Job opportunities at Catalyst Biosciences

As an equal opportunity employer, Catalyst values and cultivates diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace.
Current Jobs

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Current Employees

We value employee referrals! If you know someone who you would like us to consider for any of the above opportunities please send your referral to us today!

Recruiters and Agencies

Thank you for your interest in partnering with us on our recruitment efforts. We ask that you do not contact or solicit our employees/managers and require a signed agreement be in place prior to the presentation of any candidates. Preference will be giving to those who adhere to our process and solicitation outside of our process will disqualify from future partnership.

If you are interested in developing a possible recruiting relationship with us, please email your company information to:


Catalyst offers employees a generous benefits package, an outstanding work environment and career development opportunities. Through these comprehensive offerings, every employee has the opportunity to achieve financial and professional growth.

Medical Insurance

Employees and their qualified dependents may choose from one of four health plan options (PPO, HMOs or HSA).

Dental Insurance

Catalyst provides dental insurance to all employees and their qualified dependents.

Vision Insurance

Employees are eligible for vision insurance coverage for themselves and their qualified dependents for annual eye exams, frames and lenses or contact lenses and other services.

Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Employees may set aside funds on a pre-tax basis through payroll deductions to pay for IRS eligible out-of-pocket health or dependent care expenses.

Short-Term Disability Insurance

Catalyst provides short-term disability benefit equal to 66.67% of weekly salary for a maximum period of 12 weeks.

Long-Term Disability Insurance

Catalyst provides long-term disability benefit beginning after 90 days of disability equal to 66.67% of basic monthly earnings up to Social Security normal retirement age.

Life and AD&D Insurance (GVUL)

Catalyst provides group variable universal life and AD&D insurance for all employees. Voluntary life and voluntary AD&D insurance coverage is available for employees to purchase for themselves, their spouse and dependent children. Employees will also have access to a variety of mutual funds to invest post-tax dollars.

Employee Assistance Program

The EAP provides short-term counseling and life management services for employees and their qualified dependents to address personal, financial and work related issues.

401(k) Plan

Catalyst’s 401(k) plan provides employees with an opportunity to save for the future through pre-tax payroll deduction. The Company matches employee contributions up to a maximum of 4% (capped at $11,400 per year).

Parental Leave

Catalyst provides supplemental pay for up to 12 weeks to subsidize 100% pay for eligible employees during parental leave of absence.

Paid Time Off

Regular full-time employees are eligible for paid holidays, civic duty and bereavement as well as Paid Time Off (includes vacation, sick).

Stock Options

Both new hire and ongoing stock option grants are a key component to our compensation package.


Employees have the opportunity to purchase Company stock at a discounted rate through convenient payroll deductions.

Work From Home

Catalyst offers the option for employees to work from home once a week.

Daily Catered Lunch

Onsite employees may order lunch at the Company’s expense from FORKABLE each business day (except on special occasions when we order catered family-style meals).

NOTE: The foregoing is a general description of Catalyst benefits. These benefits are subject to change. The terms of the applicable plan or program control to the extent any statements above are inconsistent with the controlling plans or programs.