Welcome to Roche Tucson



Roche Tucson is the headquarters for Roche Tissue Diagnostics, a global market leader and innovator of tissue-based diagnostic solutions for patients and anatomic pathology labs, revolutionizing cancer diagnostics worldwide through state-of-the-art technologies rooted in testing automation. Click to learn more about Tucson area here.
tissue diagnostics
million patients annually
cancer tests provided


We believe it’s urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. That is why we come to work each day. We commit ourselves to scientific rigor, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. With a diverse team of 1800 members representing 37 nationalities and over 50% women in leadership, we continue to strive for excellence in every area of Roche and look for exceptional individuals to drive our work forward.
Research & Development
Research & Development
Medical Affairs
Medical Affairs
Clinical Operations
Clinical Operations
Regulatory Affairs
Regulatory Affairs
Corporate Groups
Corporate Groups
Research & Development
The R&D organization has different levels of positions starting with scientists, engineers and project managers in several disciplines like analytical chemistry, biomedical, electrochemistry, mechanical and electrical engineering, human factors and physics.
Challenging and diversified jobs await you within our business group, including strategic planning and marketing, healthcare economics, project management, product communications and much more. You may find yourself collaborating with development departments while securing relevant business data and definitions for research and development teams. You will work closely with “lifecycle teams,” which are responsible for the development and care of new products for the duration of their respective lifecycles.
Medical Affairs
The Medical Affairs team bridges research, clinical development, scientific publications, and diverse other medical services to communicate the value and proper use of Roche products. Medical Affairs provide physicians, key opinion leaders, regulatory agencies, professional groups and healthcare professionals with medical and scientific information and education.

Types of positions include: medical research, health economics/outcomes, data management and biostatics, medical/scientific liaisons, medical communications and education.
Clinical Operations & Biometrics
As part of our clinical operations team, you’ll plan and implement clinical studies that meet specific scientific, medical, regulatory and commercial requirements from early development through post launch phases. The Biometrics team partners with Clinical Science, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Operations and other functions to generate strong research design, data analysis, and interpretation of results in support of product development and commercialization.

Types of positions include Clinical Research Associate, Clinical Trials Support Lab Scientist, Statistical Programmer, Data Management, Analysts.

Regulatory Affairs & Quality
Our regulatory professionals play a vital role in delivering safe and effective healthcare products to worldwide markets. You will have the opportunity to develop and implement regulatory strategies for global registrations as well as the ongoing maintenance and issue management of Roche products. Roche’s quality systems and processes are created to ensure that we have a competitive advantage and allow us to achieve a state of sustainable compliance that will lead to superior products.

Types of positions include: Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Regulatory Affairs Manager, Quality Supervisors, Quality Lab Scientists, Quality Assurance Specialists.

Manufacturing & Supply Chain
Roche offers attractive jobs in technical operations and continues to invest in the sustainable development of its manufacturing sites. Types of positions include: manufacturing, process development and packaging engineers, materials management, maintenance and supervision.Supply chain employees work with our business areas, our suppliers, affiliates and our customers in positions from project management and procurement to supply logistics and warehousing.

Types of positions include: project management, procurement, warehouse supervision, industrial engineering, material planning, material handling and order fulfillment.
Finance, HR & Legal
Our Finance teams collaborate across the globe. We create trusted partnerships to influence and enable decisions that bring medicines and diagnostic tests to patients. We provide transparent and reliable financials, information, and processes; and embrace an entrepreneurial culture. Our HR team creates environments for associates to thrive as high performers. We match people’s passions and talents to the needs of our business. The Legal Group provides compliance, legal and patent services in support of Roche' business objectives.

Benefits And Perks

We understand that there is no single formula for attaining a balanced life. It is a personal decision how one combines career, family, friends and self into an integrated whole. That’s why we provide many additional perks to help you maintain a good balance between work and personal life.

Employee Recreational Club

  • ​​​​​Many lifestyle clubs (i.e. Cycling, Hiking, Investing
  • Biotechnicolor - drives STEM-based outreach to local students of color and exposes Roche employees to the power and value of diversity

Other Employee Recreational Clubs

  • Vivid - works to bring LBGTQA+ employees together for support, socialization and community involvement
  • Roche Women in Leadership - strives to further the professional advancement of women
  • Tucson Vets - brings together the community of Tucson veterans at Roche and promotes the understanding of the service culture within the company.

The Forum

  • ​​​​​​​​​​​​Pusch Peak Fitness Center
  • Wellness Center
  • The Innovation Center
  • Rising Sun Cafe
  • Javelina Bar
  • Events and Meeting Rooms

Fitness Center

  • Morning/Evening Yoga
  • Cardio Bootcamp
  • Spin Classes
  • Cardio and Strength Training Equipment

Wellness Center

  • Blood draws
  • Lifestyle medicine
  • Occupational health
  • Travel Medicine
  • Wellness exams and biometric screenings
  • Immunizations/vaccinations
  • Minor complaints of pain/sprains/strains​​​​​​​

Financial Assistance Programs

  • If you meet program eligibility requirements, fulfill job performance goals and receive approval for your educational plan, the Company will reimburse eligible expenses
  • Expenses include tuition, mandatory registration fees, required lab fees and required books.

Lactation Rooms

  • Dedicated rooms for mothers to book for 30 minutes at a time
  • Supplied items include comfortable chairs, multiple side tables, paper towels and wipes
  • Some rooms include sinks, lockers, and Medela Symphony pumps

Employee Socials

  • Quarterly Art Exhibits (hosted in partnership with SAACA)
  • Milestone Events
  • Summer Ice Cream Social
  • Halloween Haunted House (hosted by GO & Manufacturing) and Halloween Costume​​​​​​​ Contest (hosted by the Legacy Employee Activities Committee)
slide 10 of 10 The Perspectives Programme is an excellent way of getting to know Roche and gain insights on how we are evolving personalised healthcare for the benefit of patients. It’s also a great way to focus on your strengths and the opportunities that lie ahead. ​​​​​​​ Severin Schwan, CEO Roche

Emerging Professional Programs

Whether your career interest is in science, software engineering, marketing, project management, HR, Roche Emerging Professional Programs will help you transform from college students to emerging industry professionals.

Diversity and Inclusion

At Roche, we create opportunities for employees that are as unique as they are. We strive to identify and create opportunities that enable all people to bring their unique selves to Roche and achieve their best work on behalf of patients. Employee Resources Groups are a key component of that focus by creating a strong corporate community.


At Roche Tissue Diagnostics (RTD) Tucson, we have a long history of philanthropy and social responsibility. We are committed to "Working for Good" by supporting local charities who provide STEM education and patient services for cancer patients. RTD Tucson supports a number of organizations including:

♦ Amphitheater Unified School District Foundation
♦ American Cancer Society
♦ Ronald McDonald House of Southern Arizona
♦ El Rio Community Health Center Foundation
♦ University of Arizona Community & Garden Program
♦ University of Arizona Sky School
♦ Southern Arizona Research, Science and Engineering Foundation
If you would like to get in touch, please send an e-mail to rms.talentacquisition@roche.com.​​​​​​​

Equal Opportunity Employer

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation in relation to the online application process, please contact us by completing this form Accommodations for Applicants.

Know Your Rights: Workplace discrimination is illegal
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)