(Senior) Research Associate Organic Chemistry

Synaffix B.V. is a Dutch biotechnology company focused on the advancement of our antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology platform (see: www.synaffix.com). As a leading innovator in the field, there are now three ADCs in the clinic and >10 more in preclinical development through our partnered programs. Our vision is to become the most prevalent ADC technology for pharma and biotech companies and to realize our ambition – Connect to Cure.

As part of the increasing demand of our ADC technology, we are currently looking for a skilled and enthusiastic.

(Senior) Research Associate Organic Chemistry
(F/M/N, 0.8–1 FTE)


  • M.Sc. degree in Organic Chemistry or closely related area in which organic chemistry played a pivotal role
  • Preferably ≥3 years relevant industry experience
  • Highly motivated candidate, with a strong commitment to laboratory work and project delivery
  • Up-to-date knowledge of contemporary organic chemistry and eager to learn
  • Ability to execute multi-step syntheses and trouble-shoot where appropriate
  • Hands-on experience with various analytical and purification techniques, including NMR, (prep)HPLC and UPLC-MS and ability to independently perform critical assessment of results
  • Strong team-player mentality
  • Responsible, conscientious and sociable character
  • Good communicator, good level of English both verbal and in writing

Job description:

Key tasks will involve the design and synthesis of small molecules for application in ADCs. Together with colleagues, you ensure that the laboratory remains optimally operational and safe. Moreover, assisting in solving routine and non-routine technical problems, such as maintaining equipment in the lab will also be part of your responsibilities.

What is offered:
A position as (senior) research associate in a vibrant growing organization with opportunities for further learning and personal development. Synaffix offers a competitive renumeration package including secundary benefits including 8% holiday allowance, 25 holidays on a full-time basis as well as a collective pension with a fixed percentage personal contribution.

Are you interested in this position and does your profile fit our requirements? Please submit your CV and motivation letter to careers@synaffix.com before April 30 th.

Further information can be obtained from:
Dr. Sander van Berkel or Dr. Floris van Delft (telephone: +31 88 022 4505) and via email: careers@synaffix.com. More information about Synaffix’ company profile can be found on our Linkedin page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/synaffix-bv/mycompany/

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