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High degree of influence in a small but rapidly growing biotech company
Galecto Biotech is a biotech company with offices in Copenhagen, London, Montreal, Gothenburg, Edinburgh and Boston. Galecto Biotech develops galectin modulators for the treatment of severe diseases, focusing on fibrosis and cancer. The most advanced program is in clinical Phase IIb for the treatment of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
As the CMC area within Galecto expands, they are looking for a highly motivated and skilled chemist to support CMC activities focused on API development and manufacture. This role offers the unique opportunity to be part of, and obtain experience in, the drug development process from preclinical through to the clinical phases in a dynamic and growing company.
You will report to the Chief Operating Officer in Galecto and work closely with colleagues within CMC, Medicinal Chemistry, Nonclinical and Formulation development.
The main responsibilities are:
Ideally, you hold a relevant university degree – preferably a Master of Science in Chemistry, Engineering, Pharmacy, or the like. A PhD is preferred but not a requirement.
The successful applicant will already have a proven record of accomplishment in delivering APIs manufactured according to GMP to deadline and on budget. The following qualifications are preferred:
You are proficient in English on a professional level, both written and spoken.
You are an independent and self-motivated person with a proactive attitude towards your tasks and stakeholders. You are a team player and thrive in a flat structure with short lines of command. Your enthusiasm and creative problem solving leads to unique solutions and results. You are inquisitive, curious and able to acquire new skills as projects demand and you are willing to contribute wherever needed.
Galecto Biotech offers you an exciting and challenging position in an entrepreneurial, science driven and international company with a short line of command. You will be involved in activities that are central to Galecto’s strategy and work together with highly skilled and experienced colleagues to advance the exciting product pipeline.
Travelling: 5 -15 days/year.
Place of work: Galecto Biotech is a global company and place of work can be in one of the Galecto offices in Copenhagen, London, Montreal or Gothenburg.
For more details about the job or the company, please contact CEO Jørn Duhn, Unique Human Capital on M: +45 21 75 19 25 or Senior Research Consultant Elisabeth Haun, Unique Human Capital on M: +45 28 90 33 88. All applications must be in English and are treated confidentially.