family atmosphere

Our company is driven by a start-up spirit, where each person has space to grow in a way that respects their colleagues and the environment. We all participate in the daily life of the company.

A creative, innovative ecosystem

We are a dynamic biotech company where initiative and a proactive approach are welcome!

A partnership with our clients

We take pride in offering our clients the best possible service and advice. After all, they are our most important ambassadors!

We are currently looking for :


Biologist / Biochemist



Coming from academic research, Progenus has three departments: R&D, kits, and laboratory services. At Progenus, we believe in innovation and are highly oriented towards high level research for our customers. Therefore, we offer a full range of services to our partners for DNA research, from the development of a simple test to a complete research project. Based on its R&D department, Progenus also develops and sells its own DNA analysis kits for the detection of animals, plants, and microorganisms. Progenus is located in Namur surroundings, 50km south of Brussels.

Job description

As part of a young and dynamic R&D team, you will be involved in a European research project to improve quality in the agri-food industry. Your task will be to implement large-scale multiplexing methods for detecting known mutations. You will also have to develop new methods for identifying unreferenced mutations. You will also be responsible for writing reports in English and for the internal management of the project.

Education and experience

  • You have a master’s degree or a PhD in biology or biochemistry.
  • You have experience in molecular biology and in DNA analysis methods such as qPCR, sequencing, NGS, etc.
  • you are familiar with NGTs (New genomic techniques)
  • You are motivated by a new challenge.
  • You are creative, innovative, autonomous, and critical.
  • You can work in a team.
  • You can communicate your results internally.
  • You are fluent in English, French is a plus



Part-time or full-time permanent contract starting in January 2024

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