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Committed to people

Our mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need that improve people's lives. We aim to accomplish our mission through the collective efforts of talented individuals who work together to advance scientific research. At Anavex Life Sciences, we place a premium on integrity, respect and collaboration. These values have helped us to build a growing company that offers professionally rewarding careers with the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to people in need.


We are currently looking for candidates who share our passion to help others and who operate with a sense of urgency and a dedication to excellence. If you are interested in joining the Anavex Life Sciences team, you can explore our available opportunities and apply to a specific position below.


At Anavex Life Sciences, every person on our team contributes towards our goal of bringing new therapies to the patient community.


In order to accomplish our goals, we work collaboratively and are guided by a core set of corporate values such as:


Doing what is right


Building a workforce that values diversity, equity and inclusion


We work better together and collaboratively


Approach tasks with drive, passion and dedication


Embrace opportunities to learn and develop


Persevere in the face of challenges and adversity


Anavex Life Sciences recognizes employees for their contributions and achievements by offering a comprehensive benefits package as well as rewards and recognition programs.


In addition to competitive compensation packages and opportunities for professional growth and development, benefits offered at Anavex Life Sciences include:

  • Competitive salary

  • Health, dental and vision insurance with flexible spending accounts

  • Annual bonus program

  • Annual equity awards

  • Employee stock plans 

  • Immediately eligible for 401k (with company match)

  • Generous holiday and paid time off

  • Company paid short-and-long-term disability

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Tuition reimbursement 

  • Paid parental leave


Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion/creed, national origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, military, reservist or veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law.  Consistent with its obligations under applicable law, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.  If you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact the Company at

Equal opportunity is a cornerstone of our company culture

Our culture of diversity, equity and inclusion reinforces our commitment to a diverse work environment where employees respect each other and employees are able to fully contribute and reach their maximum potential in a workplace that is respectful, welcoming to all individuals and free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.


Our employees as well as our vendors, partners and independent contractors have an impact on our EEO efforts, and share in the responsibility to uphold the legal requirements of EEO policies.

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