Temporary Sr. Lab Technician/Scientific Associate - PPG




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.


On a temporary basis for 6 months, we are looking for a Temporary Senior Lab Technician/Scientific Associate in our Preformulation and Preclinical Galenics Lab. 

Job Responsibilities

•    Prepare formulations for in vivo studies independently according to instructions
•    Perform U-HPLC/HPLC analyses independently
•    Independently plan, execute, document (in an electronic lab journal) and analyse experiments with interpretation in collaboration with colleagues and/or supervisor
•    Write reports in collaboration with colleagues/supervisor
•    Maintain lab and equipment operational, clean and safe according to company rules and regulations
•    Occasionally retrieve information from literature to optimize methods
•    Present results in lab and/or group teams

Candidate’s Requirements

•    Apprenticeship as laboratory technician with additional BSc of a Swiss Fachhoschule or BSc/Bac+3 from a University in Pharmacy/chemistry or in another relevant field
•    Optional additional MSc degree
•    Some industry experience in a relevant field is an asset
•    Advanced knowledge of U-HPLC/HPLC is an asset
•    Knowledge of particle size measurement is an asset
•    Willingness to learn new skills and techniques
•    Excellent team working and communication skills 
•    Good command of written and oral English
•    Good basic computer knowledge
•    Ability to plan, perform, analyze and accurately document experiments with minimal supervision
•    Dynamic, flexible, scientifically curious

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 Pharmacology PPG
Schedule: Fulltime
Job Type: Temporary
Job ID: 1257


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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