Temporary Scientific Associate 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.


Job Responsibilities


  • Perform biology experiments independently according to instructions
  • Generate and maintain recombinant cell lines
  • Document experiments in an electronic laboratory journal
  • Write reports in collaboration with colleagues and/or supervisor
  • Evaluate and analyze screening data by using different software programs
  • Maintain lab and equipment operational, clean and safe according to company rules and regulations
  • Perform assays and analyze data independently
  • Interpretation of results, followed by discussion with supervisor
  • Retrieve information from literature to compare experimental methods
  • Present results in lab team, group and project meetings as basis for decisions and to foster discussion


Candidate’s Requirements


  • Apprenticeship as laboratory technician in biology with additional BSc or MS of a Swiss “Fachhochschule” or equivalent education in biological science with a BSc/MS diploma from a university
  • Some industry experience in a relevant area is an asset, preferably with an immunology background
  • Willingness to learn new skills and techniques
  • Good communication skills
  • Good command of written and oral English
  • German and/or French is an asset
  • Good basic computer knowledge
  • Good knowledge of standard software and interest in computer supported processes
  • Ability to plan, perform, analyze and accurately document experiments with minimal supervision
  • Ability and flexibility to work independently in a small team
  • Dynamic, flexible, scientifically curious and willing to learn

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 Biology Immunology
Schedule: Fulltime
Job Type: Temporary
Job ID: 1235


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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