Research Associate in Chemistry (M/F)


Research Associate in Chemistry (M/F)

Starting date

February 2019

Type of contract

Permanent contract


NovAliX is a company specialized in external research (medicinal chemistry,
protein crystallography, process R&D). NovAliX offers a complete range of
services in the field of research and development of small molecules. The
company has a team of 100 scientists.


The position is based in Leuven area.

Job description

Within the chemistry department of NovAliX, under the responsibility of a Project
Manager, on projects to synthesize molecules for therapeutic applications, your
mission will consist in:
– Carrying out and monitoring organic syntheses ;
– The purification of the molecules obtained ;
– The characterization of the products synthesized by classical analytical
techniques (LC-MS, RMN) ;
– The writing up of experimental procedures.


The successful candidate will have a B.Sc. or M.Sc. in organic chemistry with at least 3 years’ previous industry experience in R&D. Only candidates showing significant
experience in organic chemistry will be considered.
Mastery of common techniques in synthesis, purification (chromatography…), and
analysis is essential.
We are seeking a rigorous and organized individual, with good adaptation skills
and learning abilities.

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