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Human Resources

The HR Department adds value to the organization by ensuring our efforts are efficient and effective. We play an active and strategic role in the overall business process by designing HR systems and procedures that are aligned with Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd.'s mission, values, priorities and business objectives.

This is achieved through balancing organizational needs of the company with the well-being and professional growth of our employees. Where collaboration, diversity, excellence, innovation, and commitment to life, are valued and each employee is able to contribute their best through ongoing training, development, and recognition.

Our dynamic, state-of-the-art facility is located in the UCSD Science Research Park in La Jolla, CA. We take pride in our competitive benefit and compensation programs offered to our full-time employees, placing a high value on wellness.

Our packages include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life/AD&D insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with
    employer match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical Reimbursement and Dependent Care)
  • Paid sick leave and vacation
  • Wellness initiatives including on-site fitness programs
  • Designated paid holidays
  • Employee assistance plan
  • Worldwide emergency travel assistance
  • Discretionary year-end bonus
  • Company sponsored employee events
  • On-site conveniences (dry cleaning and cafe)

How to Apply for an Open Position:

For immediate consideration, qualified candidates are invited to submit their resume or CV & cover letter, referencing the position of interest and desired salary range via email to: or mail to:

Kyowa Kirin Pharmaceutical Research, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
9420 Athena Circle
La Jolla, CA 92037

No phone calls please. We thank you for your interest in Kyowa Kirin Pharmaceutical Research, Inc.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, pregnancy, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, veteran or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, or perceived affiliation with persons belonging to these protected classes.

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