Postdoctoral & clinical fellowships

As a leader in Genetic Medicines, we are delighted to offer unique postdoctoral and clinical fellowships to scientists and clinicians in fields such as:

  • Chemistry
  • Cell Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Toxicology
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmaceutical Development
  • Clinical Development


Why Ionis?
Key Advantages

At Ionis, our postdoctoral researchers work with world-class scientists and our academic collaborators to discover and develop new RNA-targeted therapeutics. Our scientists consistently publish in prestigious peer-reviewed journals, participate in key scientific meetings in many different areas of biomedical research, oligonucleotide chemistry, and drug development.

A fellowship at Ionis typically lasts two years, with the potential for a third-year extension. If you’re interested in becoming a part of cutting-edge science in a research-focused and resource-rich environment, while making a contribution to advancing antisense drug development technologies, Ionis Pharmaceuticals is the place for you.

Benefits include:

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Medical/dental/vision plans

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3 weeks of vacation, 16 holidays and 2 weeks of sick pay

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401 (K) plan

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Life Insurance

“Being able to visually see the benefits of your work each and every day while pursuing and committing to scientific discoveries for those in the world that need it the most, make this fellowship one-of-a-kind.”

– Joseph Ochaba, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Antisense Drug Discovery
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Ionis: a force for life

With the right people, the right science, and our unwavering commitment to innovation, Ionis continues to transform the lives of patients.

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Transformative technology

We are the leading innovator in discovering and developing RNA-targeted therapeutics. Our efficient, broadly applicable, drug discovery platform called antisense technology can treat illnesses where no other therapeutic approaches have proven effective or ever existed.

Learn more about our novel innovations