Join us

The Buck is uniquely positioned to make a significant impact on aging and longevity. Work just doesn’t get any more compelling than that.
Come and be a part of it.

Careers with the potential to change how we age

We’re working to impede serious age-related diseases before they start by disrupting the pathways that lead to them. We want people to grow old feeling great, to be able to reach their fullest potential, and to have their entire lifetime to do it. We believe our work will ultimately transform health care and help more people live better longer.

Benefits

Situated in the hills of Marin County, the Buck offers a unique setting and state-of-the-art facilities that inspire innovation and promote intellectual challenge. To support our employees, we offer a first-class benefits package.

Need a day off?

Full-time employees earn at least 4 weeks of paid time off (PTO) per year, in addition to 9 paid holidays and paid days for Winter Break.

Prioritize your health?

We offer comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans as well as pre-tax dependent care and health care reimbursement accounts.

Insurance protection?

Basic life insurance up to a maximum of $50,000 is standard, with the ability to purchase additional voluntary coverage.

Unexpected disability?

We offer basic short- and long-term coverage (at no cost to you) for non-work-related disability.

Financial planning?

You are immediately eligible to contribute to our tax-deferred 401(k) plan, and the Institute matches up to 5 percent after your one-year anniversary.

Need support?

Everyone can access our Employee Assistance Program, which provides short-term confidential counseling.

What else?

Great views. Lots of open space. Lots of free parking. Hiking trails outside our door. Benefits received will vary according to the number of hours worked and employment classification.

Excellence, innovation, and a one-of-a-kind environment

Housed in our iconic Marin County campus, the Buck has a uniquely collaborative culture that embraces academic curiosity and diversity. We emphasize a cooperative approach to clinically relevant biomedical research on the biology of aging and age-associated disease. Our laboratories are independently run by renowned faculty working on innovative research aimed at extending the healthy years of life. In each lab, scientists, post-doctoral fellows, and graduate students work under distinguished mentors.

A place where:
  • Time, skills and talent make an impact
  • Collaboration, teamwork, and initiative are applauded
  • Diversity and passion for discovery are celebrated
  • Scientific excellence and academic independence are honored

Come work at Buck!

We look forward to getting to know you!

A mission-driven community of investigators

The Buck is a collective of the world’s top scientists in the field of aging who are sharing their methods and expertise to find ways to help everyone lead fuller, healthier lives by ending age-related disease.

Our team

Support the Buck

We rely on donations to support the science that we believe will add years to people's lifespan and decades to their healthspan.