Scientific Associate - Biochemistry & Drug Interactions


Basel, BS, 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.


In our Preclinical Pharmacokinetics and Metabolism Department, we are seeking a Scientific Associate. 


Job Responsibilities


  • Conducting DMPK in vitro screening assays with subsequent LC-MSMS analysis 
  • Ability to use automation 
  • Development of sensitive LC-MSMS bioanalytical methods 
  • Efficient planning and documentation of work in a multidisciplinary environment 


Candidate’s  Requirements


  • Master degree or equivalent education with a focus on Biochemistry, PhD will not be considered 
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience with practical experience in bioanalytical methods and automation 
  • Willingness to learn new skills and techniques, and to understand the ideas behind the experiments 
  • Good communication and team-working skills 
  • Fluent in English, in particular with regards to clear and consice reporting. French and German are a plus. 
  • Well organized 
  • Scientific curiosity 


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: Preclinical Development

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 2366


If you are interested, please click on apply now.

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