Temporary Scientific Associate


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.


We are looking for a motivated Temporary Scientific Associate to join our in-vivo Pharmacology team specialized in CV and Fibrosis areas for 8-9 months as a maternity replacement.

Job Responsibilities

  • Designing, writing, planning and executing preclinical studies to evaluate drug candidate’s efficacy in different rodent models
  • Implementing new in-vivo rodent models and methods
  • Generating, evaluating and analyzing data 
  • Presenting results of the scientific work to an internal multidisciplinary audience
  • Maintaining lab electronic-book and data backup in a timely way 


Candidate’s Requirements

  • BS or MS in Pharmacology related field (PhD application will not be considered)
  • Valid LTK Module 1 certificate or equivalent
  • Broad hand-on experience in rodent experimentation is mandatory: handling, application/injection, and performing surgery under aseptic conditions 
  • Knowledge of experimental models in the field of CV and Fibrosis disease is requested (heart/kidney failure, lung/kidney/liver fibrosis) 
  • Experience in flow cytometry applied to in-vivo studies is a plus
  • Ability to maintain clear and efficient animal model or method development documentation
  • High flexibility and motivated to work in a multicultural team
  • Proficiency in English


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


Work  Location: Allschwil

Country: Switzerland

Business Area: Drug Discovery 

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type: Temporary

Job ID: 1546


If you are interested, please click on apply now.

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