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Syneos Health Overview

Raleigh, NC
10000+ employees
Company - Public (SYNH)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
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Syneos Health™ (Nasdaq:SYNH) is the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization. Our company, including a Contract Research Organization (CRO) and Contract Commercial Organization (CCO), is purpose-built to accelerate customer performance to address ... Read more

Mission: Shortening the distance from lab to life.

Company Updates

  • Syneos Health Wins First ACRP All-Star Challenge for Sponsors & CROs

    Syneos Health Wins First ACRP All-Star Challenge for Sponsors & CROs

    Syneos took first place in the inaugural ACRP All-Star Challenge for Sponsors and CROs during the ACRP 2019 annual conference in Nashville. PRA Health Sciences took second place, and Sara Cannon Development Innovations placed third. "Congratulations to the team from Syneos Health on their win," says Jim Kremidas, ACRP Executive Director.

  • Congratulations to the PharmaTimes International Clinical Researcher of the Year finalists from Syneos Health. We are proud to support our colleagues competing in the Project Manager, Team Leader and Site Start Up categories.

    Finalists announced for the 2019 PharmaTimes International Clinical Researcher of the Year!

    Following a meeting with the executive steering group, PharmaTimes is delighted to announce the finalists for this year's immensely popular International Clinical Researcher of the Year competition. Click here to view the finalists. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the PharmaTimes International Clinical Researcher of the Year competition and what a ground breaking year it has been.

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Syneos Health – Why Work For Us?

Join a game-changing company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies, INC Research and inVentiv Health, we bring together approximately 24,000 clinical and commercial minds to create a better, smarter, faster way to get biopharmaceutical therapies into the hands of patients who need them most. Evolve in a global company that is always looking for ways to work smarter and more efficiently as the only fully integrated Biopharmaceutical Accelerator. You'll be supported with comprehensive resources based on today's emerging technologies, data, science and knowledge - instead of practices from the past. Teaming with some of the most talented professionals in the industry, you'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment to over-deliver and outperform. A career with Syneos Health means your everyday work improves patients’ lives around the world. 

What it's Like to Work Here

Each day, you’ll be reminded about why you chose a career in healthcare. The work is challenging. The pace is exhilarating. The people – your colleagues and our customers – are inspiring. Unlike traditional CROs and commercialization businesses, at Syneos Health we are purpose-built to see the big picture. Our uniquely integrated approach to bringing new therapies to market means you will work in sync with colleagues across clinical and commercial disciplines to share data, insights and knowledge.

Grow your career with a global company that is taking down walls and removing barriers to achieve one goal: shortening the distance from lab to life®

Therapeutically aligned careers

Join a Syneos Health team where everyone is skilled in the same therapeutic area.  With this structure and shared passion, everyone on your team speaks the same language and can deliver unique insights into the therapeutic environment and patient population.


Sponsor aligned careers

Our Functional Service Provider model allows employees to be fully dedicated to one pharma client organization while enjoying the support of Syneos Health benefits and career development.


Discover what our employees already know: Syneos Health™ is an exciting place to be. We work hard, and smart, all in the name of getting much-needed therapies to those who need them most. A career with Syneos Health means your everyday work improves patients’ lives around the world.

Selecting us as an employer secures a career in which you’re guaranteed to:

Collaborate with Passionate Problem Solvers.

Partner with the most diverse team of experts in the industry. From the top down, our people inspire. Everyone has a voice and is encouraged to use it.

Be Empowered and Thrive.

Here, there’s no shortage of challenging work, learning and opportunities. Evolve in a growing, global company that is always looking for ways to work smarter and more efficiently.

Over-deliver and Outperform.

Challenge the status quo in a highly competitive and ever-changing environment. Be agile and take initiative to find new solutions reflective of the high-quality standards we and our customers expect.

Help Change Lives.

We take our work seriously. Each day, you’ll contribute to improving patients’ lives around the world by shortening the distance from lab to life™. It’s powerful and fulfilling work of which you can be proud.

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    This department is very welcoming and flexible.


    Because most of the people I work are regional or out of state/country it makes communication hard for timid personalities.

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Syneos Health Photos

Syneos Health photo of: Members of the Syneos Health team were among the 2,500 people who came together to rock CF in Detroit in March.
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Syneos Health photo of: Team Syneos Health at the ACRP All-Star Challenge
Syneos Health photo of: Executive team meets with Munich employees
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    I applied online. I interviewed at Syneos Health.


    This was a phone screening with a recruiter. It was very easy. The recruiter just focused on info from my CV, asked about my experience and told me about their company and the next steps.

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Syneos Health Awards & Accolades

  • Eagle Award, Society for Clinical Research Sites, 2018
  • Top 30 Companies for Work-from-Anywhere Remote Jobs in the U.S., FlexJobs, 2018
  • 2018 CRO Leadership Award "Exceeded Customer Expectations", Life Science Leader, 2018
  • Top 100 Telecommute Companies for 2018, Virtual Vocations, 2018
  • FlexJobs' 100 Top Companies with Remote Jobs, FlexJobs, 2019
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