Lab Technician Chemistry
Lab Technician Chemistry
Gaston Geenslaan 1 Leuven Belgium
Job opportunity at Aelin Therapeutics
Aelin Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company pioneering peptide-based novel drug modalities to create a powerful first-in-class antibiotics and agents against high-value undruggable human targets. The technology, branded Pept-ins™, harnesses the power of protein aggregation to induce specific functional knockdown of a target protein. The Pept-in™ technology allows for the rational design of novel peptide-based therapeutics and differentiates itself from other therapeutic modalities through its unique mode of action, its designability and broad target space.
Aelin Therapeutics is now recruiting to build a motivated and innovative team to realise the therapeutic potential of Pept-ins. The company is located in Leuven, Belgium. For more information please visit www.aelintx.com.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor (or master) degree in chemistry or life sciences, and will have previous laboratory experience, ideally gathered in the R&D life science sector. Experience in working as a technician in biotechnology and/or drug discovery in the biopharmaceutical industry is highly desirable. The candidate will work with R&D scientists to support the R&D strategy.
The candidate should work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic and exciting small company environment.
General support to R&D activities (including peptide synthesis, peptide purification through chromatography (HPLC), peptide analysis through mass spectrometry)
Compound logging and preparation of stock solutions
Present work summaries, document work for archival, write SOPs
Together with the R&D scientists evaluate new procedures and techniques. Maintain procedure manuals and standard operating procedures to ensure compliance with overall R&D health and safety
General R&D capabilities, understanding of chemistry and chemical structures of benefit
Good computing skills in MS Office suite
Ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities, and to take on new tasks
Motivated team player with the ability to efficiently manage their own work
Excellent organisational skills, eye for detail and natural desire to keep things in order
Excellent written and oral skills (including English)
A competitive salary and benefits package
An entrepreneurial and stimulating working environment in an ambitious start-up biotech company
Excellent career development opportunity, with exposure to all aspects of R&D in the company
Do you have the right qualifications, a bright mind, sharp instincts, collaborative spirit, and innovative vision and are you interested in joining our entrepreneurial team? Then forward a short motivation letter and your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org