Cephalon is a global biopharmaceutical company dedicated to discovering, developing and bringing to market medications to improve the quality of life of individuals around the world. Since its inception in 1987, Cephalon has brought first-in-class and best-in-class medicines to patients in several therapeutic areas. Cephalon has the distinction of being one of the world's fastest-growing biopharmaceutical companies, now among the Fortune 1000 and a member of the S&P 500 Index, employing approximately 4,000 people worldwide. The company sells numerous branded and generic products around the world. In total, Cephalon sells more than 150 products in nearly 100 countries. More information on Cephalon and its products is available at http://www.cephalon.com/.
Cephalon is committed to improving the quality of life for people through our research focus, innovative medicines, healthcare advocacy and community partnerships. We take great pride in fostering an inclusive environment of diverse, highly accomplished people where so many have built lasting careers.Voted one of the “Top 10 Best Places to Work” by The Scientist magazine, Cephalon is a company of stellar individuals who fill many different shoes, but who share common values of compassion, entrepreneurship, and a drive to positively impact the lives of others.For the past two years, Cephalon was recognized for its generous adoption benefit by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a nonprofit public charity dedicated to increasing the number of North American foster children adopted into families. The Foundation, established by the late Dave Thomas, the founder of Wendy’s, works to streamline the adoption process and make adoption more affordable for families.Headquartered in the greater Philadelphia region, we also have facilities in Salt Lake City, Utah, two locations in Minnesota; and in many parts of Europe. But no matter the location, we’re proud of the singular corporate culture we’ve built, one rooted in a genuine dedication to our patients, healthcare providers, and the community at large.Because we value our employees, we offer one of our industry’s most competitive salary and benefits packages. But perhaps the greatest benefit of working at Cephalon is that we encourage our employees to think big.We’re a world-class biopharmaceutical company that challenges the sharpest minds, values an eye for opportunity and satisfies the motivation to make a positive impact in the world—whether that’s by helping a cancer patient better manage her pain, supporting a doctor’s mission to heal or getting people who can’t afford our medicines what they need regardless of what they can afford.The impact that we have on individual lives makes working at Cephalon especially rewarding. Join us at Cephalon and find out how much of an impact you can make.Employee BenefitsTo support the unparalleled team of individuals working at Cephalon and their families, we are proud to offer an industry-leading salary and benefits package that includes:Healthcare CoverageCephalon offers an outstanding healthcare plan for a nominal fee that offers medical, prescription and dental care to all full-time employees, their spouse (or qualifying domestic partner) and dependent children.Life InsuranceEmployees are eligible for paid life insurance and given the option to purchase additional life insurance coverage for themselves, their spouse and children.Disability CoverageCephalon short-term and long-term disability programs are designed to provide peace of mind, financial security and income replacement during times of disability or injury. These programs provide financial security by paying a portion of your income while you are disabled.Healthcare and Dependent Care Reimbursement AccountsOur healthcare and dependent care reimbursement accounts (flexible spending accounts) allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis, to pay for non-reimbursable healthcare or dependent care costs.Health AdvocateHealth Advocate is an advocacy service designed to help employees and their families navigate the healthcare system and maximize benefits. Employees can request a Personal Health Advocate who will be assigned to assist them with a wide variety of issues, such as identifying specialist doctors, addressing billing disputes, and assisting employees’ parents (and in-laws) with their Medicare paperwork.401(k) Profit Sharing PlanWe offer a highly competitive company matching program with Cephalon contributing 100% of employee savings on the first 6% of eligible wages. Employees may choose from a broad menu of investments, including Cephalon stock. Employees can enroll as soon as they join the company, and employees are fully invested in Company matching contributions immediately.Time-off BenefitsCephalon provides a competitive time-off benefit as a part of its total compensation package that includes a combination of vacation, holidays and personal time.Educational ReimbursementAt $6,000 per year, our educational reimbursement plan is one of the most generous in the industry. This is because we recognize the importance of employee expertise to the success of the company and value their personal development through formal education and training.Other Important Benefits * Adoption financial assistance * Employee assistance program * Employee referral bonuses * Work-life services * Special discounts from local businesses * Charitable gift matching