Laboratory Technician Target Discovery & Validation - Leiden,NL

Job description

Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic fast growing Biotech company with offices in Europe in Belgium (Mechelen), France (Romainville), the Netherlands (Leiden), Switzerland (CH) and in US, Boston.


We’re in the business of changing lives. In our quest to discover and develop life-improving medicines we go where no one has ever gone before.  In every challenge we face, we see new opportunities.  We want to challenge the impossible.  We need thought leaders and rapid thinkers, entrepreneurs in spirit and status quo-fighters.  Collaborative innovators and perseverant idealists. We need the best-in-class.  In other words, we need you.


We are currently looking for a Laboratory Technician - Leiden, NL


Your role

You are given the opportunity to work in an exciting and dynamic environment of a well-known successful international biotech company. You will be part of a team that aims to discover new therapeutic targets in the field of Fibrotic Diseases. You will participate in the development of disease-relevant assays and the discovery and characterization of new therapeutic targets.


Who are you  

  • Bachelor in Life Sciences.
  • Experience in culturing fibroblasts and/or epithelial cells.
  • You are familiar with establishing in vitro assays like ICC, ELISA and Q-PCR.
  • Knowledge of Systemic Sclerosis or Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a plus.
  • You have good communication skills in English (writing and speaking).

What’s in it for you?

You will be part of a fast growing and amazing company.  As ‘make-it-happener’ you will get all the support you need to make your job successful.  At Galapagos we aim to recruit the best people, who stand out among their peers, with integrity and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Our employees are the strength behind Galapagos, a highly motivated team, eager to maintain Galapagos’ leading position and achieve breakthroughs in pharmaceutical research. Galapagos offers a competitive remuneration package and a dynamic work environment.


We are Galapagos : together we can make it happen…!