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Novavax Overview
Gaithersburg, MD
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public (NVAX)
Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
$25 to $50 million (USD) per year

Novavax – Why Work For Us?

Novavax, Inc. is a clinical-stage vaccine company committed to delivering novel products to prevent a broad range of infectious diseases. Our recombinant nanoparticles and Matrix-M™ adjuvant technology are the foundation for groundbreaking innovation that improves global health through safe and effective vaccines.

Product Pipeline

Our product pipeline targets a variety of infectious diseases with vaccine candidates currently in clinical development for respiratory syncytial virus ("RSV"), seasonal influenza, pandemic influenza, and Ebola virus ("EBOV"). We have additional preclinical-stage programs for a variety of infectious diseases.

Corporate Overview

Novavax is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland with additional facilities in Rockville, Maryland and Uppsala, Sweden. Novavax is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol NVAX and is dedicated to developing novel vaccines to address infectious disease.

Are you ready to work for one of Washington’s Top Workplaces? 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.

Novavax is a fast-paced company that provides employees with opportunities for professional growth, as well as the flexibility to achieve a balance between work and personal life. The company was recently awarded a spot on the Washington Post's list of top workplaces and was selected for this honor due solely to positive feedback about our work environment from our highly talented and highly engaged workforce.

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.

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 is proud to offer our benefit plans to our employees and their families. We have designed our plans to be comprehensive, competitive, and cost-effective. Some benefits require contributions from the employee, but many are fully paid by Novavax. The following list highlights the benefits currently available to full-time employees.

  • Medical Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Care Insurance
  • Short-term Disability
  • Long-term Disability
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical & Dependent Care Expenses
  • Life Insurance with AD&D Coverage
  • Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance for Employee, Spouse & Children
  • Stock Options
  • Vacation Time
  • Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Referral Program

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    Great working environment, awesome colleagues, management is amazing. Benefits rocked!


    None, this is an awesome place to work!

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Novavax (Gaithersburg, MD) in April 2017.


    an hour thirty minutes interview; hr took thirty minutes, scientist took thirty minutes. basically there was excess time left, and the scientist knew what she was looking for as she pooled the resumes herself.

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