Are you feeling bold?

Want to work with the best of the best? Do you dream of being part of building a company toward a large vision while expanding the horizons in your career? Do you love boron, computationally enabled structure-based drug design or precision medicine? Then you are in the right place.

Reactive scientists engaged in boron-based research and development.
Reactive scientists collaborating to advance potential boron-based medicines.

We are a semi-virtual company with our headquarters and lab in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and employees spanning five states including the Bay Area, Greater Boston area, Connecticut, New York and North Carolina. We want to talk with you no matter where you live. Advance your career—and medicine—and have a great time doing it. Come create with us!

We welcome creative minds who are on a mission. Conversations easily flow from quantum mechanics to family weekend plans to upcoming meetings with scientific luminaries. Join our next company event, whether it is eating dumplings in San Francisco or helping your team compete in boron-Jeopardy in North Carolina.


Reactive is full of humble, collaborative, smart and ambitious people focused on changing the course of disease using boron-centric approaches. We’re the world leaders in boron—and looking to bring more passionate innovators into our fold.

  • Jake Plattner's quote
    At Reactive, we’re a cohesive team of passionate innovators. We’re committed to creating an inspiring work environment and a promising career path for people motivated to discover new medicines and treat unmet conditions.
    Jake Plattner
    Senior Scientific Fellow
  • Julie Grant's quote
    We are passionate about using boron chemistry to discover medicines that will help people for generations to come.
    Julie Grant


Reactive offers a competitive benefits package, including:

  • Health, dental, vision with generous employer contribution
  • 401K plan
  • Potential for bonus and equity at all levels
  • Unlimited paid time off in addition to 10 company holidays
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Life and AD&D insurance plans
  • Paid parental leave
  • Additional wellness benefits
Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity + Inclusion

We think outside the box. From the different approach to discovery and development of medicines, down to the ways we’re putting together and nurturing our teams. We truly believe that the more diverse the voices, the better our chances for success. Be part of something inclusive and amazing!