Sight is precious, and every minute counts for Stargardt disease patients.

At Alkeus, we are on a mission to transform the treatment of Stargardt disease with gildeuretinol (ALK-001).

With our science, we are able to address the root cause of Stargardt disease for the very first time, and open new possibilities to treating a wide range of patients with degenerative eye disease.

We got here by forging a new path, by imagining a different way to develop a breakthrough precision medicine. Now we are poised to maximize the impact of our science by building a dynamic, patient-focused company.

Our mission is urgent, and our organization is growing rapidly to prepare for approval and launch.  We are hiring for key roles across all functions.

Bringing gildeuretinol through approval and launch provides a lifeline to Stargardt patients and their families. For the Alkeus people who make this happen, it will be a defining moment in their careersand in their lives.

Join us and discover your future here.

Here are some of the specific positions we are hiring now:


  • Medical Science Liaison/Senior Medical Science Liaison

    About Alkeus Pharmaceuticals:

    Alkeus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a late-stage biopharmaceutical company developing transformative therapeutics to address serious, progressive eye diseases that lead to blindness. Our lead compound, gildeuretinol (ALK-001), is an oral investigational drug being developed for the treatment of Stargardt disease (STGD) and Geographic Atrophy (GA) secondary to dry age-related macular degeneration. For additional information, please visit our website at

    Position Summary:

    Reporting directly to the VP of Medical Affairs, the MSL is responsible for developing and maintaining professional peer-to-peer relationships with key medical experts in ophthalmology/retina. The MSL applies their experience to provide rigorous medical and scientific support of the company’s lead asset in the ophthalmology space. The MSL establishes long-term relationships with the medical and scientific community in the assigned region(s). This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of our mission and make a significant impact on the growth and direction of Alkeus Pharmaceuticals

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Develop and execute regional and national territory plans in line with Alkeus’ medical and scientific efforts.
    • Provide input to cross-functional teams on the latest developments in the ophthalmology space.
    • Take an active role in the development and implementation of the medical affairs plan, including medical congresses, advisory boards and other related events.
    • Contribute to the development and execution of medical strategies to identify, establish and maintain collaborative relationships with Ophthalmologists, Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs), and other relevant stakeholders.
    • Deliver medical education to HCPs through presentations, participation in medical meetings, and other appropriate venues.
    • Review and ensure all work is in compliance with regulatory requirements and company policies, in the dissemination of scientific information and materials.
    • Maintain clinical expertise in the disease space through comprehensive education (i.e. symposiums, scientific workshops, journals) and where applicable, participate in required internal training, and presentations.
    • Deliver on special projects in medical and clinical affairs, taking ownership and leading successful delivery on each.
    • Deliver on other related projects as assigned.


    • Education and Certification
      • Terminal level degree in life sciences or a related field (MD, PhD, or PharmD, OD, DO)
    • Work Experience
      • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Medical Affairs, with at least 3 years of experience in an MSL field setting.
      • Working experience in ophthalmology.
      • Proven track record of establishing, maintaining, and enhancing effective relationships with external experts.
      • Advanced and hands-on working knowledge of relevant regulatory and compliance issues related to MSL responsibilities.
      • Product launch experience preferred.
      • Experience in fast-paced startup environment preferred.
    • Skills and Key Success Factors
      • Highly organized and detail oriented with a passion to deliver quality results.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience translating complex concepts for various audiences.
      • Demonstrated record of intellectual curiosity, innovation and creative problem solving with an entrepreneurial spirit.
      • Ability to lead fast-paced projects with a keen sense of urgency to get the job done well.
      • Evidence of “hands-on” experience and expertise.
      • Proven and successful track record as a team-player and collaborator in small working environments.
      • Highest levels of professionalism, confidence, personal values and ethical standards.
      • Must be a proactive team player, flexible, and have the ability to work in ambiguous situations.

    Other Relevant Information:

    • Able to travel up to 75% of time including medical conferences, team meetings and other group meetings, which may occur on weekends.

    Alkeus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by applicable law. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.

    To apply, please submit your resume to

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  • General Interest

    We are looking for enthusiastic professionals who want to be at the forefront of our mission and make a significant impact on the growth and direction of Alkeus Pharmaceuticals.

    We invite you to apply and submit your resume to for general consideration.

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Don’t see a role that’s a match?

Not all available roles are listed above and we are currently hiring across all functions. We have multiple roles available in medical affairs, regulatory, commercial, manufacturing, clinical, legal, financial, human resources, and business development.

If you think you’d be a fit for Alkeus, we’d love to hear from you at: