Cytokinetics is a late-stage, specialty cardiovascular biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing first-in-class muscle activators and next-in-class muscle inhibitors as potential treatments for debilitating diseases in which cardiac muscle performance is compromised. As a leader in muscle biology and the mechanics of muscle performance, the company is developing small molecule drug candidates specifically engineered to impact myocardial muscle function and contractility.

Are you looking for an exciting career?  For 25 years, Cytokinetics has been developing medicines to improve the healthspan of people with devastating cardiovascular and neuromuscular diseases of impaired muscle function.   

It all starts with our employees. We are a team of tenacious, talented, passionate professionals aligned to our shared mission of improving the lives of people with debilitating diseases in which muscle performance is compromised and/or declining. Our employees are dedicated to excellence, and while our expectations are high, the rewards are even higher.

We are committed to robust scientific thinking, grounded in integrity and critical thinking, and not polluted by politics or divisiveness. We invite healthy debate, test hypotheses, and encourage independent thought – all in service of improving patient health and humanity.

Are you ready to join us on our mission to improve patient lives?

We seek problem solvers, scientific innovators and big thinkers to join us in our mission.

We recognize that bringing forward innovative medicines for patients relies on having a strong team made up of individuals with unique backgrounds, ideas and approaches who can be their authentic selves in a respectful, equitable environment; as such, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. 

Our Talent Community is a great way to stay connected, learn more about Cytokinetics, career opportunities and events that interest you! 

Our employees come from different backgrounds, and we celebrate those differences. We are looking for the best candidates for our open roles, but do not expect applicants to meet every qualification in order to be considered. If you are excited about what you could accomplish at Cytokinetics and believe you can add value to our team, we would love to hear from you.

Please review our General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) policy PRIOR to applying.  

Our passion is anchored in robust scientific thinking, grounded in integrity and critical thinking. We keep the patient front and center in all we do – all actions and decisions are in service of the patient and their caregivers. We champion integrity, ethics, doing the right thing, and being our best selves.

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Cytokinetics is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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