Job description

Compound manager. Temporary contractor (3-4 months)

Location : Basel, Switzerland

Monte Rosa Therapeutics seeks to recruit a Compound Management Contractor for a temporary 3-4 month contract.  This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience in the biotech industry. The successful candidate will be a key contributor of the Automation & Screening Team, which is responsible for the characterization of novel small molecule glue-based degraders, enabling Monte Rosa’s growing pipeline. The Contractor will be responsible for independently performing the production of solutions from powder samples received from external suppliers, and for transferring those into an automated storage system.



  • Assists the compound managers in organizing the compounds inventory
  • Manually produces solutions from milligram amounts of neat compounds
  • Measures volume of the prepared solutions
  • Tracks various transfer steps through the use of a software system
  • Maintains lab and ensures equipment is clean and safe


  • 6+ months  of applicable experience within chemistry laboratory setting.
  • BSc / MSc Degree or equivalent in a related chemistry discipline.
  • Hands-on experience in sample management and an excellent understanding of the underlying processes.
  • Strong experience of lab automation technology.
  • Experience operating, various liquid handlers and other instrumentation.
  • Experience with LIMS, automation and databases a plus.
  • Experience working across multiple teams and functionalities.
  • Problem-solving skills to overcome any challenges that may arise.
  • Strong organization skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken.

Monte Rosa Therapeutics rational approach in targeting disease-causing proteins for degradation will deliver pioneering therapies for cancer and other diseases. Delivering this new generation of treatments to the patients requires a conceptual change.  Monte Rosa recognizes this urgent need and is missioned to develop innovative protein degraders as a solution. Combining deep knowledge, insight and leading-edge science, our integrated engine is built for that purpose.