Scientific Associate - Preclinical Animal Facility Shanghai


Shanghai, 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 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 1,000 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.


The candidate will join the research group of Idorsia China, which assist the headquarter in the field of drug discovery and pre-clinical development. The successful candidate will be an integral member of a cross-functional team of Idorsia China involved in drug safety assessment, efficacy evaluation, pharmacokinetic studies, toxicology, and oncology research, etc.  


Job Responsibilities


  • Conduction of in-vivo studies including experimental animal handling, drug administration, sampling, etc.
  • Document experiments in laboratory journal
  • Writing research reports 
  • Maintain lab and equipment according to company rules and regulations
  • Contribute to the general lab infrastructure, including order consumables, and coordinate with colleagues about the workflow, organization, maintenance, and function of lab resources

Candidate’s Requirements 

  • BSc / MSc, specialized in Pharmacology related filed
  • Solid experience in in-vivo pharmacology and preclinical drug development
  • Good knowledge with in-vivo experimental techniques, experiences with large animals (dog and monkey) for handling, dosing, injection, sampling, surgery, etc. is considered a plus 
  • Fluent in English
  • Committed to drive assignments to completion, well-organized and excellent in multi-tasking Quick leaner and curious to learn new techniques, skills 
  • Ability to plan and accurately document practical work
  • Knowledge in Excel, Graphpad Prism analysis software is required
  • Good communication and team-working 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: Shanghai

Country: China

Business Area: Research

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 3326



If you are interested, please click on apply now.
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