Career day @ Janssen Pharmaceutica


Career management

Target group

Doctoral and postdoctoral researchers in one of the following disciplines: pharmacology, chemistry (in particular chemical biology, synthetic organic chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, epidemiology), data-sciences (data analytics, bio-statistics and bio-informatics), engineering (chemical engineering, chemical and pharmaceutical process technology), bio-engineering and medical sciences.


Ghent University, Ghent University Hospital and Janssen Pharmaceutica


Participants will learn more about career perspectives and R&D activities at Janssen Pharmaceutica (Beerse)


8:30 - Departure Gent Dampoort (hour to be confirmed)
10:00 - Arrival
10:15 - Welcome by representatives from Janssen Pharmaceutica NV
10:30 - R&D, Anish Suri (R&D at Janssen + Vision)
11:15 - Talent Acquisition, Karolien Vandeloo
11:45 - PhD/Postdoc community, Eric Pelkmans & Postdocs/PhD's
12:15 - Introduction to afternoon program
12:30 - Lunch
13:30-15:30 - Testimonials in small groups: Clinical Innovation, Neuroscience Discovery (lab tour), Clinical Pharmacology, Discovery Sciences: Compelling technology platforms (lab tour)
15:30 - Closing session & Drink
16:30 - Bus back to Gent

Date and venue

20 April 2018 - Janssen Pharmaceutica, Beerse

Transport: Bus from Gent-Dampoort to Beerse, departure around 8:30 (to be confirmed)

Registration fee

Free of charge (no show fee applies)

Due to the limited capacity of the event, researchers who register but fail to attend the career day, will be charged a no show fee of €100 (except for valid reasons, e.g. illness with doctor's certificate).


Please follow this link for registration:

Doctoral researchers (Ghent University) can include this event in their doctoral training programme (full-day attendance is required).



Evaluation criteria (doctoral training programme)

Full-day presence