Scientist Medicinal Chemistry

Job description


We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our Medicinal Chemistry team in Mechelen.
The candidate will be part of a multi site team of Medicinal Chemists responsible for the delivery of clinical candidate compounds for Galapagos’ drug discovery portfolio.
As member of a large Medicinal Chemistry team, the individual will be exposed to a diverse set of projects within several therapeutic areas. 


We are expecting the individual to contribute to the progression and the growth of our Medicinal Chemistry Department. 

In consequence, we are looking for :

  • a PhD in Organic/Medicinal Chemistry or equivalent 
  • with at least two years’ experience in an Industrial Medicinal Chemistry team 
  • possessing excellent laboratory skills
  • very good communication skills in English