Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic fast growing Biotech company with offices in Europe in Belgium (Mechelen), France (Romainville & Paris), the Netherlands (Leiden), Switzerland (Basel), Italy (Milano), Spain (Madrid), the UK (London), Germany (München), and in the 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 Senior Technician Target Discovery & Validation - Leiden,NL
Scope of the job
As member of the Target Discovery team, you will support projects in different therapeutic areas including kidney disease, inflammatory bowel disease and a new therapeutic area by providing technical input and analysis. In order to identify disease relevant genes as potential drug targets, you will optimize and automate assays, run and analyse high-throughput target knockdown screens and validate hit targets to omit potential off-target effects in accordance with the project timelines. In parallel, members of the Target Discovery team are responsible for e.g. stock management, robot programming and maintenance, documentation and other project support tasks.
We are looking for someone who:
Who are you?
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…!