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We view our employees as the unequivocal ingredients to success. Each and every employee is an integral member of the Cytokinetics team, contributing to our shared goal of improving the lives of people with debilitating diseases in which muscle performance is compromised and/or declining. While expectations of our employees are high, there is an equal commitment to ensuring that contributions are recognized and rewarded. We seek exceptional individuals to join us in our mission to develop the next generation of novel small molecule drugs specifically engineered to increase muscle function and contractility.

Our passion is anchored in rigorous and diligent scientific and clinical approaches to the discovery and development of novel mechanism therapeutics. With gratitude for the commitments and convictions of our employees who are inspired by the courage of patients we aim to serve, we believe Cytokinetics will continue to be a pioneering, values-driven, sustainable, fully integrated biopharmaceutical company.

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our mission

We are committed to developing and providing therapies that can improve the lives of people with severe and debilitating diseases.

our vision

To establish a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company that leverages our advanced capabilities for the discovery, development, and commercialization of innovative, first-in-class muscle activators.

our inspiration

We are inspired by the unmet medical needs of patients as well as the suffering of their loved ones and we believe our primary purpose is to make a meaningful difference in their lives. We are confident that by keeping the patients as our top priority, we cannot lose our way and that it will ensure we do the right thing by all of our stakeholders.

The benefits of working at Cytokinetics

Health Benefits:
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life & Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
financial Benefits:
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Health Care Reimbursement Account
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
  • Transportation Reimbursement Account
  • Credit Union
Other Benefits:
  • Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Educational Assistance
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Reimbursement for Gym Membership

If you are a recruiter or staffing agency that is interested in working with Cytokinetics, please send an email to hr@cytokinetics.com with “Staffing Agency” as the subject line. Please include the title of your organization and focus in the email.