Expert Scientist Drug Discovery

Location Leuven, Belgium
Discipline: Biotechnology
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Cherish Becker

Contact email: c.becker@panda-int.com
Job ref: 10451
Published: 15 days ago

Expert Scientist Drug Discovery

The current position is in a translational research team with a strong industry background, focusing on validation and translation of scientific breakthroughs into drug and agro product discovery projects.

YOUR RESPOSIBILITIES

  • We are looking to recruit a creative, energetic and self-motivated Expert Scientist with proven industrial experience to strengthen its team in Leuven and Gent. 
  • You plan and drive translational research projects, aimed at developing lead candidates (biologics, small molecules or other modalities) and further pharmacological target validation as the basis of deal making and/or investments. 
  • You are responsible for managing the collaborations with partners and setting out experimental strategies. 
  • Hands-on experimental work, involvement in daily operations and fund-raising for your translational projects are expected. 
  • You should have a solid background in leading, designing and executing studies in the early stages of drug discovery.

YOUR DETAILS

  • Applicants must have at least 2 years of industry-relevant experience in drug discovery and PhD or equivalent degree.
  • Team player, applying your expertise to drive projects spanning a wide area of diseases with a high unmet need (oncology, inflammation, neuroscience and infections).
  • Familiar with project, stakeholder and budget management.
  • Solid background in some of the following aspects is highly desirable.
  • Discovery of biologics, small molecule or other therapeutic modalities
  • Pre-clinical in vivo pharmacology
  • Protein engineering
  • In vitro assay design and validation
  • Demonstrated experience in writing project and grant proposals.
  • Experience in supervising lab technicians.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Meticulous, independent and self-motivated.
  • Solution-driven mindset.
  • Keen to learn new techniques, expand knowledge and take on responsibilities.
  • Sense of humour highly recommended.
  • Fluency in English (verbally and in writing) is mandatory.

 

OFFER:

  • Candidates are offered a full-time, open-ended contract.  The position can be either Leuven- or Gent-based but a presence of at least 50% at our Leuven site is required.
  • We provide a supportive, stimulating and international environment with a clear focus on drug development, at the forefront of life science, in the best team ever.
  • Total social security, including pension scheme and health care program.

Starting date: as soon as possible.

INTERESTED?

For more information please contact me at:  +31 (0)20 20 44 502 or c.becker@panda-int.com.

Expert Scientist Drug Discovery

The current position is in a translational research team with a strong industry background, focusing on validation and translation of scientific breakthroughs into drug and agro product discovery projects.

YOUR RESPOSIBILITIES

  • We are looking to recruit a creative, energetic and self-motivated Expert Scientist with proven industrial experience to strengthen its team in Leuven and Gent. 
  • You plan and drive translational research projects, aimed at developing lead candidates (biologics, small molecules or other modalities) and further pharmacological target validation as the basis of deal making and/or investments. 
  • You are responsible for managing the collaborations with partners and setting out experimental strategies. 
  • Hands-on experimental work, involvement in daily operations and fund-raising for your translational projects are expected. 
  • You should have a solid background in leading, designing and executing studies in the early stages of drug discovery.

YOUR DETAILS

  • Applicants must have at least 2 years of industry-relevant experience in drug discovery and PhD or equivalent degree.
  • Team player, applying your expertise to drive projects spanning a wide area of diseases with a high unmet need (oncology, inflammation, neuroscience and infections).
  • Familiar with project, stakeholder and budget management.
  • Solid background in some of the following aspects is highly desirable.
  • Discovery of biologics, small molecule or other therapeutic modalities
  • Pre-clinical in vivo pharmacology
  • Protein engineering
  • In vitro assay design and validation
  • Demonstrated experience in writing project and grant proposals.
  • Experience in supervising lab technicians.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Meticulous, independent and self-motivated.
  • Solution-driven mindset.
  • Keen to learn new techniques, expand knowledge and take on responsibilities.
  • Sense of humour highly recommended.
  • Fluency in English (verbally and in writing) is mandatory.

 

OFFER:

  • Candidates are offered a full-time, open-ended contract.  The position can be either Leuven- or Gent-based but a presence of at least 50% at our Leuven site is required.
  • We provide a supportive, stimulating and international environment with a clear focus on drug development, at the forefront of life science, in the best team ever.
  • Total social security, including pension scheme and health care program.

Starting date: as soon as possible.

INTERESTED?

For more information please contact me at:  +31 (0)20 20 44 502 or c.becker@panda-int.com.