Interested in working at the museum? Find our current job openings on this page.

The Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences is recruiting a Scientific collaborator for a contract of definite duration (01/02/2018-31/02/2019)


Directorate Taxonomy and Phylogeny - GENBAS: a project: 'Genetic Basis of Speciation' -


  • Assistance of the GENBAS team [RBINS (Brussels), RMCA (Tervuren), University of Leuven and University of Liege) in behavioural experiments, laboratory work and data analyses.


  • Master in Biology - Zoology

Technical competence

  • Experience with fishes in aquaria, PCR, DNA sequencing, population genetic data analyses.

Generic competence

  • Eager to learn
  • Team player


  • Good knowledge of English
  • Experience with NGS and bioinformatics

We offer

  • A fixed-term contract of 12 months ;
  • Salary according the standard scale for an assistant (SW1) ;
  • Free public transport ;
  • A dynamic and interesting working environment. 

How to apply

Send your motivation letter and CV before 15/12/2017 to Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences - OD Nature                                   For the attention of Erik Verheyen - Vautierstraat, 29 -1000 Brussel -E-mail:

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