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Ardea Biosciences is focused on the development of small-molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases.  The unique combination of the people and talents of our organization, coupled with an experienced leadership team with a proven track record of pharmaceutical product registrations, position us for success.

Our success has been a result of our ability to recruit and retain highly qualified and motivated people in all areas of the Company.  With multiple programs either in preclinical or clinical development and existing and potential future pharmaceutical collaborations, we offer a dynamic environment where the quality of our employees’ work is directly related to the Company’s achievements.
Ardea demands the best from our employees and rewards them accordingly, with excellent compensation opportunities and a comprehensive benefits plan.   Beyond our benefits package, compensation and the wonderful quality of life in San Diego, we offer the opportunity to be part of an experienced and highly successful team of scientists and professionals.

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Recruitment Agencies:
If you are a recruitment agency and would like additional information, please call 858-652-6500 and ask for Human Resources. Our Human Resources staff partners with agencies for specific, difficult-to-fill positions; we have established a search agreement that must be executed prior to submitting candidates. Any solicitation of our staff may negatively influence our decision to partner with you.