Research Associate in Chemistry (M/F) – Leuven BELGIUM


Research Associate in Chemistry (M/F)

Starting date 

January 2020

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.


Leuven Area, Belgium

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, NMR).
  • The writing up of experimental procedures.


The successful candidate will have a B.Sc. or a M.Sc. in organic chemistry with at least 2 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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