Temporary Senior Lab Technician / Scientific Associate

14.07. | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 100%

Temporary Senior Lab Technician / Scientific Associate



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.


We are looking for a motivated Temporary  Senior Lab Technician / Scientific Associate to join our Preformulation and Preclinical Galenics team for approx. 6 months:


Job Responsibilities


  • Prepare formulations for in vivo studies independently according to instructions

  • Perform U-HPLC/HPLC analyses independently

  • Independently plan, execute, document (in an electronic lab journal) and analyse experiments including data interpretation, propose conclusions from the results and possible next steps

  • Correspondingly document experiments as internal reports and presentations

  • Maintain lab and equipment operational, clean and safe according to company rules and regulations, order supplies

  • Implement new techniques or instruments under supervision

  • Occasionally retrieve information from literature to optimize methods

  • Orally present results


Candidate’s Requirements 


  • Apprenticeship as laboratory technician with industrial experience in a relevant field and/or BSc or MSc of a Swiss "Fachhochschule" or equivalent education from a University of applied Sciences

  • Advanced knowledge of U-HPLC/HPLC

  • Knowledge on Empower and Chromeleon is an advantage

  • Willingness to learn new skills and techniques

  • Excellent team working and communication skills

  • Basic understanding the drug discovery process is an advantage

  • Good command of written and oral English

  • Good knowledge of MS office

  • Ability to plan, perform, analyze and accurately document experiments independently

  • Dynamic, flexible, scientifically curious

  • Looking for areas to expand her/his knowledge


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

Country: Switzerland

Business Area: Drug Discovery – Preformulation and Preclinical Galenics

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type: Temporary

Job ID: 1688


If you are interested, please click on apply now.

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.

Please note Idorsia operates a strictly-controlled list of preferred recruitment partners. For those partners who have no valid, signed Master Service Agreement in place with Idorsia all unsolicited resumes, CVs, anonymous profiles, or any other candidate details submitted through our website or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals (including any of its subsidiaries, affiliates or related companies) are considered the property of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals and are not subject to payment of any form of introduction, placement or referral fees.

Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties, 100%


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