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Senior Scientist - Switzerland  

Debio Pharm (company)


Posted on : 30 June 2017

Project Description

  • Our company is a  global biopharmaceutical group including five companies active in the life science areas of drug development, GMP manufacturing of proprietary drugs, diagnostic tools and investment management. 
  • Our company is focused on the development of prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs. 
  • The company in-licenses and develops promising drug candidates. 
  • The products are commercialized by pharmaceutical out-licensing partners to give access to the largest number of patients worldwide. 

Your main responsibilities 
  • Provide scientific and technical expertise regarding the preclinical safety profile of compounds in development
  • Manage outsourcing activities (budgets, timelines, monitoring, study plans, results and reports)
  • Contribute to the selection of the best drug candidates for early / medicinal chemistry projects
  • Act as a toxicology representative in projects teams
  • Report to project teams and senior management
  • Prepare scientific and technical dossiers for regulatory purposes

Your profile 
  • University degree in Life Sciences (pharmacist, biologist, medicine, veterinarian)
  • Master or PhD thesis in pharmacology or toxicology preferred
  • 5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry; a good knowledge of the drug development process would be an asset
  • Prior experience in conducting animals studies
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to communicate with cross-functional teams
  • Sound knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Scientific interest, curiosity and motivation, scientific rigor, organizational skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English and French

We can offer you   
  • An international and highly dynamic environment.
  • The opportunity to join a successful company, at the forefront of the most advanced scientific developments in the industry.
  • The possibility to be in a company in which innovation, people and entrepreneurship are the fundamentals of its success.