Temporary Senior Clinical Trial Scientist


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

The Senior Clinical Trial Scientist is representing clinical science as core member of the Clinical Trial Team in charge of the clinical study and contributes to the following trial-level activities: 

  • Collaborates closely with the Clinical Project Physician and Clinical Project Scientist on relevant trial-related activities
  • Develops a sound understanding of the science and medicine related to an indication and trial and performs literature searches as needed to keep knowledge up to date
  • Main deliverables include the clinical trial protocol and related documents such as the ICF, study committee charters, study guidelines/instructions, PD code list, subject narratives, and the CSR
  • Provides input into and reviews cross-functional trial documents such as the SAP, ESP requirements and specifications, monitoring guidelines, data review manual
  • Performs data review and medical monitoring during the conduct of the trial
  • Coordinates/manages the study committees
  • Provides scientific input into responses for IRBs/ECs and HAs
  • Participates in discussions with external experts
  • Trains the relevant functions and roles on the scientific aspects of the trial
  • Contributes to cross-functional and clinical development initiatives and processes as needed


Candidate Requirements

  • PhD, Pharm D, MSc or equivalent university degree in life or health sciences
  • At least 5 years of working experience preferably in clinical development in a contract research organization (CRO) or pharmaceutical company
  • Experience in the planning, set-up, conduct, closing, and reporting of phase II and III clinical studies from a scientific perspective
  • Previous experience in the area of cerebrovascular diseases and/or intensive care medicine is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of drug development and clinical trial process
  • Good knowledge of regulatory requirements/ICH guidelines
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and within a cross-functional team in a fast-paced environment, to prioritize multiple competing tasks, to proactively address issues and demands
  • Fluent in written and spoken English


What Idorsia offers


  • 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: Global Clinical Development

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type: Temporary; 6 – 12 months, ideally starting in September 2019

Job ID: 1194


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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