Careers

PaxVax is an innovative and fast-paced vaccine start-up company developing vaccine candidates against several important infectious diseases, including influenza, cholera and HIV. Our cholera vaccine has successfully completed early clinical development and has entered late stage trials. Additionally, our first candidate based on oral adenovirus technology, a H5N1 vaccine recently completed a successful Phase 1 clinical trial. The R&D team has made several other vaccine candidate adenoviruses with a 100% success rate in making adenovirus-based vectors. PaxVax has also recently initiated two additional clinical trials on our candidates. The Company has raised and commited funding of over $80 million to support its operation including R&D and our own licensed GMP manufacturing facility. PaxVax has 60 employees organized by functional departments and cross-functional project teams for each of our vaccine candidates. PaxVax is a double bottom line business focused on delivering both financial as well as social returns in global health.

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.

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

Validation Engineer

The Validation Engineer will be responsible for oversight of equipment validation and calibration activities for two GMP vaccine manufacturing facilities.  This includes process equipment, utilities, computer systems and laboratory instruments.   This position includes both supervision of contract service providers and hand’s on equipment validation activities.  Additionally, this position will own Quality System records, investigate deviations, write investigation reports, and create/own CAPAs and change controls.

Senior Quality Control Associate

The Senior Quality Control Associate will be responsible for technical management of personnel involved in the development, transfer, and troubleshooting of routine and complex techniques associated with daily QC release and provides an in-depth investigative and technological orientation in implementing, executing and interpreting quality procedures and test methods. The Senior Quality Control Associate will substantially contribute to overall process and method improvements within the Quality Control laboratory.

 

QA Senior Associate - Temp

QA Data Reviewer is a temporary position in PaxVax QA. The position will be responsible for ensuring all QC data generated is reviewed in a timely manner and is compliant with written methods, SOPs, protocols and cGMPs.  This position requires a data reviewer who can assess and address all QC data with minimal supervision.

QA Associate - Temp

QA Associate is a temporary position in PaxVax QA. This position is responsible for the maintenance of the cGMP controlled documentation system and for providing various documentation (paper and electronic) that is necessary to perform operational activities. 

Director, Financial Reporting

Assess technical accounting implications for complex business issues and transactions. Ensure that the company’s financial statements  are of the highest standards of quality, GAAP compliant and useful to management and our investor base in a timely manner to facilitate in-depth internal/external review and analysis.  Prepare all aspects of financial reporting such that the company could move forward with an S-I filing and subsequently required filings. Oversee the stock administration process, including preparation of the equity compensation expense.

Clinical Operations Manager

The ClinOp Manager will participate in strategic discussions regarding the design of global clinical programs and in reporting the progress of clinical programs by working collaboratively with the ClinOps team and other divisional sub-teams. They will negotiate study timelines during project development and manage clinical operation activities to meet enrollment targets according to the projected timeline. More details are listed below in the 'Essential Duties and Responsibilities' section.