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.

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 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 such as timelines for Statistical Programming activities, and at the Manager level managing CROs and less senior programming team members.  This role is also involved in creation and refinement of processes and procedures for continuous improvement and infrastructure development.

Senior Scientist, Analytical Development - San Diego

The Scientist/Senior Scientist position will assume an exciting leadership role focused on supporting Analytical Development to meet company pipeline objectives.  The candidate will actively identify, design, carry out, and evaluate analytical activities to advance preclinical/clinical stage novel vaccines through development, regulatory submission and approval, as well as supervise a team of scientists engaged is method development, method validation, and testing activities.  The candidate will assure timely, appropriate method development, validation and implementation to meet project target profiles and ICH, USP, FDA, and EMA standards through a combination of internal and contracted activities.  Vaccine projects will include a broad range of methods for characterization and quality control requiring strong competencies in immunological and/or chemical techniques, both compendial and novel, applied to in-process materials, drug substance, and drug product.  The candidate must be able to effectively communicate results and issues to management and customers, internal and external, with excellent professional standards. 

QA Assistant - San Diego

The QA Assistant is responsible for supporting the Quality oversight for the manufacture and testing of non-clinical and clinical projects. The QA Assistant will maintain and improve quality infrastructure, participate where needed on various CMC related project teams, and assure compliance with Quality System.

Global Head, VP Marketing - Redwood City

The Global Marketing head is the most senior marketing position in PaxVax, a member of the Executive Leadership Team and responsible for the planning, development and implementation of all of the organization’s marketing strategies and marketing communications both external and internal. The position oversees the marketing strategy for PaxVax commercial products, commercial leadership for all new products in company’s internal R&D pipeline, commercial assessments for all in-licensing and acquisition opportunities as well as corporate communications.  The role also involves coordination at the strategic and tactical levels with other internal functions. The position reports to the President & CEO and will participate in charting the direction of the Company with the Board of Directors, Executive Leadership Team and other management staff, as well as ensure accountability to all constituencies and effective operations.

This is a great opportunity to have a big impact on designing and building a fully integrated travel vaccine specialty company with a mission to develop and commercialize innovative specialty vaccines against existing and emerging infectious diseases.

Associate, Quality Assurance - San Diego

PaxVax is seeking a Quality Assurance (QA) Associate with in depth experience in drug substance and drug product manufacturing. Reporting to the Director, Quality Assurance, the QA Associate will provide Quality support for the manufacture and testing of non-clinical and clinical products. The QA Associate will be accountable for assuring compliance with Quality Systems, quality oversight at the project level and generation of metrics to drive continuous improvement, while assuring the quality of materials manufactured and data generated.