Working at Chimerix

Chimerix is passionate about its mission:  To improve human health by developing new antiviral medicines to treat life-threatening diseases. 

We are a highly-motivated team driven to make a difference.  At the forefront of what we do is the potentially positive impact our efforts can have on improving the lives of critically ill patients.  Our dedicated and talented scientific and management team are amongst the top in the industry, with a long track record of successfully developing novel therapeutics.  We strive to foster a collaborative, creative and science-driven environment where our employees can take pride in their accomplishments and where their contributions are valued. 

Chimerix is an equal opportunity employer and we take pride in offering a comprehensive benefits package to provide security and financial protection for employees and their families.  

If you are interested in learning more about how you can apply to join the team, please contact us at the address below or via our website.

Chimerix, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
2505 Meridian Parkway, Suite 340
Durham, NC 27713

Our Vision

Improve human health by developing important new antiviral medicines to treat life-threatening diseases.


Chimerix was founded with the aim of radically improving the way viruses are treated. We initially saw an opportunity to combine a known antiviral with an intriguing technology to create a new treatment option for smallpox, historically one of the greatest viral threats to humankind. As we learned more about CMX001, we have seen its potential across numerous applications. Read More