Careers

Navigating What’s Next in Autoimmune Therapy with Science of All Minds

Breakthrough science, collaboration and a shared ambition to transform the practice of medicine for autoimmune disease are the hallmarks of Kyverna’s corporate culture.

Core Values

The Bedrock of Our Organization

Bring Intellectual Rigor

Bring Intellectual Rigor

We ask thoughtful questions to respectfully advance breakthrough innovations, guide decision-making and deliver measurable, meaningful results.
Elevate Each Other

Elevate Each Other

We own our actions and collaborate with positive intent to advance programmatic initiatives that support our goals.
Stay True to Why

Stay True to Why

We bring integrity and empathy to our bold mission and collective cause of fulfilling a vast unmet patient need.

Cultural DNA

Kyverna is a different kind of place, where people of diverse scientific, industry and cultural backgrounds are working together to develop medicines that navigate complex territory – the human immune system. Our mandate is bold: to create a new class of living cell therapies to treat the underlying cause of autoimmune disease. This requires an interdisciplinary team that brings a range of scientific expertise – synthetic biology, immunology, advanced cell engineering and drug development capabilities – and an appetite for exploring and creating the unknown. Our commitment to employees is to foster an open, supportive and inclusive environment where we create opportunities for individuals and scientists at every level to learn and grow as people and professionals.

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Our Credo

Navigating What’s Next in Autoimmune Therapy with Science of All Minds

We are a diverse team bringing trailblazing science to engineer and develop curative living medicines for the most devastating autoimmune diseases.

We are driven by the staggering unmet need for alternatives to existing therapies that may not be effective, or with chronic use can leave patients susceptible to opportunistic infections and malignancies.

We are programming SmarTcellTM therapies with selective immunosuppressive powers that provide sustained therapeutic benefit.

We will transform treatment of autoimmune disease to free patients from the siege of their own immune systems.

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The People of Kyverna

At Kyverna, we believe our people are what make a good company great. The ingredients of our secret sauce combine versatile expertise, intellectual humility, curiosity, and enthusiasm to collaborate, wear many hats, and above all – embrace a mindset where we never stop learning and growing.

“The people at Kyverna make it a truly special place to work. People here are not only top-notch scientists, they are also great to work with. Our environment is both fun and intellectually stimulating.”

Ashley, Research - Immunology

“There’s an openness from the leadership team, where it’s clear that if you want to tackle something, you can go ahead and do it. We have openness and transparency embedded in our work culture, which is really nice.”

Luke, Project Management

“The people here are great to work with, and as a smaller company, Kyverna offers a lot of opportunity for growth in my career.”

Stephanie, Facilities

“Kyverna is a supportive environment to continue learning in, and that has helped me make the transition from academia to industry. It is uplifting to work on impactful and exciting science with such a creative and collaborative team.”

Jessica, Research - Immunology

“If I have a question that’s not in my domain of expertise, I can always find someone to ask. We may be in different teams or work on different platforms, but we all interact. The people at Kyverna are a big reason that I’m happy to show up at the office each day.”

Soo, Research - Immunology

“I used to work for the Ministry of Health, and in that experience I saw firsthand the difficulty of being sick without access to or hope for a cure. At Kyverna, I’m energized by the potential to make an impact on the lives of people living with autoimmune disease.”

Magelda, Research - Immunology

Benefits

We offer competitive compensation and a robust mix of paid time off and benefits to enhance our employees’ health, well-being and peace of mind both on and off the job.

Well-Being Benefits

Well-Being Benefits

  • Holidays
  • Open Paid Time Off policy
  • Sick leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Commuter Assistance Program
Well-Being Benefits

Future Savings Benefits

  • Generous company support for healthcare with options for PPO, HMO, Kaiser and HDHP
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Equitable and unbiased base salary and bonus structure
  • Group life & disability insurance
  • Generous stock options
  • 401(k) retirement

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We are actively building a top-notch scientific organization comprised of industry and domain experts to position Kyverna as a fully-integrated organization with the breadth of capabilities to discover, develop and commercialize our own products.
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