Find Your Career At Novavax

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Welcome to your future

Whether you are looking for your first job in biotechnology or taking the next step in your career, we offer many ways to realize your ambitions.


Individually, we’re skilled, driven, and confident risk-takers. Collectively, we’re collaborative and accomplished.


We ensure our SuperNovas thrive in and out of the office. Novavax provides resources to help you grow and succeed.

Be a SuperNova


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A group of passionate people working to make a change in global health. They innovate as a team, they grow together, and they work at Novavax.

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The Top Work Place award is because of the contributions of every single Novavax SuperNova.

Novavax is proud to be recognized by the 2021 Top Workplaces USA, reflecting our dedication to an exceptional work culture.


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Our hiring practices

Novavax is developing NVX-CoV2373, a new vaccine for SARS-CoV-2, in partnership with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI). To rapidly advance the program and deliver experimental vaccine doses as soon as possible, Novavax is requesting proposals for multiple projects.

Novavax does not accept unsolicited resumes from vendors, including recruitment agencies and/or search firms. Approved recruiting vendors must get approval from the Head of Human Resources before submitting any resumes to Novavax. Novavax will not pay a fee to any recruiting vendor, agency, or firm that does not have a valid and current agreement on file.

Vendors, approved or not, must not contact Novavax hiring managers regarding these matters. At this time we are not adding vendors to our vendor list. However, if interested in future consideration, please feel free to submit your company’s information. Company information should include the agency name, contact name, address, phone number, fax, and recruiting specialties. We will refer to these files should our needs change in the future and we are interested in your services.

If you are a candidate in need of assistance or an accommodation in the application process, please contact [email protected].

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.