Careers in Research & Development

Whatever the disease, our 25,000 clinical researchers are turning advanced science and technologies into the therapies that matter most. Their efforts are one of the greatest human endeavors, impacting millions around the world.

At Pfizer, you can truly make progress happen through your work. You can redefine healthcare — and your own potential — at the same time. That’s because ours is a uniquely collaborative global community. It will see you work, learn, and innovate with the first-class talent around you, and around the world.  It’s a collection of people with different ideas, experiences and points of view for you to draw on. With inspiration like that, you’re certain to grow and develop with Pfizer.


We are dedicated to developing therapies to treat, slow, or prevent disease progression and improve the quality of life for patients with obesity, type 2 diabetes (T2D), and cardiovascular (CV) and kidney diseases. Our research focuses on investigating potential therapies that treat both the metabolic abnormalities and the heart itself by altering the way it responds to the abnormal metabolic state. Click here to find out more.


Our goal is to transform chronic inflammatory diseases, many of which are poorly managed by existing treatments that provide only symptom relief. We seek to address the root cause of this inflammation at a molecular level.  Click here to learn more.


Our rare disease team concentrates on therapies for rare disorders. They explore many innovative avenues, including gene therapy and more.  Learn more about Our areas of focus, how we are applying rare disease research to uncover new therapies and our Rare Disease Pipeline.


Our oncology team looks to transform the cancer treatment landscape through meaningful breakthroughs and a robust pipeline of novel cancer medicines.  Learn about the latest in cancer research here.


Vaccines are one of the greatest public health advancements of all time. Here, our team translates cutting-edge science into next-generation vaccines. Click here to learn more.


Our priority is researching and developing medicines and vaccines that will benefit patients around the world. We are committed to addressing unmet needs across a number of important therapeutic areas including, Oncology, Inflammation & Immunology, Vaccines, Internal Medicine and Rare Disease, with the goal of delivering innovative products to patients. READ MORE 

Whatever your scientific field, you’ll find your place and feel your impact on global healthcare with us at Pfizer.  Search Jobs