The Top New York Biopharma Companies Hiring Now

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As part of the Pharm Country hotbed, New York has a booming biopharma industry. 

From start-ups to pharma giants, many organizations throughout New York are actively seeking top talent to fill myriad roles, from research scientists and project managers to business development professionals and more.

New York Biopharma Companies Hiring Now

There are plenty of great options if you're looking to make a career move into New York's biotechnology industry. Here are some of the top biopharma companies hiring right now for positions based in New York.

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

This leading biopharmaceutical company actively seeks experienced candidates to join its team in Rensselaer, New York. Current open roles include Scientists and Research Associates in Immunology and Immuno-Oncology, as well as several other positions in regulatory affairs, manufacturing operations and more.

Regeneron has an excellent track record of developing innovative therapies for serious medical conditions and is a great place to work if you want to make an impact.

Here are some of the current positions open at Regeneron.

Manufacturing Training Specialist

This role requires the successful candidate to develop, implement and evaluate employee training programs in order to ensure GMP compliance. The Manufacturing Training Specialist will work closely with the Technical Training Department to coordinate training delivery and track results.

Qualifications for this position include a bachelor’s degree or higher in Life Sciences or a related field and at least two years of relevant experience.

Quality Control Specialist

Regeneron is also hiring a Quality Control Specialist to help support the development and manufacturing of cell culture products. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing daily quality control activities, including sample preparation, testing and analysis.

This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, Biology or a related field, as well as at least two years of hands-on laboratory experience. Previous experience working in a GMP environment is also preferred.

Associate Biotech Production Specialist

Finally, Regeneron is also looking for an Associate Biotech Production Specialist to join their team in Renssaeler, NY. The successful candidate will be responsible for various duties related to manufacturing cell culture products, including equipment set-up and maintenance, process monitoring and optimization, in-process sampling and more.

Qualifications for this position include a bachelor’s degree or highe and at least two years of experience working in a biotechnology manufacturing environment. An Associate Degree/Certificate in Biotechnology/Biological Science or an equivalent combination of education and experience is also preferred for this role.


Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in psychiatric and neurological disorders. Founded by Hans Lundbeck in 1915, the company has since grown to become a leading player in the CNS research and development field.

With around 5,300 employees worldwide and offices in more than 50 countries, Lundbeck brings innovative solutions for people living with brain diseases or mental health issues - making it a great place to work for those with an interest in neuroscience research.

Neuroscience Account Manager

If you're looking for something a bit different in the world of pharmaceutical sales, then Lundbeck's Neuroscience Account Manager position may be just what you're looking for.

As a Neuroscience Account Manager, you'll serve as an ambassador for Lundbeck products and solutions in the CNS field.

The ideal candidate will have at least four years of experience in the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry with demonstrated success in sales. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required.


If you're looking for work within the city of New York, Schrödinger could be the perfect place. Schrödinger is a leading provider of advanced computational platforms and services for drug discovery, materials science and biotechnology research.

Director of Medicinal Chemistry

As a director of medicinal chemistry, you'll be responsible for leading drug discovery programs in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams. You will implement and execute medicinal chemistry strategies to deliver high-quality clinical candidates and collaborate with computational chemists and modelers on the application of Schrödinger’s platform.

The ideal candidate for this role will possess a Ph.D. in synthetic organic or medicinal chemistry with 12+ years of drug discovery experience in a pharmaceutical and/or biotechnology setting, extensive experience using external CROs for project execution, great leadership skills, and exceptional presentation and communication skills.

Senior Principal Scientist for Medicinal Chemistry

Schrödinger is also searching for a senior principal scientist for medicinal chemistry. The successful candidate will have over seven years of drug discovery experience in a pharmaceutical and/or biotechnology setting, strong skills in structure-based drug design, working knowledge of key medicinal chemistry concepts and the ability to work in a dynamic environment with minimal supervision.

In particular, it is searching for a candidate who can contribute to and lead drug discovery programs in collaboration with cross-functional teams, execute medicinal chemistry strategies for the delivery of high-quality clinical candidates and effectively work with computational chemists and modelers on the application of Schrödinger’s platform.

Strategic Deployment Manager

Finally, Shrödinger is also searching for a strategic deployment manager. As a successful candidate, you will be responsible for managing projects from early-stage discussions through deployment, training, and growth. You’ll collaborate internally with account managers, solutions architects, and education teams to ensure success of the accounts and substantial growth and usage.

The requirements for this role include a B.Sc. in a life science (M.Sc. or Ph.D. preferred), at least three years of experience in a life sciences field related to drug discovery, and experience with biologic drug design in a research setting.

These are just some of the few openings from the biggest players in New York's pharmaceutical and drug discovery industry. There are plenty of other opportunities available in the field, so make sure to keep your eye out for more on BioSpace's job board. Good luck with your job search!

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