We believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by delivering breakthrough medicine and innovations that make a difference for patients.

Research, medical, and clinical careers

We are determined to build upon our fundamental research strengths to deliver innovation to patients and physicians worldwide, expanding our legacy of invention every day, providing biomedical leadership in pharmaceutical R&D to address unmet needs and the best external science. Our therapeutic areas of focus are defined by our strongest scientific discoveries and our dedication to advance the most promising product opportunities.

Human Health careers

Our commercial teams are driven by the impact they can make in offering hope to patients. Our Oncology sales, marketing, market access, and business development teams work tirelessly to convert innovative science into deliverable offerings that support patients, payers, and physicians needs. We take a customer-centric approach leveraging emerging digital technologies and data analysis to better understand our patients needs and to improve patients access to our medicines.

Work with people who innovate everyday

Oncology is one of our main focuses at our company and we feel we are on the forefront of the field.
Gursel Aktan
VP Clinical Research, Clinical Research Oncology
Joining and working in the our Global Oncology Marketing team has been an amazing and life-changing experience.
Natalie Principe
Executive Director, Oncology Marketing Strategy
I am so proud to be part of an organization that is making a measurable impact and is rewriting the history in oncology care. One day, we will look back on this time and appreciate how we were part of this.
Cheryl Donnelly
AVP, US Marketing Oncology
Every few years, our company creates a long-scale improvement in public health; as an MRL employee, I have the privilege of contributing to this amazing purpose.
Eliav Barr, MD
SVP Medical Affairs, Global Clinical Development
I truly believe in our company's mission. In my 20 years with the company, I have had the wonderful opportunity to see us constantly deliver on that duty.
Melissa A. Mims, PhD, MBA  |  GI
Oncology-Executive Director, US Medical Affairs (USMA)
I am passionate about global public health and drug safety. We, as a company, focus on patients and create an inspiring environment for professionals like me to think, thrive, and innovate with the best technology available.
Chuka Anude, MD, PhD
Executive Director/Distinguished Scientist, Clinical Safety and Risk Management (CSRM), Oncology
I am inspired by the people I work with here and their passion for bringing medicines to patients that can benefit from them. As a Human Health employee, I can contribute to this amazing effort on a daily basis.
Sandra Velez
Global Oncology Marketing Communications Leader
In six years at our company, I’ve been motivated and inspired by our ability to do the impossible. I’m so proud of the impressive innovations that we have brought to patients, throughout time, the focus and impact on my team and my development has been outstanding.
Thomas Lampron
AVP, US Commercial Franchise Lead and New Product Strategy
During my time at here, I’ve seen some amazing things in medicine. When you see the meaningful impact that the science of our company has on a global scale, it’s a gratifying feeling to know you had a part in that.
Ann Houseman
Douglas A. Black
Executive Director, Global Oncology

Benefits + wellbeing

Our mission to care for global health begins at home with ourselves. Your career here is generously supported in a holistic way. You love your work, but we know it's merely the foundation of what is truly important in your life.

  • A supportive work culture with flexible work arrangements, summer hours and year-end shutdown

  • Competitive compensation including annual bonus, 401K with match, non-profit donation with 100% match

Diversity, equity + inclusion

Our workforce is as diverse as the people we serve, but it’s only half our story. Inclusion, a sense of belonging, is just as important. When our employees know they are crucial to our work, not only will they thrive, but our company will, too. Here are just a few data points worth sharing: 

  • 51% of new hires are female 

  • 17K employees participate in Employee Resource Groups
  • >99% pay equity in the U.S. 
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