Jobs at ILVO

ILVO is currently looking for a .Net developer for employment within the Animal Sciences Unit in Ostend and Melle.

Target date of employment 15 June 2020 (depending on the availability of the candidate and the development of the Covid-19 situation)



ILVO is currently looking for a PhD researcher BlueCC for employment within the Animal Sciences Unit in Ostend.

All applications must be sent by email, no later than Wednesday, July 1th, 2020 at 23:59 (CET)



MSCA individual fellowship hosting offers

MSCARecently, some important management decisions have been made to orientate the research at ILVO in a holistic framework of systems thinking as well as to combine ILVO's tacit knowledge with new technological approaches like genomics, metabolomics, (remote) sensing technology, precision farming, innovative food/feed production technology, new breeding technologies, modelling as well as participatory social sciences approaches. This means that a lot of the research at ILVO is conducted in Living Labs, such as a Food Pilot, fishing vessels, modern greenhouses and animal farming units, and in the context of inter- and transdisciplinary research. To accelerate and further improve this new research process, ILVO is looking to host experienced researchers at post-doc level in the framework of Marie Sklodowska-Curie or other individual fellowships.

Possible research items are shown in this document

MSCA-individual fellowships call 2020

Work at ILVO

ILVO is a dynamic, multidisciplinary and future-oriented research institute whose main mission is to support economically, ecologically and societally sustainable agriculture and fisheries. Every day, more than 600 ILVO employees are working to realize this mission, but we are always looking for new, driven colleagues!

ILVO has several career paths where employees can grow according to their potential and ambition. Young researchers (those with a Master’s degree and doctoral students) get the opportunity to perform groundbreaking research in a wide range of research areas. In addition to research work, we have a great variety of jobs for technical and support workers in various areas. A large organization like ILVO needs managers, ICT workers, field workers, technicians, engineers, veterinarians, lab techs, bookkeepers, administrative support workers, etc.

If you don’t see a current job opening that matches your skills and interests, we still encourage you to send your cv to our personnel office to the attention of Gerard Meganck.