Who We Are Who We Are


Welcome to the Akorn career site, your gateway to opportunities at Akorn. This portal lists our open positions and provides you with the opportunity to express interest in these openings.

You can review our current career openings and apply for positions online. Or, if you prefer, you can simply submit your resume for general consideration.

Akorn has a rich history of providing high-quality, cost effective products to patients and doctors. As a premier developer and manufacturer of pharmaceuticals in alternate dosage forms, our employees focus on developing, manufacturing and marketing products that enhance patient care in hospitals, clinics, doctors' offices and homes. We believe our employees are our most valuable asset.

Careers At Akorn

Akorn is always interested in hearing from talented candidates in the following disciplines:

  • Research and Development
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Finance and Accounting

Notice to all applicants for US Job Openings

Equal Opportunity Employer
Akorn, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Recruitment Fraud Warning is the only official website to collect application information for full-time opportunities with Akorn. All other job postings should redirect you back to our website which is supported by IBM Kenexa Brassring. If you have been requested to apply for an employment opportunity other than through, or, if you have sought out career opportunities with Akorn and found a different website in your search, you should NOT submit your application, nor should you provide any personal identifying information such as a social security number, birth certificate, financial institution information, driver's license number or passport information. Offers of employment will be communicated from Akorn in conjunction with the candidate portal of our Brassring applicant tracking system. Please also note that any correspondence with regard to employment would come from an authorized email address.

Why We Work Here Why We Work Here

At Akorn, you will have the opportunity to work with a talented team, experience many challenges and grow professionally. You will not be a number. You will not get lost in the shuffle. You will contribute directly to the company's success, because we are relatively small compared to large, multi-national pharmaceutical companies. We are entrepreneurial, quick to market, and a leader in several niche pharmaceutical markets. And, due to our new product pipeline, we have many exciting days of steady growth ahead of us.

We manufacture specialty pharmaceuticals, in alternate dosage forms such as ophthalmics, injectables, liquids, creams and ointments. We maintain a best-in-class development and manufacturing capability. We continue to invest in these areas and expect to launch new products on a steady basis. To execute these strategies, we continue to work hard to attract and retain the best talent available.

Akorn is a place where we have careers, a place where contributions are celebrated and recognized, a place where tomorrow's opportunities and challenges will be even more exciting than today's, a place where trust and open communication are core values. Check us out!

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benefits Benefits

We are proud of our benefits programs. As an integral component of the Akorn Total Compensation Program (ATCP), we offer comprehensive and flexible options for medical coverage as well as a full array of company paid coverage's and programs. These include:

  • Premium Plus and Basic Blue Medical Insurance Programs
  • Smart Choice! Akorn's 401(k) Program
  • Preventive care benefits covered at 100%
  • Dental plan
  • Vision plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health care and dependent care
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Life insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability, AD&D
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program and work/life support referrals
  • Business Travel Accident Insurance
  • Travel Assistance Insurance
  • Education assistance
Download a detailed summary of Akorn's benefits.

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