Confo Therapeutics



Scientist or (Senior) Research Associate Confobody Discovery – Molecular Engineer​

Confo Therapeutics, a spin-off of VIB and VUB, is a drug discovery company built around a disruptive technology which enables it to address ‘undruggable’ GPCRs. The company is building a portfolio of transformative medicines in various disease areas. Confo Therapeutics is located on the Technology Park in Zwijnaarde/Ghent and has a site on the Etterbeek campus of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. More information about Confo’s technology and strategy can be found on


For the expansion of our Confobody discovery team in Ghent we are currently looking for a (m/f):

Scientist or (Senior) Research Associate Confobody Discovery – Molecular Engineer


  • You will support the Confobody discovery for therapeutic targets. You will lead the design and execute state of the art cloning strategies of single genes and antibody repertoires.
  • You will manage Confo Therapeutics’ construct inventory (antibodies and GPCR expression cassettes) in CLC Main Workbench and align with the Laboratory Information Management System. 

  • You communicate progress to the project teams.


  • Bench oriented Master or PhD in life sciences, trained in a biotech environment.
  • Proficient in the rational design and execution of state of the art cloning strategies of single genes and antibody repertoires (Gateway cloning, In-Fusion, Gibson assembly or similars).
  • Experienced user of CLC Main Workbench or Workflow Manager or alike.

  • Experience with antibody discovery, display methodologies and/or next generation sequencing is an asset.
  • Scientific integrity, solid analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Working accurately and self-motivating.
  • Enthusiastic team player in a small company setting.
  •  You are fluent in English and can communicate research results to the cross-functional stakeholders across the company.


  • A competitive compensation package with extensive benefits.
  • An entrepreneurial and stimulating working environment in a growing and ambitious biotech company.
  • Excellent career development opportunity, with exposure to all aspects of R&D in the company.


Do you have the right qualifications and are you up to the challenge of joining our entrepreneurial team? Then forward a short motivation letter and your CV to .