Join Ichor Life Sciences

Be part of the renegade team re-defining our industry


About Ichor Life Sciences

Since its founding in 2013 in the Finger Lakes higher education corridor, Ichor has studied fundamental mechanisms of aging to develop new classes of drugs dedicated to helping people live longer, healthier lives.

Building a successful company is a consequence of what we do in the pursuit of our vision. We are intrinsically motivated to create positive change in the world because we believe we can.

Learn more about working at Ichor from our current team members.


Learn more about working at Ichor from our current team members.

Ichor Life Sciences cultivates a dynamic and supportive work environment where employees are encouraged to grow beyond their comfort zones through diverse and intellectually stimulating projects. The culture emphasizes teamwork, professional development, and work-life balance, contributing to high retention rates and a sense of personal fulfillment.

Who we are

We are friends

We are friends on and off the job. Staff regularly participate in group events, paintball, gaming, and night life.

We are community

We work to make a difference because we believe we can. We are a part of the communities that we serve.

We are people

Every photo on our website came from our laboratory. We are true to the lives we hope to extend.

We issue Nerf guns

Work hard. Play hard.

Benefits with you in mind

Team is the foundation of Ichor. We invest heavily in employee recruitment, training, and advancement. With a direct line to the CEO, all employees are empowered to suggest changes to and take advantage of our expansive benefits and opportunities.



Employer contributions to quality healthcare plans.


Community Volunteering

Paid time off for community volunteering.


Company Holidays

Work hard, play hard. Enjoy federal and floating holidays.


Generous Paid Time Off

Scaling PTO for hourly and flex PTO for salaried employees.



Employer matching 401(k) contributions.


Company Events

Company sponsored skiing, paintball, tours, and more!!


Ichor is a place where you will grow to new heights professionally and scientifically and have a lot of fun in the process.

Kris Grohn, PhD


At Ichor I get to explore so many new lab techniques with great people. From cleaning cages through protein purification, cell culture, and x-ray crystallography, this has been such a unique, rewarding, and fun experience.

Ellie Lumen


Ichor has always had a positive, team-focused mentality. The multitude of company sponsored events and investment in growing employees are clear evidence of this.

Nick LeClair

Open Positions

Early Career Opportunities


Receive technical training in a fast paced, interdisciplinary research environment using state-of-the-art equipment and methodology.

PhD Programs

Earn an accredited doctorate while conducting research in industry on translational programs for aging and age-related disease.