Jobs at Ecosynth

EcoSynth is a dynamic and autonomous chemical company (SME) located in the Flemish city of Deinze near Ghent. Beside contract research activities, EcoSynth steadily elaborates its proper research and development portfolio with focus on sustainable chemical processes. Main aspirations include the use of continuous flow chemistry as highly controllable process technology, and implementation of advanced catalysis such as photochemical activation for the purpose of selectivity and reduction of energy use. For details, please visit our website at

One of our key technologies is continuous processing, which is demonstrated by the invention of the innovative COSTA technology which pushes the boundaries of flow chemistry in several aspects. Reactors based on this technology are brought to market by our daughter company Creaflow (


Flow Chemistry Expert

To further strengthen our team, EcoSynth is looking for an expert in flow chemistry to work at the interface between chemical synthesis and engineering. Your goal is to develop synthetic routes for organic chemicals useful for industrial scale-up in continuous flow reactor systems.

You hold a Ph.D. degree in organic chemistry or chemical engineering or equivalent by experience. You preferably have industrial experience in the field of organic chemistry or process chemistry. Hands-on experience in continuous flow processing is a must. Knowledge of photochemistry or electrochemistry is a plus.

You have excellent project management skills, you write concise reports, and you know how to coordinate the team. Beside this, you work independently and are capable to solve the scientific and practical problems you encounter. You stay up to date with the developments in your field, with ‘lifelong learning’ as your motto. You are fluent in English; knowledge of Dutch is a plus. For further information, please contact Jean-Baptiste Joos or Koen Van Aken at +3292354890, or send your inquiries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We offer a position in a professional R&D environment in a growing SME where respect and sound work-life balance are of key importance.

If you feel this vacant position is your call, please send your motivation letter and curriculum vitae to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We value your privacy and will only use your personal data in the recruitment process


Living & working in Deinze, Belgium

Deinze is a town at the border of the river Lys, in the province of East-Flanders (Flemish region). It is directly connected by railway, the main station which is in walking distance from EcoSynth. Alternatively, rental bikes are available free of charge for transport between the station and the company. Deinze is also located along a major highway (E17) guiding to major cities such as Ghent, Kortrijk, and Antwerp and is less than an hour away from Brussels, the heart of Europe with its international airport connecting to the world.

If you want to work in Belgium, you do not need a working permit if you are a national of one of the Member States of the European Economic Area or if you are a Swiss national. For all details with respect to working in Belgium, please visit





How to apply?

Interested candidates are encouraged to e-mail their motivation letter and C.V. with references to:

Human Resources
Industrielaan 12
9800 Deinze
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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