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At Cerus, we know that talent is essential to our success. We need intelligent, motivated, and dedicated individuals who thrive in a dynamic and stimulating atmosphere that fosters personal and professional growth.

We value our employees and are proud to offer a competitive benefits package that supports their well-being, both within and outside of the workplace.

Learn more about the commitment we make to our employees.

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We invite you to explore the exciting career opportunities available at Cerus.

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Our comprehensive compensation and benefits package supports our employees on and off the job and reflects the high value we place on employing the very best talent. Find out more about benefits at Cerus below.

Physical Wellness Plans
  • Medical coverage (PPO & HMO options)
  • Dental coverage
  • Vision care
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • On-site fitness facility (at headquarters) and gym or weight-loss program reimbursement
Finance and Wealth Plans
  • Competitive base pay and annual bonus opportunities
  • Broad based equity incentive program
  • Employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Security and income protection
    • Life and accidental death insurance
    • Long-term and short-term disability insurance
    • Identify theft protection
  • Commuter benefit plan
Work and Family Life
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Vacation—3 weeks up to 5 years of employment, 4 weeks for 5 to 10 years of employment
    • and 5 weeks with more than 10 years of employment
    • Sick leave—12 sick days per year
    • 12 corporate holidays per year
    • Volunteer Time Off (VTO)—8 hours per year
  • Paid parental leave
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Tuition reimbursement and advanced degree programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers professional counseling and guidance on a wide range of issues, free of charge. Some services include:
    • Counseling Benefits—in-person, telephone and video counseling, or online therapy
    • Life-Balance Solutions—financial coaching and consultation, adult care, parent, children’s resources
    • Legal assistance
  • Other work and family benefit services:
    • Advocacy services – support finding doctors, resolving billing issues and cost comparisons
    • Prescription discounts
    • Fertility advocacy—support through nurse care management to explore treatment options
    • Caregiving—connects you to resources to manage caregiving responsibilities and coordinates helpers to provide companionship, household chores and more
    • Diabetic supply discounts

For international positions, outside of the U.S. Cerus offers competitive benefits that meet or exceed industry standards and comply with regulations according to the resident country. Connect with us to learn about our benefits for
regions outside of the US: or +31 (0) 33 49 60 600