Careers

Our Lifework is our Pursuit to Change the Future of Medicine.

Working at Athersys is a special opportunity. We welcome you to explore careers and learn more about our dynamic culture that makes us unique. At Athersys, you will work alongside exceptional colleagues, all motivated by our mission to help patients around the world. Our work is challenging and incredibly rewarding.


EXPLORE CAREERS

Our Mission

Committed to Developing Therapies to Extend and Enhance the Quality of Human Life.

The patients we intend to help are at the heart of everything we do. If you are looking for a rewarding career where your work and contributions will drive the development of a therapy that has the potential to help millions of people, Athersys is the place to be. Our investigational cell therapy, MultiStem, is now in late-stage clinical trials for critical care indications such as stroke, acute respiratory distress syndrome and trauma. These are areas where there is desperate need for new therapies.

Helping Patients

Our Mission

Committed to Developing Therapies to Extend and Enhance the Quality of Human Life.

The patients we intend to help are at the heart of everything we do. If you are looking for a rewarding career where your work and contributions will drive the development of a therapy that has the potential to help millions of people, Athersys is the place to be. Our investigational cell therapy, MultiStem, is now in late-stage clinical trials for critical care indications such as stroke, acute respiratory distress syndrome and trauma. These are areas where there is desperate need for new therapies.

Helping Patients

Core Values

At Athersys, in addition to outstanding science and technical capabilities, we believe that our culture and environment are important ingredients to the long-term success of the organization. Our core values reflect the commitment of the organization to principles such as teamwork, honesty and integrity, scientific excellence and innovation, personal and corporate responsibility to humanity and the environment, and creating a work environment where anything is possible.

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Teamwork through Cooperation

Our success depends on team effort. We will achieve company goals by working together, sharing ideas, and encouraging others.

E

Excellence and Innovation

Athersys is committed to achieving excellence at all levels within the corporation. This commitment drives us to invent, incorporate, and develop technologies for the benefit of humankind.

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Creating a Work Environment Where Anything is Possible

Respect for each other and an emphasis on open communication of ideas will lead to creative solutions from diverse sources. Through positive attitude, dedication, and hard work, Athersys employees have the opportunity to grow personally, advance through the organization and benefit from their accomplishments.

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Corporate and Personal Responsibility to Humanity and the Environment

Athersys holds itself responsible for the social and environmental impact it has on the world around it. Athersys fosters an environment which supports its employees taking responsibility for improving the human condition and the environment. The maintenance of these ideals on an individual level ensures a corporate atmosphere of social consciousness.

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Honesty and Integrity

Athersys is committed to the highest standards of ethics and integrity in science and business. We treat each other with dignity and respect. We keep our promises and commitments to our customers, partners, shareholders and each other.



EXPLORE CAREERS

Diversity and Inclusion

At Athersys, we are committed to the development of therapies to extend and enhance the quality of human life. Building upon, engaging and developing our diverse workforce is critical to our ability to reach this goal.

Athersys acknowledges, embraces and respects the different backgrounds, beliefs and experiences that each employee brings to the team. We are focused on creating an environment that encourages the sharing of different thoughts, opinions and ideas from all employees.

By learning from each other, being open to different viewpoints, and being intentional in fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce, we will continue to strengthen the Athersys team.

Celebrating Women in Bio

At Athersys we want to ensure our workplace and culture reflect the rich diversity of our community.

We are committed to helping women advance and lead in biotech.

Flexible Workplace

At Athersys, we are committed to hiring and engaging individuals who are passionate about our mission of developing innovative and best-in-class therapies with the potential to extend and enhance the quality of human life.

While some positions require in-person work at an Athersys location, other positions provide opportunity for remote-based work, with many of our employees experiencing a combination of both.

We empower our employees to work within their areas of the business to determine the best way of working to meet their individual needs along with the needs of the business. We are committed to supporting our employees within a flexible work environment that provides opportunities to be their best selves both inside and outside of the workplace.

Cleveland Rocks!

New to Cleveland? We are proud of our city and happy to call Cleveland our home. The city has experienced a rebirth and is a thriving hub for healthcare, medicine and biomedical research and technology. Cleveland is a wonderful place to live with many amenities.

Learn more about our great city with these resources:

https://www.thisiscleveland.com/

https://www.downtowncleveland.com/


Can you Imagine Yourself at Athersys?

If you are interested in becoming part of an organization that takes a long-term view of value creation and the impact that it can have on the world around you, and if you are interested in improving the practice of medicine for the better, then Athersys may be the place for you.

We are growing our team! We welcome you to apply for our open positions below.

If you are interested in becoming part of an organization that takes a long-term view of value creation and the impact that it can have on the world around you, and if you are interested in improving the practice of medicine for the better, then Athersys may be the place for you.

We are growing our team! We welcome you to apply for our open positions below.

Current Open Positions

Athersys is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.