Scientist Cardiovascular Pharmacology


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 the Basel Area (Allschwil) 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.

Job Responsibilities


  • Supervise/organize daily work of 2 Scientific Associates
  • Write experimental protocols
  • Analyze/interpret data from ex vivo experiments
  • Contribute to the set up of new ex vivo models dependending on needs (pharmacology, safety pharmacology)
  • Liaise with in vivo group to coordinate research activities
  • Pharmacology representative for drug discovery programs
  • Write reports and regulatory documents


Candidate’s Requirements 


  • M.D., Pharm.D, Vet.D., or Ph.D. in biological sciences, chemistry, physics, or engineering
  • In-depth knowledge of cardiovascular pharmacology
  • Experience in ex-vivo pharmacology methods (isolated organs, e.g. vessels)
  • Experience in in-vivo cardiovascular pharmacology models 
  • Professional experience in drug discovery (safety pharmacology would be a plus)
  • Experience in training and supervising technical associates
  • Ability and flexibility to work independently in a small team
  • Capability of handling several assays or projects at the same time
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

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: Drug Discovery – Cardiovascular Pharmacology
Schedule: Fulltime
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: 2631



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