Vertex Pharmaceuticals
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Careers and Employment

About us
Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to develop transformative medicines for people with serious and life-threatening diseases.

We discovered and developed the first medicines to treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis (CF), a rare, life-threatening genetic disease. In addition to clinical development
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Founded in 1989 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, our corporate headquarters is now located in Boston’s Innovation District, and our international headquarters is in London, United Kingdom. We currently employ 2,100 people in the United States, Europe, Canada and Australia with nearly two-thirds of our staff dedicated to research and development.


Vertex is consistently recognized as one of the industry’s top places to work by Science magazine, The Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal and the San Diego Business Journal. Our research and medicines have also received esteemed recognitions, including the Robert J. Beall Therapeutics Development Award, the Fench Prix Galien and the British Pharmacological Society awards.


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What is it like to work at Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

3.5
Work/Life Balance
3.5
Compensation/Benefits
3.1
Job Security/Advancement
3.3
Management
3.5
Culture

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What do employees at Vertex Pharmaceuticals say about culture and work-life balance?

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4.0
Extraordinary place
Written by Senior Vice President, Human Resources (Former Employee) from Boston, MA on June 2, 2019
Great science and great scientists. Overall, an extraordinary group of people to work with, with a deep sense of mission. Great place to work -- policies, practices & work environment.
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What jobs are available at Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

Top work locations
4.5
San Diego, CA
4.0
Cambridge, MA
3.3
Boston, MA
Most popular roles
5.0
Intern
4.3
Associate Director
4.3
Research Scientist
4.0
Scientist
1.6
Administrative Assistant

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What did candidates say about the interview at Vertex Pharmaceuticals?

Interview experience
Based on 20 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 20 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 21 interviews
About a week
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