PaxVax develops, manufactures and commercializes innovative specialty vaccines against infectious diseases for traditionally overlooked markets such as travel. PaxVax has licensed vaccines for typhoid fever (Vivotif) and cholera (Vaxchora), and vaccines at various stages of research and clinical development for adenovirus, anthrax, hepatitis A, HIV, and zika. As part of its social mission, PaxVax is also working to make its vaccines available to broader populations most affected by these diseases. PaxVax is headquartered in Redwood City, California and maintains research and development and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) facilities in San Diego, California and Bern, Switzerland and other operations in Bermuda and Europe.

PaxVax offers competitive compensation along with a generous benefits package that includes fully covered employee medical and dental benefits, 401k, life insurance, Short Term Disability (STD) & LTD coverage.

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Please find our available positions below. Please submit your cover letter and resume to with the position title in the subject line.

Vaccine Formulation Scientist - San Diego

PaxVax is looking for a Vaccine Formulation Scientist who will be a key member of the Product Development team and report to the Director, Product Development. The successful candidate will work as part of a team that is focused on the development of vaccine formulations for liquid and powder dosage forms from preclinical through Phase III and commercialization. The main responsibilities will include the design, execution, and documentation of experiments to develop formulations for clinical supply production and to scale up these processes to enable transfer of robust processes to the commercial space. This position will be focused on the development of oral dosage vaccine formulations and performing stability indicating assay for research, preclinical studies, and clinical studies. If you're a talented, driven postdoctoral fellow who enjoys working in a fast paced team environment and learn new skills quickly, we have a role for you. 

Product and Key Account Manager- Switzerland

The Product and Key Account Manager, Switzerland will report to the Sr. Director, Commercial, Switzerland. The role supports the commercial efforts (Marketing, Customer Service and Sales) to achieve the short- and long-term objectives primarily for the Flu Portfolio (~80%) as well as Vivotif (~20%) in Switzerland. This is accomplished through developing and executing marketing plans and country sales targets, as well as providing the expected customer service.  This position will be involved with all aspects of marketing and sales with a heavy emphasis on tactical execution. During the Influenza selling season, an intense focus on KAM / Sales role is expected.

Manager, Quality Assurance - San Diego

The Quality Assurance (QA) Manager is expected to bring in-depth experience in drug substance and drug product manufacturing. Reporting to the Director, Quality Assurance, the QA Manager will provide Quality oversight and support to the Operations group for the manufacture and testing of non-clinical, clinical and commercial products. The QA Manager will be accountable for driving Quality initiatives, maintaining/improving quality infrastructure and participating where needed on various CMC related project teams. The QA Manager will be accountable for assuring compliance with Quality System, quality oversight at the project level and assuring the quality of materials manufactured and data generated.

Manager, Marketing - Redwood City

The Marketing Manager will report to the Director of Marketing and support a strong portfolio of travel and specialty vaccines. The Marketing Manager supports the marketing efforts to achieve the short and long term objectives for the brand(s) and corporate position. This is accomplished through the development and execution of marketing plans, business management analysis and input on the strategic direction of the brands.  This position will be involved with all aspects of marketing with a heavy emphasis on tactical execution.

International Accounting & Reporting Manager - Redwood City

The International Accounting & Reporting Manager will assist the VP Finance/Controller with the financial management and oversight of PaxVax’s foreign subsidiaries and global technical accounting and reporting. The International Accounting & Reporting Manager is responsible for managing the various international accounting areas for the business including foreign exchange, reconciliations, technical accounting, statutory filings and compliance, and various ad hoc projects and analysis.  

Director/Sr. Director, Medical Affairs - Redwood City

The Director/Sr. Director of Medical Affairs is responsible for medical affairs plans with a focus on US products. Additional responsibilities include Medical Affairs launch planning for a new cholera vaccine and responding to scientific and medical questions regarding licensed vaccines and complying with regulatory pharmacovigilance reporting requirements.  This role will liaise with Commercial stakeholders to support company product and disease-specific related communication with external stakeholders, health departments and advisory bodies, key opinion leaders and medical practitioners.  

Director, Tax – International; part-time 20 – 30%

Director of Tax - International will provide tax planning and strategic tax support to PaxVax Global LP and subsidiaries on a part-time basis (approximately 20% - 30%). The candidate will work in collaboration with business units (both domestic and international) to manage international tax planning and controversy. The successful candidate will be able to clearly articulate his/her findings to management through written and verbal communication.