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We welcome your interest in joining our team and creating tomorrow’s vaccines today. At Novavax, we seek to attract, develop, and retain talented people who share our passion for science, medicine, and human health. We foster an environment of teamwork and collaboration, built on a culture that values and appreciates its employees.

If this sounds like the type of environment where you can make a difference and you want to be part of a recognized top workplace, we invite you to apply for our open positions.


Novavax provides comprehensive employment opportunities that include benefits, compensation, and development programs that allow our employees to grow in their careers. We encourage our employees to develop skills to meet the demands of an ever-changing work environment, providing them with opportunities to achieve personal and professional goals as valued contributors.

At Novavax, we care about our employees and their families – that’s why we offer them access to a variety of programs and resources to help them get and stay healthy. The following list highlights the benefits currently available to all regular full-time employees.

Health and Well-Being

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax-Advantaged Savings Accounts
  • Well-Being Program

Income Security

  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Disability

Work Life

  • Alternative Work Schedule
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off


  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Career Development

  • Professional Development
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Download our benefits summary to learn more.

EEO-AA Policy Statement

Recruiter Information

Becoming An Approved Recruiting Vendor

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 prior to submitting any resume(s) 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 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 service.

If you are a candidate in need of assistance or an accommodation in the application process, please contact hr@novavax.com.

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