Here is a list of our open positions. If you can't find the right fit for you, please send us your unsolicited application.

Role Department Location

Projectmedewerker welbevinden van Vlaamse land- en tuinbouwers

Master diploma
Social Sciences Unit Merelbeke apply before
zondag 21 maart

Data Manager

Master diploma
General Merelbeke apply before
Maandag 15 maart

Wetenschappelijk Onderzoeker Economie Melkvee

Master diploma
Social Sciences Unit Merelbeke apply before
vrijdag 5 maart

Wetenschappelijk Onderzoeker Verdienmodellen

Master diploma
Social Sciences Unit Merelbeke apply before
vrijdag 5 maart


  • Work among green surroundings in Merelbeke/Melle or in a busy port area in Ostend
  • Meaningful work with attention for sustainability
  • Societally relevant centers of expertise and living labs
  • Working together with friendly and interesting colleagues in an open, communicative culture based on trust
  • Attention for internal networking with regular internal events
  • A dynamic work environment with room for self-development
  • An international work environment that is still strongly locally anchored
  • The ILVO vehicles and machinery include several electric cars and bikes for use by employees
  • Charging poles for electric cars are available at every ILVO site
  • Green commuting (public transportation and biking) is reimbursed; meal checks and hospitalization insurance are provided

They are ILVO

ILVO as employer

ILVO has an open, communicative culture based on mutual trust and meaningful work. ILVO colleagues work on solutions for societal challenges within the inspiring environment of an open food landscape and a bustling port.

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ILVO as a mission-driven organization

ILVO performs applied research for an agro-food system that is HEALTHY in every way. Positive, proactive, professional, working together and being an example are the 5 values that guide ILVO employees in they way they approach their work.

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