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VP of R&D for MigVax Job Description

MigVax is developing an oral subunit vaccine for COVID-19.

The VP of R&D role will oversee and supervise all of the scientific activities of MigVax. Their responsibilities include:


  • Manage the day-to-day R&D, manufacturing and quality processes of our company

  • Oversee manufacturing collaboration among facilities

  • Assay establishment, qualification and quality control, with relevant documentation

  • Regulatory documentation and regulatory submission support

  • Support pre-clinical and clinical development of the vaccine. These may include support of collaborations worldwide, conducting science and bench work within and outside of the company 

  • Potential integration of new technologies and supporting Company innovation, within the company, or through collaborations.


The VP of R&D will be responsible for recruiting and building the required teams as well as directing R&D activities of the Company. 


The VP of R&D will be responsible for budgets, timelines and reporting to management and Board.  A “Hybrid” job – Currently 2-3 days a week are needed to be present at Migal labs (Kirayt Shmona) and the rest from home.



  1. PhD in Immunology or related field

  2. 7-10 years of Pharmaceutical industry experience, including management roles

  3. Specific proved experience in protein development from R&D to licensed product

  4. Experience in vaccine or drug development 

  5. Excellent problem-solver and ability to work with various unknowns

  6. Team leader as well as team player

  7. Able to perform in both local and global environments


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