Scientist DMPK specialised in metabolism - Romainville, FR

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) 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 : The ‘make-it-happeners’. 


We are looking for a Scientist DMPK specialised in metabolism – F/M – Permanent contract


Scope of the job

In our Research DMPK group, oriented towards discovery of novel small molecules, we are looking for expertise in metabolite profiling to support our early to late phase pre-clinical research.


Your role

 In the frame of Met ID studies, you will be responsible for:

  • In vitro sample generation with microsomes/hepatocytes incubation
  • LC-MS analysis and metabolite detection
  • Data interpretation and reporting

The position will also include:

  • Running of weekly ADME screens: solubility, metabolic stability, PPB…
  • Bioanalysis of pre-clinical samples in LC-MS/MS in support to PK studies
  • Pharmacokinetic analysis and reporting



Who are you?

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to be able to work well in both self-managed and team environment.
  • Effective problem solver and objective driven.
  • Flexibility and fast adaptation to new objectives.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in French and English (experimental protocols must be written in English)

You hold a Master degree in analytical sciences with 10 years of experience.


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…!