Technical Medical Writer
Novavax - Maryland

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Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company creating novel vaccines to address a broad range of infectious diseases worldwide. Using innovative virus-like particle (VLP) and recombinant nanoparticle technology, as well as new and efficient manufacturing approaches, the company produces potent vaccine candidates to combat diseases, with the goal of allowing countries to better prepare for and more effectively respond to rapidly spreading infections. Novavax is committed to using its technology platforms to create geographic-specific vaccine solutions and is therefore involved in several international partnerships, including collaborations with Cadila Pharmaceuticals of India and LG Life Sciences of Korea. Together, these companies have worldwide commercialization capacity and the global reach to create real and lasting change in the biopharmaceutical field.

We are seeking a technical writer to join our Immunology group in Rockville, MD. A qualified individual would report to preclinical manager.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Work directly with preclinical team in preparation of reports and scientifically valid regulatory documents.
Write SOPs. Compile/analyze data and prepare data presentations.
Prepares and reviews technical documents for assay development, optimization and validation.
Participate in preclinical team meetings to provide input regarding deliverables, timelines, and processes needed.
Route documents for approval.
Work independently with minimal supervision.
Update progress weekly.

Minimum requirements:

Ph.D, or M.S or B.S. in related science such as Immunology, Biology or Biochemistry,
B.S. requires 5-6 years, M.S. requires 3-5 years and Ph.D requires 1-2 years of previous Medical writer experience
Excellent medical writing ability with high scientific accuracy
Well versed in use of communication points
Familiarity with ICH guidelines and the AMA Manual of Style, 10th edition is a plus
Excellent teamwork and communication skills required
Good computer skills

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

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

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