Basel Area-Allschwil, 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 company, 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 600 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.


Job responsibilities


  • Histopathological evaluation of efficacy (pharmacological) and safety (toxicological) studies, including interpretation of gross pathology observations and clinical pathology results
  • Peer review of histopathological evaluations
  • Interpretation and assessment of pathology data
  • Implementation of new pathology methods
  • Participating in multifunctional project teams
  • Monitoring external pathology activities (e.g. necropsies, sampling, SOPs)
  • Interpreting study results and reporting them as appropriate (e.g. reports, publications, presentations)
  • Liaising with key opinion leaders in the field


Candidate’s requirements


  • University degree in veterinary medicine
  • PhD in pathology (veterinary diagnostic, experimental or toxicological)
  • Certification or fellowship in pathology (e.g. ECVP - European College of Veterinary Pathologists or ACVP - American College of Veterinary Pathologists, IATP International Academy of Toxicologic Pathologists, MRCPath Royal College of Pathologists, or equivalent)
  • At least 3 years of work experience in experimental pathology
  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment regarding preclinical development of new drugs
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written
  • Motivated and reliable personality
  • Committed team player


Experience in the following fields is an asset


  • Clinical pathology and regulatory toxicology
  • SEND-compliant documentation
  • Statistics
  • Image analysis


What Idorsia offers


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


Work Location: Allschwil

Country: Switzerland

Business Area: Preclinical Development

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type:  Permanent

Job ID: 1173


If you are interested, please click on apply now.

Please be informed that if you are selected for this position, your employment will be subject to a pre-employment background screening process, of which you would be informed in greater detail in due course.

Please note Idorsia operates a strictly-controlled list of preferred recruitment partners. For those partners who have no valid, signed Master Service Agreement in place with Idorsia all unsolicited resumes, CVs, anonymous profiles, or any other candidate details submitted through our website or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals (including any of its subsidiaries, affiliates or related companies) are considered the property of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals and are not subject to payment of any form of introduction, placement or referral fees.

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