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Research Associate, Bioassays

Location: Cambridge, MA

Vaxess Technologies is developing next generation vaccines and therapies based on its proprietary silk technology. MIMIX™ enables sustained intradermal delivery of vaccines and therapeutics to enhance efficacy and simplify administration. We are committed to enabling products that are not only more effective, but also more accessible to patients around the world.

Research & development at Vaxess is cross-disciplinary, integrating biology, chemistry, immunology, materials sciences, and engineering to address important unmet medical needs in vaccines and therapeutics. We are seeking a talented, collaborative, and highly motivated individual with expertise in bioassays to join our core team of scientists and engineers. This is a unique opportunity to be part of an emerging early phase clinical company bringing innovative technology to the global market.


• Perform assays to characterize vaccine antigens and assess their biological function
• Support method development and qualification of bioassays
• Contribute to experimental planning; Analyze data, communicate results, and present work in team meetings
• Collaborate closely with scientists and engineers to advance novel vaccine candidates from research through Phase I/II clinical trials
• Maintain accurate laboratory records and electronic lab notebook entries 


• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Life Sciences with at least 1-2 years of biopharmaceutical industry experience
• Hands-on experience with cell-based assays and immunoassays
• Experience working in a GLP laboratory is a plus
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Committed to working collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team

Vaxess, a venture-backed clinical-stage life sciences company, is building a team of exceptional people to rapidly advance products on the MIMIX platform. We work closely as a team and thrive in a dynamic, exciting, and engaging work environment. We aim to recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status. If you’re interested in joining the Vaxess team, please submit your CV/resume to