Scientific Associate


Basel, BS, 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 companies, 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 800 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.


In our Preclinical Pharmacokinetics and Metabolism Department, we are seeking a Scientific Associate:

Job Responsibilities


  • Conducting DMPK in vitro screening assays with subsequent LC-MSMS analysis 
  • Ability to use automation 
  • Development of sensitive LC-MSMS bioanalytical methods 
  • Efficient planning and documentation of work in a multidisciplinary environment 

Candidate Requirements


  • Master degree or equivalent education with a focus on Biochemistry 
  • Ideally 1-3 years of work experience with practical experience in analytical methods using LC coupled to mass spectrometry for quantification of small molecules
  • Willingness to learn new skills and techniques and to understand the idea behind experiments 
  • Good communication and team-working skills
  • Sound knowledge of English (in particular with regards to clear and concise reporting), fluent in German or French  
  • Well organized
  • Scientific curiosity

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 – Basel Area
Country: Switzerland
Business Area: Preclinical Development - DMPK
Schedule: Fulltime
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: 2529




If you are interested, please click on apply now.

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