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Research Associate I

Employer
Novavax
Location
Gaithersburg, Maryland, United States
Salary
Competitive
Start date
23 Nov 2022
Closing date
1 Dec 2022

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Discipline
R & D
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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Job Details

If you find science, speed, and success exhilarating, you have come to the right place.

Novavax, Inc (Nasdaq:NVAX) is a biotechnology company that creates transformational vaccines that address some of the world’s most pressing infectious diseases. We have more than a decade of experience contending with some of the world’s most devastating diseases, including COVID-19, seasonal influenza, RSV, Ebola, MERS, and SARS. Hard-won lessons and significant advances illustrate that our proven technology has tremendous potential to make a substantial contribution to public health worldwide.

Our scientists are committed to developing vaccine candidates for some of the world’s toughest viral threats by utilizing the power of our innovative recombinant nanoparticle vaccine platform. Our vaccine technology combines the power and speed of genetic engineering with the immunogenicity enhancing properties of our Matrix-M™ adjuvant to efficiently produce highly immunogenic particles targeting some of the most pressing viral infectious diseases.

Novavax, Inc. is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland with additional facilities in Uppsala, Sweden and Bohumil, Czech Republic.

Summary of the Position :

We are seeking Research Associate I to join our Clinical Immunology department in Gaithersburg, MD. This individual will play an important role testing clinical samples. Qualified individuals are expected to generate accurate high throughput clinical data.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to :
  • Play a key role in performing technical laboratory processes, including training on existing assays and clinical testing related activities as per schedule and under manager discretion in a GxP environment.
  • Will perform routine assays with high sample throughput as part of a team.
  • Responsible for recording all data in specified formats (including electronic).
  • May be responsible for activities related to optimization and qualification of assays.
  • May assist in analyzing and interpreting clinical and/or experimental data.
  • Will ensure that corporate, quality, regulatory and safety procedures/requirements are being observed and followed at all times.
  • Individual will maintain accurate critical reagent inventories.
  • Responsible for laboratory activities according to SOPs.
  • Individual will be responsible for contributing to SOPs, writing reports and presenting data in various formats.

Minimum requirements :
  • BS degree in relevant scientific discipline with 0-2 years of relevant industry experience or Associate degree with 5+ years relevant industry experience.
  • Familiarity with MS Word and Excel.
  • Flexible in time management.
  • Self-starter who can work independently and a team player who can work cross functionally.
  • Attention to detail is essential along with strong verbal and written communication skills.

Novavax offers a base salary, annual bonus, equity grants, professional career development/growth opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Rx, STD, LTD, Life, Optional Life, 401(k) plan.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Novavax is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment and advancement opportunities are available to all individuals on an at-will basis, regardless of their race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, protective hairstyle, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Except where prohibited by applicable state law, this position requires that you be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you need a reasonable accommodation or qualify for an exemption.

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Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Company

We are a biotechnology company committed to help address serious infectious disease globally through the discovery, development, and delivery of innovative vaccines to patients around the world.

 

Our mission

We never rest in our quest to protect the health of people everywhere.

Novavax is here to make a difference. We’re a biotech company focused solely on developing life-saving vaccines to fight infectious diseases.

What sets us apart? Solid science tested by decades of research. Vaccines developed from trusted technology that are both safe and efficacious.

And a global network that will help ensure our vaccines reach everyone who needs them.

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Novavax
Location
21 Firstfield Rd
Gaithersburg
MD
20878
US
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