To build a viable biopharmaceutical company that designs, develops and commercializes novel therapies intended to improve quality of life, increase duration of life and resolve serious medical healthcare needs. To identify and control promising product candidates based on exceptional scientific development and administrational expertise, develop our products in a rapid, cost-efficient manner and to pursue commercialization and/or development partners when and where appropriate. We exist to make a difference for the better and these are important times to do just that.
MAKING A DIFFERENCE FOR THE BETTER
At Pharmacyclics, we intend to create medicines that improve both the quality and duration of patient lives. This requires hard work, sacrifice, money, organization, communication, affinity for what we do and a willingness to be of service to others.
We measure our progress by the number of patients benefitting from our medicines.
AT A GLANCE
Date founded: April 19, 1991
Headquarters: Sunnyvale, CA
Company CEO: Robert W. Duggan
Stock listing: NASDAQ:PCYC
Number of employees: Approximately 500
R&D investment (for previous year): $54,537,000
Key product: IMBRUVICA™ (ibrutinib)
Our culture is the expression of who we are, what we stand for and how willing we are to be of service to others.
We strive to be professional across all that we do. We realize that competence involves observation, study and practice. We realize that knowledge is as valuable as it is applied to improving conditions we face.
We realize that by assuming responsibility, we open ourselves up to new ability. We believe in open two-way communication.
We believe that a problem defined is a problem that can be resolved. We believe that at its core, innovation means to introduce change: “in” means enter and “novate” means to change or replace. We believe each of us is capable of innovation.
We believe in transparency. We believe in performing our duties in 100% compliance with all regulations governing our activities.
We believe our medicines should serve as true allies of both patients and caregivers that face serious unmet healthcare needs. We are committed to scientific and administrative excellence, integrity and doing what it takes to make things go right.
We believe “making a difference for the better” is a source of unparalleled joy.
At Pharmacyclics our people are our greatest asset. The collective ingenuity, commitment and drive of our employees has created an exciting future where we can discover, develop and commercialize, novel therapies that make a difference for the betterment of patients. The drive for innovation and progress creates challenging opportunities for our employees as they work toward developing cures for disease areas with significant unmet medical needs.
We have a culture that is driven by innovation, collaboration, teamwork and results. Our high-energy team has a common purpose that is committed to improving the lives of patients around the world. We believe that attracting, developing and retaining a base of employees that reflects the diversity of our customers is essential to our success.
At Pharmacyclics, we believe all people possess skills that make them a genius. We are a team of high performers who respect and value each other’s unique talents and encourage all team members to live by key characteristics such as: adaptability, courage, willingness to take chances, curiosity and optimism.
If you want to be a part of a high performing team who values the genius characteristics in you, then you will find a home here at Pharmacyclics, and we want to hear from you.
- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at Pharmacyclics full-time (more than an year)Pros
Small start up with big aspirations.
Good career opportunities given the company's growth.
I wouldn't be surprised if in a few years PCYC is 2x the size it is now.Cons
long hours can sometime be a drag
pay could be more competitive especially given the long hours
RSUs and options should be betterAdvice to ManagementAdvice
show me the money!
Pharmacyclics should be people more. Everyone works
really hard which is nice, and the twice a year bonus is nice too, but please: there needs
to be better long term incentives.RecommendsPositive OutlookApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6 days – interviewed at Pharmacyclics.Interview Details
30 minutes per interviewer. There were two rounds. Questions were relevant to the job. Some situational and some behavioral. Questions were about previous employer and the stuff I like best. Young girl was a flirt and made me want the next level to beNegotiation DetailsHere is the offer, take or leave.Accepted OfferNeutral ExperienceAverage Interview
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Mission: At Pharmacyclics, we intend to create medicines that improve both the quality and duration of patient lives. This requires hard work, sacrifice, money, organization...