If you want to have an impact on the lives of patients with cancer, take a look at Sumitomo Pharma Oncology (SMP Oncology). With our diverse pipeline, passionate team, and extensive resources, we offer abundant career opportunities to contribute to the transformation of cancer care. We know that every team member, regardless of their role, plays a critical part in advancing research and making a difference in the lives of patients with cancer.
Compounds at multiple stages of development and trials across numerous indications.
We draw our inspiration from the patients and clinicians who fight cancer every day.
Together, we can accomplish so much more than any of us could do alone.
“I love working here because we’re a small, energetic team with a really interesting pipeline that has a chance to change the way patients with cancer are treated.”
—Cliff Whatcott, Executive Director, Head of Companion Diagnostics and Clinical Biomarkers
“So many lives are affected by cancer. I’m excited to work at Sumitomo Pharma Oncology and to be part of a team that strives every day to bring new treatments to patients who need them.”
—Lars Mouritsen, Director, Vendor Quality
“There really is something special about this company. Everyone’s on the same page and pulling in the same direction. We work together, we all pitch in, and we collectively thrive on meeting our goals.”
—Jason Foulks, Executive Director, Head of Discovery Biology and Translational Research
“The culture here is about empowering individuals to take charge and be self-directed. That makes it a very fulfilling place to work.”
—Prathiksha Oghra, Senior Director, Quality Assurance
At SMP Oncology, we like to stay engaged. With social events, volunteer opportunities, fitness challenges, and much more, there are plenty of ways for people to connect, during work and beyond.
Past Team Events
Murder Mystery Party
To celebrate Halloween, our team dressed in costumes to virtually work together and solve crimes for a Clue-like murder mystery party.
The pandemic didn’t stop our team from learning about the culture of Japanese cuisine. An online cooking class resulted in delicious meals, full stomachs, and happy faces!
Team members came together to celebrate the holidays through a company-wide online holiday party – transcending borders and appreciating the chance to spend some time together.
Our teams’ children created quite a buzz at our annual Halloween party.
We’re here for you
At SMP Oncology, we know that a strong investment in our employees promotes a positive work environment. We offer competitive salaries, multiple incentive programs, and a wide range of benefits to attract and retain top talent. Our goal is to make sure every employee is empowered.
Health, Dental, and Vision Plans
We offer excellent health, dental, and vision plans, including the opportunity to set up an HSA or FSA, depending on which option you choose.
Retirement and Financial Security
We’ll help you secure your future with a 401K plan with employer match, life insurance for you and your family, and long- and short-term disability.
We’ll reimburse you for educational expenses directly related to your jobs or your future pursuits within the organization.
We offer generous vacation, holidays, year-end shutdown, flexible sick time, maternity/paternity leave, and adoption assistance.
Programs like identity-theft protection, legal service insurance, critical illness protection, and an employee assistance program help support you when the unexpected occurs.
Upholding Equal Opportunity
In accordance with Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action, SMP Oncology is committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, military/veteran status, or membership in any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Top 10 Reasons to Make a Meaningful Difference at SMP Oncology
We are passionate and dedicated people working together to fulfill a shared mission to advance purposeful science. SMP Oncology colleagues rank the following as top reasons why they are proud to be part of the organization: