Postdoctoral Researcher - Biology Immunology


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.


For our Immunology Group in Biology, we are looking for a highly motivated Postdoctoral Researcher for a temporary assignment of two years. The candidate will be involved in the development of cellular assays to characterize pharmacological compounds in advanced clinical development in immunological indications.

Job Responsibilities

  • Isolating, culturing and differentiation of primary cells
  • Developing cellular assays to characterize pharmacological compounds in advanced clinical development in immunological indications
  • Documenting and reporting of experiments
  • Preparing publications and presentations at internal and external events


Candidate's Requirement

You are an enthusiastic, open-minded scientist interested to solve challenging scientific questions and a proactive communicator with very good organizational and planning skills and the ability to maintain good and consistent working relationships with the members of a multidisciplinary team. Applicants should accompany their expression of interest with a detailed CV including their research interests, technological skills, peer reviewed publications and the contact information from at least two referees.

  • PhD in Biology, immunology training preferred
  • Experienced immunologist/cell biologist with extensive knowledge in immunological techniques and signal transduction
  • Strong publication track record
  • Hard working, motivated and reliable personality
  • Committed team player
  • Excellent knowledge of English


What Idorsia offers

  • Exciting opportunities  for development and professional growth within our dynamic organization
  • A collaborative and solution oriented enviroment 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: Research & Development

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type: Temporary

Job ID: 1195


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.

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