Senior Scientific Associate

Location Allschwil
Job type: Contract
Contact name: Jolie Trahar

Contact email:
Contact phone: 01293364082
Job ref: JMTSSA
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 14 May 2024 23:59

Senior Scientific Associate

Are you ready to immerse yourself in cutting-edge pharmaceutical research and development? We invite passionate and talented individuals to apply for the position of Senior Scientific Associate in our client’s Analytical Development and Testing (ADT) department. This is a 12-month contract opportunity based at a state-of-the-art facility in Allschwil, Switzerland.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Development and Optimization: Lead the development, assessment, optimization, and application of analytical methods utilizing advanced analytical techniques.

  • Study Conduct: Conduct release, retest, stability studies, transfer, and (pre-) validation analyses in adherence to regulatory standards.

  • Documentation: Write and review analytical method protocols, reports, and ensure comprehensive documentation of analytical activities.

  • Equipment Maintenance: Ensure the adequate maintenance and operation of analytical equipment to uphold efficiency and accuracy.

  • Experimentation: Plan and execute experiments for method development, assessment, optimization, and application, including forced degradation studies.

  • Collaboration: Participate in intra- and inter-departmental meetings and working groups to contribute expertise and insights.

  • Compliance: Maintain basic knowledge of GMP standards and ensure adherence to quality control processes.

  • Data Analysis: Interpret and document analytical data, draft and review Certificates of Analysis (CoAs) and Analytical Results Sheets.

  • Training: Provide training to laboratory personnel on analytical techniques and procedures.

  • Workspace Management: Ensure cleanliness and organization of laboratory and workspace.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree or equivalent in; chemistry, biology, biochemistry, pharmacy, or chemical engineering.

  • 3 years+ work experience in an analytical laboratory

  • Strong knowledge of analytical chemistry, including chromatography, mass spectrometry, and spectroscopy.

  • Proficiency in troubleshooting analytical instrumentation issues.

  • Excellent communication, time-management, and team-working skills.

  • Basic knowledge of QC or GMP standards.

  • Proficient in English.

Apply Now!

If you're ready to take the next step in your scientific career and contribute to groundbreaking research, we want to hear from you! Submit your application today and join us in shaping the future of medicine.

Note: This is a 12-month contract position based in Allschwil, Switzerland.


Our Client is able to support EU Citizen’s visas to work in Switzerland.