Scientist Pharmacology Oncology


Allschwil - Basel Area, BL, CH



About Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Idorsia Ltd is reaching out for more - We have more ideas, we see more opportunities and we want to help more patients.

In order to achieve this, we will develop Idorsia into one of Europe’s leading biopharmaceutical companies, with a strong scientific core.

Headquartered in Switzerland - a European biotech hub - Idorsia is specialized in the discovery and development of small molecules, to transform the horizon of therapeutic options. Idorsia has a broad portfolio of innovative drugs in the pipeline, an experienced team, a fully-functional research center, and a strong balance sheet – the ideal constellation to bringing R&D efforts to business success.

Idorsia was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: IDIA) in June 2017 and has over 800 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.


Job Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the discovery of novel drugs within a multidisciplinary team
  • Responsible for in vivo pharmacology in multiple oncology research and development project teams
  • Design and direct animal studies to test hypotheses and address project-related questions
  • Closely interact with researchers from other disciplines and manage collaborations with CROs and/or academic partners
  • Evaluate, interpret and present scientific data to different audiences, defending results and taking responsibility
  • Write experimental protocols, scientific reports and contribute to regulatory documents of novel drug candidates
  • Maintain state of the art expertise in the field of oncology and implement new in vivo models and technologies
  • Contribute to new target proposals and evaluation/validation
  • Challenge status quo of projects, processes and own behavior and seek for continuous improvement
  • Lead, coach and develop members of the laboratory


Candidate’s Requirements 

  • PhD degree and a minimum of 3 years of postdoctoral experience
  • Several years of professional experience in Drug Discovery is advantageous
  • Strong background in cancer biology with a proven scientific track record
  • Knowledge and practical skills in the field of immune-oncology and/or radiation oncology is considered a strong plus
  • Several years of hands-on experience with different mouse tumor models
  • Excellent English (spoken and written)
  • Good communication and networking skills, flexible and proactive mindset

What Idorsia offers

  • Exciting opportunities for development and professional growth within our dynamic organization
  • A collaborative and solution-oriented environment where you can make a difference
  • An innovative and open culture in a truly multicultural environment
  • A competitive salary and generous social benefits

Work Location: Allschwil
Country: Switzerland
Business Area: Drug Discovery Pharmacology Oncology
Schedule: Fulltime
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: 2047



If you are interested, please click on apply now.

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