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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to frequently asked questions about a career at Astellas Pharma US. These questions are intended only for those seeking employment in the U.S.

Q. I am interested in working at Astellas. How do I submit my résumé?
A. Astellas welcomes interested parties to submit their résumés via this Web site. To do so, simply follow the directions detailed on the Career Opportunities page, where you can search and apply for available positions at Astellas locations nationwide. Astellas strongly encourages electronic submissions and will contact you directly upon identifying potential matches.
Q. Will Astellas notify me once my résumé has been received?
A. You will be notified via email once your résumé has been received.
Q. What happens after I electronically submit my résumé?
A. Once your résumé has been received, it will be evaluated against current openings, and/or it will be filed for future consideration as positions aligned with your background become available.
Q. I am interested in working at Astellas, but have a disability that requires assistance in applying for a job and prevents me from using the online system. Can I still apply?
A. Astellas is committed to providing an equal opportunity for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans during the application process. If you require special accommodations, you may call 1 (866) 852-5404 for alternative submission procedures.
Q. I am interested in working at Astellas, but the current postings don't match my interests. Should I submit my résumé anyway?
A. We encourage all interested candidates to submit their résumés for consideration. Even if a match does not currently exist, Astellas will keep your résumé on file should positions become available for which you are qualified.
Q. How does the interview process work?
A. Once potential matches are identified, Astellas will contact you directly to set up an interview. Depending on the position, applicants will meet with a hiring manager and possibly peers or co-workers.
Q. How do I find out the status of my résumé?
A. Because of the large volume of résumés we receive, we do not personally contact everyone who sends a résumé after the initial acknowledgement. However, we will keep your résumé on file for consideration as positions become available.
Q. How often does Astellas update current job openings on the Web site?
A. Job openings listed on our Web site are updated frequently. We encourage prospective candidates to check the Web site regularly for updates.
Q. Whom can I contact for technical assistance?
A. If you have technical difficulty submitting your résumé, please email us at
Q. Can I apply for jobs at Astellas on third party websites like LinkedIn, Glassdoor or Indeed?
A. While Astellas works with many legitimate internet job posting sites to find qualified applicants for the Company’s open roles, we do not work with any sites that only solicit candidates’ resumes. All legitimate job postings direct candidates to Astellas’ career site, where applicants may submit their resume to a specific position for consideration.
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