PaxVax is a privately held global specialty vaccines company focused on the travel and endemic disease markets with a mission to develop and commercialize innovative vaccines against infectious diseases in a socially responsible manner. The company headquarters are located in Redwood City, California and R&D and GMP manufacturing sites are in San Diego, California and near Bern in Thörishaus, Switzerland.  The Company has a commercial vaccine (Vivotif® oral typhoid vaccine) that is licensed in 27 countries and an oral vaccine for cholera that has recently completed Phase 3 clinical trials.  Our clinical stage portfolio also includes vaccine candidates for pandemic influenza (H5N1), anthrax, and HIV.  PaxVax is committed to continued growth in its product portfolio, and in continuing collaboration with academic, government, and industrial partners.

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.

PaxVax is proud to be an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please review our Everify posters for more information.

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

Senior Statistical Programmer - Redwood City

This role is an integral part of the data management and statistical programming department and the research component of PaxVax. The Senior Statistical Programmer / Manager, Statistical Programming is responsible for implementing all aspects of clinical data analysis as defined by the Project Statistician, for creation of submission ready deliverables for regulatory agencies, and for creation of review tools for ongoing studies.  This person is also responsible for project management, managing CROs and less senior programming team members and for development and maintenance of project timelines.  This role is also involved in creation and refinement of processes and procedures for continuous improvement and infrastructure development.

Senior Director, Information Technology - Redwood City

The Senior Director, Information Technology position will be responsible  for overall management of the IT infrastructure across PaxVax, establishing the strategic direction and architecture for IT in alignment with the strategy of the business, recommending IT investments, including hardware, software and services, as necessary to support business operations, managing risk through comprehensive compliance to meet various regulatory needs of the business, vendor management including outsourced IT support and management of the IT budget.  The position involves designing, building and integrating IT across its multiple sites, including the recently acquired operations in Bern and Miami and the design and implementation of global business and operational systems.

Ensures that IT solutions and operational architecture are: 

  • Aligned, and remain agile, with corporate goals and objectives
  • Managed through projects with an emphasis on quality, timeliness and cost management
  • Managed through an established change management framework to ensure high levels of availability and reliability and meet various compliance regulations

Quality Control Senior Research Associate - San Diego

The Quality Control Senior Research Associate will work specifically with High-performance liquid chromatography. This position will primarily focus on conducting HPLC analysis of materials and processes required for the formulation, release, and stability of API and finished drug product within standard operating procedures following GLP and GMP guidelines as well as the development, qualification and validation of HPLC methods.  In addition, this position may perform routine QC assays such as Karl Fischer, Disintegration, and gel electrophoresis.