Contribute to VIB's world-class research

Excellence in science requires a multidisciplinary, multicultural and collaborative research environment. Open discussion and knowledge sharing is crucial for the professional development of all VIB employees.

VIB aspires to be an inspiring place for research at the interface of academia and industry, offering an appreciative and collaborative environment. While maintaining the highest standards of research, VIB’s HR team mentors and coaches employees from across the institute during all stages of their career.

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VIB permanently looks for enthusiastic scientists

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By joining VIB, a life sciences research institute in Flanders, numerous advantages are waiting for you. You will be embedded in excellent multicultural research groups, working on breakthrough science. You will have access to cutting-edge technologies, career assistance, a strong focus on technology transfer and a seat waiting in high leven training courses.

VIB Vision and HR Strategy

Excellence in science requires a multidisciplinary, multicultural and collaborative research environment whereby open discussion and knowledge sharing are encouraged and wherein the professional development of all co-workers is considered as crucial. The VIB HR strategy translates this challenge into the following vision, goals and action plans.

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10 good reasons to work at VIB

VIB is a great place for scientific research, but it's also a vibrant environment that will change your future! Here are some reasons why working at VIB is a good choice:

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Meet the HR team

Attracting highly motivated, creative and dedicated scientists from all over the world is one of the strategic components of the HR strategy of VIB. Having a solid and forward looking recruitment strategy in place is a basic requirement for doing so.  Retaining our scientists and offering them a stimulating and supportive environment with ample scientific coaching, feedback and training is a second pillar of the VIB HR strategy. Additionally, VIB wishes to be a warm workplace with attention to all aspects of well-being at work. Finally, VIB wishes to empower its scientists through career development initiatives to move on to their next career step within or outside VIB.

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Current job openings

We offer a wide range of challenging scientific and non-scientific positions. You can apply directly, using the Apply button at the bottom of each vacancy.