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Trainee Chemistry 2017

Actelion Pharma Schweiz AG

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Trainee Chemistry 2017

Trainee Chemistry 2017 - (160000HI)

About the Company

Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd. is a leading biopharmaceutical company employing over 2,500 dedicated professionals covering all key markets around the world – including Europe, the US, Japan, China, Russia and Mexico. Headquartered in Allschwil, near Basel, Switzerland, our functional, award-winning Actelion Center is a symbol of our innovative spirit and culture.

We are searching for breakthrough medicines for high unmet medical needs and this inspires and motivates all of us to work towards achieving our overriding mission: to treat more patients with groundbreaking therapies.

Besides highly competitive compensation and tangible benefits, would you like to have a noticeable impact and enjoy our culture of innovation, trust and teamwork? Do you want to grow in a different kind of company with an enthusiastic, stimulating environment fostered by open communication and a results-driven approach? Then we welcome your application to join our team in the role of Trainee in Chemistry, based in Allschwil.



Job Responsibilities

  • Performing multi-step organic synthesis of intermediates and target organic compounds (10 mg to 50 g scale)
  • Isolation and purification of intermediates and target organic compounds
  • Characterization of compounds with LC-MS, NMR and HPLC

Candidate Requirements 

  • Must have already commenced chemistry studies
  • Good command of English
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently
  • Good communication and team-working skills
  • MS-Office standard knowledge


What Actelion Offers

  • A competitive salary and generous social benefits
  • The possibility for development and advancement within our dynamic organization
  • The innovative and stimulating atmosphere of a multicultural environment


The research facilities are located in Allschwil, Switzerland, a suburb of Basel on the borders of France and Germany.


Primary Location

: CH-BL-Allschwil


: Drug Discovery


: Full-time

Job Type

: Apprenticeship/Trainee

Job Posting

: Sep 19, 2016