Trainee in Chemistry Oncology, 6 months


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 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


Idorsia is looking for a motivated and result-driven student/trainee for a 6 months traineeship in our Chemistry Oncology group.


Job Responsibilities


  • Collaborating with a small team in a medicinal chemistry lab 
  • Performing multi-step organic synthesis of intermediates and biologically active compounds (50 mg to 25 g scale) 
  • Isolating and purifying of intermediates and target compounds 
  • Characterizing compounds with LCMS, NMR and HPLC 
  • Clearly documenting and communicating results and progress 


Candidate’s Requirements


  • Masters/BSc student in organic chemistry or equivalent    
  • Good English skills (spoken and written) 
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently 
  • Good communication and team-working skills 
  • Good problem-solving skills


Position Details 


Work Location: Allschwil

Country: Switzerland

Business Area: Research

Schedule: 100%

Job Type: Temporary

Job ID: 2751



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