Culture & Careers

Disc Medicine values collaboration, professional development, and 
scientific integrity and promotes an inclusive company culture that 
empowers and inspires. Join us in our mission to create new solutions for 
both rare and chronic blood disorders and improve the lives of patients 
and their families.

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We are IRON Strong

We come to work every day with the hope to help patients – they are at the center of all we do.

We let the data guide us while maintaining the highest scientific standard.

We value what everyone brings to the table and are open and honest about our victories and challenges.

We take smart risks by balancing rigor with flexibility and adaptability.

Hear From Our Team

It became apparent while interviewing with Disc, that the company not only values technical competence but also decency, collaboration and respect.

Gene Lichtman

Head Of Information Technology

I chose to work at Disc because for the outstanding colleagues who are superb critical thinkers, great communicators, and seasoned team contributors. As important is the compelling science we work on. The extensive validation of the assets gives a high probability of success to the programs.

Will Savage

Chief Medical Officer

Having a rocky history with anemia myself, I find a personal connection and appreciation for the efforts going into the therapeutics. I believe blood disorders especially anemia silently eats away at one’s quality of life and it is truly exciting to know that a potential treatment curated here can eliminate that and improve many people’s lives.

Krithika Balakrishnan


Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging

Disc embraces equity, diversity, and inclusion as a source of strength. We are committed to building a culture in which diversity is embraced and celebrated, and all employees can bring their authentic selves to work.

Investing in You

Disc benefits are an essential part of total compensation. We are committed to ensuring that our programs are competitive in the marketplace, align with our organizational philosophies, and support the health and wellness of Disc employees and their families.

Health Benefits
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental + Vision
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Peace of Mind
  • Life Insurance & Disability
  • Retirement Plan
  • Short Term and Long Term Insurance
Additional Offerings
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • IRON Strong Culture Committee
Time for You
  • Parental Leave
  • Flexible Work Environment
  • Paid Holiday Schedule

Join Us


Disc Medicine has an exciting opportunity in our Finance team for an experienced, hands-on Controller. Reporting to the Vice President of Finance, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing accounting activities and financial reporting for our company. This person must be willing to roll up their sleeves, be team oriented, and is comfortable with wearing many hats.

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Associate Director/Director, Bioanalytical Lead

Disc Medicine seeks an Associate Director/Director, Bioanalytical Lead, to join its growing team. In this broad role, the successful candidate will independently serve as the subject matter expert for assigned programs and studies providing solutions to achieve program milestones. Reporting to the Senior Director, Head of Bioanalytical and Biomarker Development, this position offers the chance to join a team of passionate colleagues with robust learning and career growth opportunities.

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Vice President Quality Assurance

Disc Medicine has an exciting opportunity in our Compliance team for a Vice President of Quality Assurance. Reporting to our General Counsel, the successful candidate will be responsible for the strategic development and operational management of Disc’s global quality assurance program and is accountable for the execution and administration of the GXP Quality Systems to support Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), Good Clinical Practices (GCP).

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Senior Medical Director

Disc Medicine has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious physician to be a Senior Medical Director. Reporting to the CMO, this position will support the two clinical-stage programs focused on iron metabolism. The Medical Director will work with the cross-functional program team to drive the clinical program from Phase 1 to pivotal trials across a number of indications.

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Director, Global Regulatory Affairs

Disc Medicine has a new role in its Regulatory team for a Director of Global Regulatory Affairs, who will act as the primary representative for one of our programs. Reporting directly to the Vice President of Global Regulatory Affairs, this position will have visibility within the development and executive leadership teams. It will also offer significant opportunities for professional development and career growth.

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