Temporary Research Technician 50%


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 want to 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 1,100 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.

Idorsia’s Compound Management Team provides central substance logistics to about 300 scientists in all Research Departments.


In this temporary role (start immediately until end 2022) , you will primarily support the team running our “ChemShop”. This internal service manages the supply of chemical building blocks (bottled substances) for all our chemistry programs. Depending on changing requirements, you will also support the team in its other tasks.


Job Responsibilities


  • Operate ChemShop during certain times: Receiving, registering, storing, and retrieving chemicals, to fulfill orders placed by the chemists
  • Transfer and weigh powders at milligram-scale, to fulfill special requests
  • Support the Compound Management Team with other daily tasks as needed


Candidate’s Requirements 

This job involves handling chemicals and requires reliability and safety awareness.


  • Some working experience in a chemistry or life sciences lab
  • Chemistry, Biology or related apprenticeship, BSc or MSc would be an asset
  • Team spirit, service mentality, and communication skills
  • Proficiency in English; German and/or French would be an asset


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 Biology – Compound Management    
Schedule: Part-time 50%
Job Type: Temporary
Job ID: 3478


At Idorsia, we harness the power of difference, authenticity, and inclusion to achieve business success.
We encourage all potential candidates with diverse backgrounds of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, and disability to submit their job applications. All applicants will receive consideration.
We are committed to fostering respect, fairness, and equal opportunities for all job applicants and our employees.

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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