Gosselies, Belgium

Research Assistant – Medicinal Chemistry

  • Experience 3 to 5 years
  • Type of role R&D, Science & Technology
  • Region Wallonia
  • Activity Biotech

Contact Olivia Tatti
+32 (0)472 33 84 01

More info on iTeos Therapeutics

iTeos Therapeutics is a publicly-held (NASDAQ: ITOS), clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to extending and improving the lives of cancer patients by designing and developing next generation immunotherapies.

Based in Gosselies, Belgium and Cambridge, MA, iTeos Therapeutics was founded out of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (LICR) and the de Duve Institute (UCLouvain) in 2011.

In March 2020, the Company completed a $125 million Series B2 financing, and in July 2020, we completed our IPO raising over $230million of gross proceeds. In June 2021, iTeos entered into a transformative $2.145 billion co-development and co-commercialization agreement with GSK for EOS-448, iTeos’s anti-TIGITmonoclonal antibody. As a well-capitalized biotech company iTeos is positioned to continue to develop our clinical pipeline and maintain our investments in our discovery research team to leverage our fantastic science to improve the lives of cancer patients.

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iTeos Therapeutics is now a world-class biotech in cancer immunotherapy. To carry on its growth, expand its pipeline and reinforce its team, iTeos Therapeutics is looking for a Research Assistant – Medicinal Chemistry.


iTeos Therapeutics is looking for a highly motivated and skilled Research Assistant to join the Medicinal Chemistry team in the Research and Development Department. The successful candidate will be responsible for the synthesis and design of small molecules, and the daily lab activities.

Your main responsibilities are:

  • Conduct organic synthesis of small molecule compounds, focusing on the development of new molecules and reaction methodologies.
  • Design and optimize synthetic routes for efficient and scalable synthesis.
  • Independently troubleshoot issues encountered during synthesis by proposing creative solutions.
  • Operate and maintain specific lab equipment, ensuring proper functioning and calibration.
  • Stay informed of the state of the art of organic chemistry methodologies and techniques and propose their application to ongoing projects.


  • Bachelor or Master's in Organic Chemistry or related field with a strong focus on organic synthesis.
  • Proven experience in organic synthesis, with a deep understanding of various reaction methodologies and techniques.
  • Proficiency in operating specific lab equipment, such as NMR, HPLC, or mass spectrometry, and troubleshooting instrument-related issues.
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent command of English.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Enthusiasm for bench work and synthesizing new molecules.


  • A stimulating position within a high-potential innovative biotech company.
  • The opportunity to work in a science-driven, dynamic, respectful, and professional environment.
  • A challenging scientific and business growth in which you get to bring your knowledge and skills.
  • A permanent contract with an attractive salary package in line with the position responsibilities and your experience.

Your application and related information you would share will remain strictly confidential.

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