Join our team

In the U.S. alone, almost half a million people are on dialysis and over 100,000 are waiting for a life-saving kidney transplant – by joining our team, you can be a part of developing precision medicines to give people back their lives and time, free from worry about kidney failure.

Through a culture that values innovation, scientific rigor, and collaboration, come join our team of talented and highly-engaged scientists and dynamic professionals to build a company dedicated to conquering kidney disease. Please explore our available jobs below.


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I joined Chinook because of the people, the environment and I knew it was the right place for me to contribute building something great! Laying down the infrastructure for clinical project management that was efficient, streamlined and cohesive. It’s always been my dream to be able to work somewhere that I am part of building the foundation.

Amber Jafri, Associate Director, Clinical Project Management


Leon Zhang

Chinookers are groups of scientists. Innovation is the backbone of our company. Together, we leverage our in-depth understanding as a team to develop novel drugs that offer the potential to improve the lives of patients with renal diseases. At Chinook, I have the opportunity to make a difference by providing a steady supply of drug substances for our clinical trials and relevant studies, which is my passion and brings great pleasure to my daily work! 

Leon Zhang, Associate Director Process Sciences


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Chinook is such a fun and inspiring place to work. The environment is nurturing and collaborative across all departments – every voice and idea matters. I am very grateful to be working with such amazing people with the common goal in helping kidney patients have a better future.

Leanne Luu, Administrative Assistant II


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It is energizing to work as part of such a collaborative and interdisciplinary team of scientists, clinicians and business professionals, who are so passionate about transforming the lives of patients living with kidney diseases. I feel very fortunate to be working in such a positive team environment with people who are committed to solving some of the toughest drug discovery problems in nephrology.

Ido Refaeli, Scientist I, Exploratory Biology

Life at Chinook

Transparency in Coverage Rule

This link leads to the machine-readable files that are made available in response to the federal Transparency in Coverage Rule and includes negotiated service rates and out-of-network allowed amounts between health plans and healthcare providers. The machine readable files are formatted to allow researchers, regulators, and application developers to more easily access and analyze data.

Link to Cigna Compliance