MECHELEN - BELGIUM
Director Cell Biology (m/f) fulltime, Mec-138
This position gives you the opportunity to work in an exciting and dynamic environment of a well-known succesfull international biotech company. Within the drug discovery organization the Director of Cell Biology will be responsible for cellular assay development in musculoskeletal, immune-inflammation, anti-infectives, cystic fibrosis, anti-infectives, metabolic and oncology disease areas. The Director will also assume responsibility for scouting and implementing new technologies that further increase the quality and performance of the cell biology department.
Therapeutic Area Lead - Autoimmune Diseases, Mec-154
The "Therapeutic Area Lead Autoimmune Diseases" will be responsible for leading a set of projects in the autoimmune portfolio from target discovery stage up to pre-clinical candidate delivery. Innovation and in-depth scientific insights are expected to be key drivers in the approach taken by the Leader for selecting targets and progressing projects to success through the design of critical testing cascades. The Lead will be operating internally in a matrix-type environment, and will take a central position in coordinating the activities of several departments ranging from in vitro through in vivo pharmacology. The application of concepts which increase probability of success, such as e.g. biomarkers and other translational activities, will be strongly encouraged. The Lead will also manage interactions with external experts in the field as well as the contacts with alliance partners collaborating on specific projects. Besides the management of projects, the Lead will also play a central role in the maintenance of a high-quality knowledge environment within the area, through the interaction with KOLs, attending congresses and following up literature closely. Building a clear view on the competitive environment in an area is part of the knowledge to be gathered in the area. The continued scientific support to projects in the development phase represents another element of the position. This leader is expected to deliver on the preset objectives in the area described above, within a defined budget. He will report to the Therapeutic Area Head, Autoimmune Diseases.
Sharepoint Specialist, Mec-152
Galapagos has recently implemented a Sharepoint environment for one of the fast growing areas and it is expected that more areas will soon follow. To support both the existing environment as well as future implementations, there is a need for an all-round Sharepoint Specialist within the Information Systems team in Mechelen, Belgium. Being part of a small team of Information systems experts the Sharepoint Specialist will be responsible for a broad range of activities:
• Administration of companywide Sharepoint usage;
• Provide day-to-day support to Sharepoint users
• Partnering with the Research & Development teams, as well with other teams using Sharepoint to develop optimal solutions;
• Project Managing new Sharepoint based implementations;
Next to Sharepoint, there is an option to support and own other system platforms in order to offer a broader service to the Business teams.
Team leader in vitro compound evaluation (m/f full time), Mec-149
We are looking for an accomplished biologist with expertise in medium-high throughput screening to lead a team of researchers and scientists working on multiple projects. The mission of the team is to assay chemical compounds in various biochemical and cellular assays to determine their in vitro activity. Your responsibilities will be to ensure timely delivery of screening data of high quality level, to provide scientific leadership, to manage project priorities and communication with assay development teams and project teams, including results presentations.
ROMAINVILLE - FRANCE
In vitro ADME Senior Scientist (m/f full time), RMV-058
We are looking for a skilled ADME experimental scientist to support multidisciplinary DMPK programs in a drug discovery / pre-clinical setting.
You will support a diversity of projects in most therapeutic areas. As you will be handling multiple projects in parallel, you will need excellent communication, organization and time management skills, and an ability to work independently within a multi-disciplinary team.
The role will involve:
• Designing and performing a range of in vitro ADME assays (ex: solubility, microsomal stability, PPB, Cyp inhibition) to address specific client needs including development and implementation of new methodologies.
• Effective troubleshooting of own and colleagues’ issues as required.
• Quality control assessment of laboratory data and laboratory maintenance.
• Managing a rapidly changing workload whilst working to tight deadlines.
• Maintenance of experimental records and preparation of reports for clients which include interpretation of data and recommendations for further studies.
• Communicating effectively with both internal and external groups, including biology, chemistry and informatics teams.
ZAGREB - CROATIA
LEIDEN - THE NETHERLANDS
ARGENTA - UNITED KINGDOM
As a result of our continued success, we are looking to expand our Structural Biology department. The role is ideally suited to self-motivated and talented crystallographer, preferably with structure based drug design experience.
In this laboratory-based role, your main responsibility will be to solve structures of therapeutic targets complexed with ligands. With a passion for applying your scientific expertise to our drug discovery collaborations, and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will need excellent laboratory skills, communication, organisational and time management skills, plus an ability to work independently. You will also need to possess the flexibility required to work in a dynamic, goal-oriented environment.
Group Leader, HAR-915
We have an opportunity for a self-motivated and industrially seasoned medicinal chemist with a track record of excellence in the field of drug discovery.
The role will entail managing client-based multi-disciplinary medicinal chemistry based projects and the chemists within those teams.
Assay Development and Screening Team Leader, HAR-864
The successful candidate will work in multidisciplinary teams, to manage projects and scientific staff, and to present project issues, progress and strategies to senior scientific and managerial staff. Argenta’s contract drug discovery scientific environment means that you will be a member of teams that interact with a variety of drug discovery organisations, including biotech, large pharma and virtual companies, on a diverse range of programs. Argenta’s clients are located in a number of international locations including Europe and the US.
SAFFRON WALDEN - UNITED KINGDOM
Molecular Biologist / Protein Scientist, CRP-924
We have a vacancy for a Molecular Biologist / Protein Scientist or Senior Molecular Biologist / Protein Scientist in the department of Structural Biology within BioFocus.
Temporary Graduate Medicinal and Synthetic Chemists, CRP-GMS
We have a number of temporary positions available for recently graduated chemists who can demonstrate their knowledge of synthetic and medicinal chemistry, and are keen to extend their knowledge in these areas. These lab based roles will involve working as part of a multidisciplinary team with close interaction with client companies and members of our Biology and ADME teams.
in vitro ADME Research Scientist, CRP-842
We are looking for a highly skilled ADME experimental scientist to support both multidisciplinary and stand-alone DMPK programs in a drug discovery / pre-clinical setting. Based at our head office near Cambridge, you will support a diversity of global organizations in most therapeutic areas. As you will be handling multiple projects in parallel, you will need excellent communication, organization and time management skills, and an ability to work independently within a multi-disciplinary team.
Principal Scientist ADME PK/PD , CRP-841
As part of our continued success we are looking for a Principal Scientist to support both multi-disciplinary and stand-alone ADME/PK programs. In this client-facing role your main responsibility will be to provide data analysis and interpretation, together with mechanistic modelling and simulation support to Drug Discovery projects primarily in the field of neurodegeneration. As you will be handling multiple projects in parallel, you will need excellent communication, organization and time management skills, and an ability to work independently within a cross-discipline environment. Innovation and creativity are required in this rapidly developing, multi-skilled team.
At Galapagos we aim to hire highly motivated, experienced people with integrity and excellent interpersonal and organisation skills. Since our culture is one of expected achievement through enjoyment of what we do, we are looking for individuals who thrive by working in a team-oriented environment.
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