Scientist in-vitro electrophysiology


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


  • Collaborate with other research functions on research projects aimed at developing new medicines active on ion channels
  • Explore the electrophysiological actions of various new chemical entities, related to their therapeutic efficacy or possible side-effects
  • Propose and initiate research on new therapeutic targets
  • Full responsibility of experimental studies and writing the necessary authorization needed to perform the scientific work
  • Collaborating and communicating with internal and external researchers
  • Writing experimental protocols and perform quality checks and sealing of electronic journals
  • Presenting the results of the scientific work to internal and/or external audiences, defending the results, arguing and taking responsibility
  • Being involved in several research projects at the same time
  • Contributing to the discovery of novel medicines within a multidisciplinary team
  • Challenging status quo of projects/techniques and approaches, looking for new ways

 Candidate’s Requirements


  • M.D., Pharm.D, Vet.D., or Ph.D. in biological sciences, chemistry, physics, or engineering 
  • Several years of experience in in-vitro electrophysiology methods
  • In-depth knowledge of neuro-electrophysiology
  • Experience in training and supervising technical associates
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Understanding of the Drug Discovery processes
  • Good communication and networking skills, flexible mindset


 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: Drug Discovery Pharmacology Electrophysiology
Schedule: Fulltime
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: 1243


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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