About Idorsia

One of the main reasons for you to become a member of the Idorsia organization and stay with the company is the exciting opportunity to make a difference in your area of professional expertise. Idorsia’s team spirit and openness to changes will enable you to see the actual results of your tireless efforts and to enjoy the rewarding environment. At Idorsia you are challenged to grow professionally, and at the same time encouraged and supported to live a balanced personal life. Find out more about Idorsia.

Idorsia offers a range of both traditional and non-traditional benefits to help keep employees engaged, while also maintaining a healthy work–life balance. These include health, pension, disability and maternity benefits. Depending on local requirements, additional benefits may be available. Learn more about the benefits of working at Idorsia.

Idorsia has a strong and visionary leadership team with the power and drive to create more remarkable innovations and more new medicines.

Applying to join Idorsia

As recruitment at Idorsia is an integrated, well-functioning process, all global applications to specific published vacancies undergo rigorous consideration. For this reason we do not accept unsolicited job applications that are not related to particular open vacancies.

Please do not send application documentation or unsolicited job applications to us via our online contact form.

All our vacancies – including opportunities for school pupils looking for work experience, traineeships, internships, those relating to completing your thesis as well as postdoctoral opportunities – are published on our website. Please search for jobs here and submit an application as instructed.

If there are no suitable open positions published please keep checking our website so that you can be among the first to submit a formal application for our consideration when a suitable role is available. Please do not send unsolicited job applications unrelated to a published vacancy as we will not be able to consider these.

Unfortunately, if the position is no longer advertised you will not be able to submit an application as the position has likely been filled. As vacancies can close at any time, we strongly recommend that you complete your application as quickly as possible after reviewing the advert.

Please use our online contact form to report any technical problems you encounter or unanswered questions you still have.

If you encounter any technical problems submitting an application in relation to a particular role, please be as specific as possible when describing the problem. As a minimum please ensure you include an overview of the steps you took, your operating system, your device name/model, as well as a copy of any error message you received.

Our recruiting team reviews applications as quickly as possible, however please note that due to the volume of applications we receive to certain positions, unfortunately it can sometimes take longer than we would like before we get back to you with a response – this can stretch to several weeks in some cases. We get back to all applicants with a decision as soon as we can. Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

A member of our team will contact you by telephone or email to confirm the details if you have been selected for interview. This could involve a telephone interview, an in-person interview or a videoconference interview depending on the vacancy.

In hiring new employees, Idorsia looks for people who are inspired by innovation and are flexible, enthusiastic and hands-on in any role. During the selection process you meet the key people in the relevant work areas as well as Human Resources professionals, and you will have an opportunity to receive important insights and get a feel for the spirit of the company. When assessing candidates, Idorsia looks for professional knowledge and experience, but also for the potential for further growth.

Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we receive we cannot provide personalized feedback to all applicants, however we always do our best to provide constructive personalized feedback to unsuccessful candidates who have attended an interview.


Please beware of scam/fake recruitment offers that claim to be from Idorsia. Such scams can be from various sources on the internet using either fake company websites or sending unsolicited emails from fake Idorsia recruiters. The intention is to obtain personal data or money from victims by offering jobs that do not exist.

Idorsia would never ask for payment to progress a job application.

When in doubt please check if the position is posted on this site or contact us via the online form before applying for such positions.

Idorsia respects the right of all employees to join a legally recognized employee association and complies with all laws relating to employee representation. Employees can choose to be represented by legally recognized unions, works councils or similar organizations. We strive to set up and maintain an open dialogue with employees and their representatives.

Idorsia complies fully with all relevant laws, rules and regulations governing labor, employment and the employment relationship in all the countries in which we conduct business.

Due to the nature of our business we do not consider any of our operations to be at risk of human rights violations such as child labor, forced or compulsory labor, or infringements of indigenous rights. All of our operations respect the right of employees to freedom of association and collective bargaining.

Please refer to our data privacy policy.