Careers

At Adamas, we have a vision to create a world in which time-dependent medicines are the standard of care for central nervous system (CNS) disorders. Why? Because we believe medicine should meaningfully help people when they need it and not intervene in life when they don’t.

Our culture is rooted in integrity and curiosity, while being results-oriented and fearless in our pursuit to reduce the burden of all those affected by CNS disorders. We learn quickly from each other and share knowledge generously. We’re powerfully motivated to achieve and perform at the top of our collective game to innovate ways, based on time, to serve CNS patients and their caregivers more effectively.

Current Career Opportunities
Every day, we work hard to enhance the daily living experience of those affected by CNS disorders. Ready to join our team of passionate professionals? Explore our open opportunities below, or simply send us your resume or CV.

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Research & Development

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Medical

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General & Administrative

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EXPLORE TOTAL REWARDS
At Adamas, we know that our employees are the driving force behind the company’s success. That’s why we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes generous stock option and RSU grants and the following:

  • Medical
    Adamas provides various medical plans and coverage options for employees and their dependents through Blue Shield of California and Kaiser Permanente. Employees can better manage their health spending through participation in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA).

  • Dental:
    Employee and dependent coverage is provided through Guardian Dental.

  • Vision:
    Employee and dependent coverage is provided through Guardian VSP.

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
    Employees have the flexibility to make traditional pre-tax and/or Roth after-tax employee contributions accompanied by an employer match.

  • Income Protection
    Employees are protected in the event they are unable to work due to injury or illness, or death. We offer basic life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) and employer paid short- and long-term disability insurance.

  • Time Off:
    • PTO: Full-time employees accrue 21 days of PTO in their first year of employment, with one additional day of PTO for each subsequent year.
    • Paid holidays and winter shutdown: Adamas observes 10 paid holidays per year and takes a company-wide paid break between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

  • Additional benefits
    • Commuter benefits: Employees can contribute pretax dollars toward public transportation and parking expenses.
    • Employee Assistance Program: Employees and their dependents have access to confidential counseling sessions for a wide range of health, family and work issues.
    • Education Assistance Program: Employees may receive financial assistance for career-related courses/degree programs.
    • Employee stock purchase plan: Eligible employees can buy shares of Adamas common stock at a discounted price through after-tax payroll deductions.
  • For Emeryville-based Employees
    • Free lunch: Adamas provides complimentary hot lunches.
    • Massage therapy: Subsidized bi-weekly massage therapy sessions.
    • Free onsite parking: Employees can park onsite at our Emeryville office free of charge.

Clinical Program Director

The Clinical Program Director plays a critical role in developing and managing the clinical operations team and infrastructure for a given project(s). This position will provide strategic and operational leadership and drive the planning and execution for assigned clinical trials with direct responsibility for time, cost, quality and risk mitigation. This position is based in Emeryville, CA and reports to the Vice President, Clinical Operations.

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To apply for this position please send your resume to hr@adamaspharma.com with the job title in the subject line. Principals only, no recruiters please.

Adamas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Director, Publications and Scientific Communications

The Director, Publications and Scientific Communications, is responsible for all the R&D deliverables: including the scientific platform and its derivatives: abstracts, posters, manuscripts, and other collateral (e.g., videos, master slide decks). This position reports to the Vice President, Research and is based in Emeryville, CA.

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To apply for this position please send your resume to hr@adamaspharma.com with the job title in the subject line. Principals only, no recruiters please.

Adamas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Director, Regulatory Affairs Development

The Director, Development Regulatory Affairs ensures that regulatory expertise is provided for all investigational drug development programs to enable product registration. The incumbent will be an effective collaborator with the research, clinical research, clinical operations, pharmaceutical development, and quality departments. This position reports to the Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and is based in Emeryville, CA.

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To apply for this position please send your resume to hr@adamaspharma.com with the job title  in the subject line. Principals only, no recruiters please.

Adamas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Medical Science Liaison / Sr. Medical Science Liaison - Dallas, TX

The Medical Science Liaison is responsible for conducting medical/scientific interactions and for supporting internal activities related to medical communications, medical information and clinical research. This position reports to the Director, MSL Team and is field based with a corporate headquarters in Emeryville, California.

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To apply for this position please send your resume to hr@adamaspharma.com with the job title in the subject line. Principals only, no recruiters please.

Adamas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Medical Science Liaison / Sr. Medical Science Liaison - Philadelphia, PA

The Medical Science Liaison is responsible for conducting medical/scientific interactions and for supporting internal activities related to medical communications, medical information and clinical research. This position reports to the Director, MSL Team and is field based with a corporate headquarters in Emeryville, California.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

To apply for this position please send your resume to hr@adamaspharma.com with the job title in the subject line. Principals only, no recruiters please.

Adamas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Senior Clinical Research Associate

The Senior Clinical Research Associate (Sr. CRA) will be responsible for ensuring high quality execution of single and multi-site clinical studies, across all Phases, according to the protocols, while adhering to GCP/ICH, and to Adamas Pharmaceutical Inc. SOPs within reasonable limits of time and budget. Reports to the Director, Clinical Operations.

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Qualifications:

To apply for this position please send your resume to hr@adamaspharma.com with the job title in the subject line. Principals only, no recruiters please.

Adamas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Senior Counsel, Healthcare Law

The Senior Counsel, Healthcare Law, will support legal matters related to the strategy and execution of commercial, medical, and clinical activities. This position reports to the Assistant General Counsel and is expected to work closely with other members of the legal and compliance group, as well as executive, commercial, medical, regulatory, and clinical teams. This position is based in Emeryville, CA.

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To apply for this position please send your resume to hr@adamaspharma.com with the job title in the subject line. Principals only, no recruiters please.

Adamas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Senior Manager, Pre-commercial Quality Assurance

The Senior Manager, Pre-commercial Quality Assurance is responsible for managing quality operations at Adamas Contract Service Providers of clinical drug substance, drug product, packagers and distribution to ensure that CSP are in compliance with applicable regulations, Quality Agreements (QA), and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s). In addition will provide Quality support to all Development Project Teams. This position will report to the Vice President of Quality Assurance and is based in Emeryville, CA.

Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

To apply for this position please send your resume to hr@adamaspharma.com with the job title in the subject line. Principals only, no recruiters please.

Adamas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. This description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties and skills required.