Nearly 200 people work at our San Diego research facility located near the Pacific coastline and in the heart of San Diego’s biotech cluster. Described as having “an upbeat energy and positive vibe” in one of the most beautiful areas of the country, our site has been recognized by the San Diego Business Journal as a “Best Place to Work.”
Our San Diego employees work hard together and play hard together. We plan a variety of fun activities throughout the year – from family picnics and bowling nights to trips to Padres and Chargers games. Interaction with the San Diego community and patient groups is also important to us, and we participate in events to promote science education and awareness of diseases related to our research, such as cystic fibrosis, Huntington’s disease, and liver disease.
Living and Working Here
San Diego is renowned for its wonderful year-round climate, pristine beaches and world-class tourist attractions. The area’s arts and culture scene is booming, with great museums, numerous art galleries, beautiful parks, the Tony Award-winning Globe Theatre and the world-famous San Diego Zoo, to name a few attractions.
If you are interested in outdoor activities, you’ll find endless opportunities to hike, camp, fish, enjoy wildlife and much more. In addition to gentle foothills and mile-high mountains, you’ll be near 70 miles of Pacific Ocean coastline, where you can enjoy year-round recreation such as surfing, boating, sailing and swimming.
An exciting career awaits you at Vertex. Start your job search here.