100 Diseases in 10 Years

Following a successful IPO in April, Recursion is embarking on its next stage of scale in decoding biology to radically improve lives. Recent highlights:

  • Defining and leading the nascent tech-enabled drug discovery industry
  • Embarking on year two of our exciting partnership with Bayer
  • Fusing technology and biology to disrupt our next phase of drug discovery and clinical development led by our diverse Executive Team
  • Creating a global footprint beginning with expansion into Toronto and Montreal
  • Founding member of Biohive, a thriving collective of more than 1,100 companies representing Utah’s life science and health care innovation ecosystem, and Altitude Labs, an incubator with a special focus on fostering next-gen founders from underrepresented communities – and fundamentally transforming the fields of science and technology with a new interdisciplinary workforce-of-the-future

Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition

As the Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition, you will oversee talent acquisition, diversity and global expansion as Recursion continues to mature post-IPO.

  • Build upon a great foundation to architect a global Talent Acquisition framework as we open new global offices and head towards employee 1000 in the next 2-3 years
  • Be a thought partner to Chief People Officer, Heather Kirkby, and advisor and business partner to Vice Presidents across the organization as they continue to build and elevate their teams
  • Take our employment branding to the next level
  • Partner with Head of People Operations, Brackon Curtis, in creating a seamless and holistic employee experience, from candidate to employee to alumni
  • Champion diversity and equity across the business and ensure inclusion and equitability across the candidate experience, with a process that yields diversity
  • Mature our recruiting metrics and analytics to optimize the end-to-end TA process and meaningfully inform leadership planning and decisions
  • Scale, grow and mentor a team of 12

Your Team

Chief People Officer
Heather Kirkby

VP, Global Talent

Sr. Director, People Operations
Brackon Curtis

Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition
Brooke Clark

HR Business Partner


People Operations

Recruiting Coordinators

Total Rewards

Talent Acquisition

Talent Development


Recursion Culture

“We believe employees are our customers. Our empathy for them is our fuel. We believe in creating an environment that lets them do the best work of their lives. Where we all have impact, we grow and together we pursue our mission with ambition and humility. We are guided by strategy, by customer insights, by data, and by the pursuit of achieving outcomes. We move fast, we pilot, and we launch with storytelling and conviction to create lasting change. Throughout our work, we strive to act as cultural ambassadors, and reinforce and celebrate our company values - We Care, We Learn, We Deliver, We Act Boldly with Integrity and We are One Recursion.”

  • Build an industry-defining company. Our vision guides us to act boldly in the face of unsolved problems. We are looking for someone to help us be equally ambitious in our pursuit of being a great place to work.
  • Create an environment that is uniquely exceptional. Our people exist at the intersection of caring, humility and brilliance. Our Utah roots infuse kindness and loyalty. Our aspiration is to create an environment where a multitude of disciplines can feel belonging and do their best work.
  • Make your mark in a career defining moment. Our IPO opened the door to an even more exciting journey ahead. We aspire to creatively support our people and their families as we continue to make history together!

We are Recursionauts

More Info




IPO April 2021 | NASDAQ: RXRX


307 employees


United States | Salt Lake City, UT (HQ) and Milpitas, CA
Canada | Toronto and Montreal

Our Ecosystem

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