At Cytokinetics, we are committed to empowering patients and our employees alike. Employee passion and dedication are the driving force to achieve our mission, and our progress depends on the unique expertise and contributions of each individual. We’ve created a culture in which employees are encouraged to pursue their professional and personal goals, and we encourage individual expression and exploration.

Culture at Cytokinetics

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We’re seeking talented individuals who strive for excellence to join us on our mission.


Cytokinetics offers employees competitive benefits packages for their health and financial well being.


We offer a variety of comprehensive health benefits enabling employees to choose the plan that best fit their needs, with medical, dental, vision, employee assistance program, life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance and business travel accident insurance.

Our financial benefits provide the opportunity to invest and plan for the future, and include 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase plan, healthcare reimbursement account, health savings account, dependent care reimbursement account, pet insurance, transportation reimbursement account, credit union and financial planning resources.

We encourage work-life balance by providing 20 days of paid time off per year with additional days for employees with over 5 years of tenure with the company, paid holidays, a winter shutdown, 8 weeks of paid new parental/baby bonding leave and up to 12 weeks of paid medical leave.

Depending on location, employees can enjoy a subsidized café, gym facility with fitness classes, juice bar and wellness rooms.

Additional benefits support well-being and work-life balance, including hybrid work schedule, dedicated time off for volunteer activities, employee resource groups, educational assistance, employee referral program, adoption assistance, annual flu shots, company sports teams and team building events.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Respect

At Cytokinetics we embrace a culture that celebrates the unique perspectives and contributions that each of us bring to our community. We promote a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone is valued, recognized and encouraged to be their authentic selves.

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Advancing a high-integrity, diverse and inclusive culture

As a team member at Cytokinetics, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with other professionals who consistently perform above and beyond expectations in their pursuit to meaningfully improve the lives of patients with diseases of impaired muscle function. Find out what it means to work on meaningful projects in a fun, supportive, and collaborative environment.

  • Increase diverse representation for women and underrepresented groups in leadership and across the company
  • Foster a values-driven culture that is safe, diverse, equitable and inclusive

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Early Career Opportunities

Internship Program

At Cytokinetics, we are dedicated to supporting young biotech professionals through our annual Internship Program. We believe that investing in enthusiastic students and recent graduates brings fresh perspectives and insights to our teams and we take pride in providing opportunities to contribute to meaningful projects.

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Postdoc Program

Our postdoctoral program is dedicated to training the next generation of scientists poised to enter the biotech and academic research community. Postdoctoral fellows will have the opportunity to develop their own independent research project in muscle biology and engage in the drug discovery process to gain foundational knowledge.

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Our Locations: Coast to Coast

With offices in the bustling tech hub of the Bay Area and outside the historic city of Philadelphia, Cytokinetics is uniquely positioned to combine the creativity and innovation of the Silicon Valley with the rich cultural heritage of the East Coast.

South San Francisco, CA – Cytokinetics Global Headquarters
Radnor, PA