Research Associate - Preclinical Animal Facility


Shanghai, 31, CN



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.


In our Pharmacology Department at Idorsia Shanghai in China we are seeking a Research Associate.


The candidate will have following responsibilities:


  • Design, plan and execute in vivo pharmacology studies to evaluate the efficacy, pharmacokinetic, toxicology of drug candidates in different animal models
  • Develop and validate new in-vivo animal models
  • Perform surgeries in rodents and dogs
  • Summarize and evaluate data and perform calculations to analyze data
  • Opportunity to be trained on bioanalysis by using LCMS
  • Share responsibility in maintaining lab equipment
  • Maintain lab notebook and data backup in a timely way


The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:


  • BS or MS in pharmacology related field 
  • Fluent in English and Chinese language
  • Experience in vivo pharmacology, knowledge in toxicology or bioanalysis is considered a plus
  • Broad experience in the in-vivo biological testing, especially in the rodent and dog experimentations
  • Excellent knowledge of computer analysis techniques (excel, prim) and data storage
  • Team-working skills
  • To have experience in LC-MS/MS system to support drug development would be considered as a plus


What Idorsia offers


  • A competitive salary with attractive fringe benefits
  • The innovative and stimulating research atmosphere of a young and expanding company
  • Access to most modern technologies


Work Location: Shanghai

Country: China

Business Area: Drug Discovery Pharmacology

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 1196


If you are interested, please click on apply now.

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