PHD Trainee Clinical Sciences

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Job Description

The Johnson&Johnson Family of Companies makes a big difference in the health and well-being of people every day. We have more than 250 operating companies in 57 countries employing approximately 114,000 people. Our consumer products and medical devices and diagnostics impact the state of health care for patients, doctors, and nurses around the world.

Actelion joined Johnson & Johnson group in 2019. Today, Actelion is a leader in the field of pulmonary hypertension (PH). Our portfolio of PH treatments covers the spectrum of disease, from WHO Functional Class (FC) II through to FC IV, with oral, inhaled and intravenous medications.

As part of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, we are working to create a world without disease. Transforming lives by finding new and better ways to prevent, intercept, treat and cure disease inspires us. We bring together the best minds and pursue the most promising science. We collaborate with the world for the health of everyone in it.

 Trainee Clinical Sciences

Location: Allschwil, Switzerland

Contract: Fixed term contract (1 year).

Potential start date: 01.07.2020

During the course of this PHD Graduate programme you will have the opportunity to develop yourself and your skill set through a rotational programme that will include spending time learning about different aspects of Clinical Science and R&D by taking over the responsibility of a dedicated project. The functional rotation may include:

  • Pharmacology
  • Medical Safety
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Medical Affairs               


To be considered for this programme you must have recently  completed a Masters program or have a post-graduate degree (e.g. PhD, PharmD) in one of the following scientific disciplines: Biology, Life Science (e.g. Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Bio-medical Science), Pharmacy, Product Engineering, Material Science, Physical Sciences (Chemistry or Physics), Natural Sciences

  • Key skills and competencies:
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Pro-active ‘can do’ approach
  • Must hold or be eligibale fo a valid work permit in Switzerland


Primary Location
Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd (Swiss Confederation) (8542)
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