Temporary Research Technician - Chemistry


Basel Area-Allschwil, BL, CH


We are seeking a motivated Research Technician until the of September 2020.

Job Responsibilities

•    Perform reactions on a laboratory scale (mg to multi g) according to known procedures
•    Synthesize single compounds and small compound libraries using parallel chemistry techniques and equipment
•    Monitor reaction progress & perform compound analysis 
•    Purify reaction products using standard techniques e.g. (automated) column chromatography, prep. HPLC, crystallization or distillation
•    Document practical work using electronic lab journal
•    Perform general lab duties
•    Plan daily practical work

Candidate’s Requirements

•    Apprenticeship as a laboratory technician or equivalent education specialized in organic synthesis
•    Experience in preparative organic synthesis to carry out reactions on a laboratory scale according to known procedures
•    Be familiar with modern methods to purify and characterize organic compounds 
•    Ability to plan and accurately document practical work
•    Good communication and team-working skills
•    Fluent in German or French, good knowledge of English
•    Basic computer skills
•    Technical and instrumentation skills
•    Problem-solving attitude
•    Well-organized, flexible in work assignment and work schedule
•    Hands-on attitude and ability to work efficiently and independently

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

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type: Temporary

Job ID: 1291



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