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We’re a team on amission

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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 muscle-directed potential medicines.

Our passion is anchored in rigorous, diligent scientific and clinical approaches to the discovery and development of novel potential medicines. 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, fully integrated biopharmaceutical company.

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If this aligns with your personal and professional goals, we invite you to explore career opportunities at Cytokinetics.

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our mission

To improve the healthspan of people with cardiovascular and neuromuscular diseases of impaired muscle function.


our vision

To discover, develop and commercialize innovative, first-in-class muscle activators and best-in-class muscle inhibitors as potential treatments for debilitating disease in which muscle performance is compromised and/or declining.


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
  • Health Savings Account
  • Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
  • Transportation Reimbursement Account
  • Credit Union
  • ESPP
Other Benefits:
  • Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Winter Shutdown
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Paid Medical Leave up to 12 Weeks
  • Paid New Parental/Baby Bonding Leave for 2 Weeks
  • Educational Assistance
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Reimbursement for Gym Membership
  • Team Building Events
  • Happy Hours