AveXis, Inc.

Ready to join a team committed to developing and commercializing gene therapies for patients and families devastated by rare neurological genetic diseases? AveXis is advancing cutting-edge science, starting with our proprietary gene therapy for the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). We are in the midst of an incredible journey and are looking for passionate individuals to join us on this important mission.


AveXis, a Novartis company, is dedicated to developing and commercializing novel treatments for patients suffering from rare and life-threatening neurological genetic diseases. Our initial product is a proprietary gene therapy approved by the US Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) for the treatment of pediatric patients with SMA. In addition to developing a treatment for SMA, AveXis also plans to develop other novel treatments for rare neurological diseases, including Rett syndrome,a genetic form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) caused by mutations in the superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) gene, and Friedreich’s ataxia.


AveXis is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, sexual orientation or veteran status.


We are headquartered in Bannockburn, IL, with another location in Deerfield, IL. Our manufacturing facilities are located in Libertyville, IL, Durham, NC and Longmont, CO. Our research site is located in San Diego, CA. European headquarters is  located in Zurich, Switzerland and AveXis KK is located in Tokyo, Japan.


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Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities


AveXis is dedicated to maintaining a diverse and inclusive environment. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities and to disabled veterans in accordance with the ADA. If you require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process due to a medical condition or disability, please email humanresources@avexis.com or call 847-572-8280 for assistance.


For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.


Please Note: To 3rd Party Search Firms/Employment Agencies:  Please do not call or email any AveXis employee about current/future job openings. All requests should go through Human Resources. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at AveXis via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of AveXis, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged under contract by AveXis for an open position.  In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

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