Employment at New England Biolabs (NEB) offers a challenging and creative work environment in a state-of-the-art research and production facility, with a team of exceptional scientists and professional staff. With our world headquarters in Ipswich, MA, and subsidiaries and distributors in 34 countries, NEB leads the industry in the discovery and production of enzymes for molecular biology applications. Our reagents have a worldwide reputation for setting the highest standards for quality and value.

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The NEB culture emphasizes personal and professional growth through creativity, teamwork, respect and responsibility, while maintaining a casual campus-like working environment. Our diverse and talented team of scientists enjoy a collaborative research environment with much of the freedom and intellectual challenge of academia. Our unique corporate philosophy encourages dialogue and innovation. In addition, NEB has always been an environmentally and socially responsible company.

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About NEB Benefits

NEB provides full-time employees with an exceptional benefits package that includes health, dental, disability, life insurance, retirement benefits and paid time off.

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Employee health and wellness is our priority. As such, we provide employees with Blue Cross Blue Shield’s PPO and Delta Dental’s Premier Plan at a nominal cost to the employee. In addition to these benefits, NEB also administers a Flexible Spending Plan that allows employees to set aside pre-tax money for designated childcare and medical expenses. 

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NEB offers employees a vision plan which provides comprehensive coverage, including exams, frames, lenses and contact lenses, both for themselves and dependents.

Careers_Benefits_Icons_3_life_insurance Disability and Life Insurance

The security of knowing that you and your family are protected during difficult times is important. As part of our benefits package, NEB provides employees with short- and long-term disability insurance, as well as life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment coverage.

Careers_Benefits_Icons_10_paternal_leave Paid Parental Leave

Paid Parental Leave is offered for the birth or adoption of a child. Birth parents receive up to twelve weeks of leave paid at 100% to recover from childbirth. Additionally, all parents receive four weeks of leave paid at 100% to bond with their newborn child.

Careers_Benefits_Icons_4_long_term_care Long-Term Care

NEB provides employees with a base long-term care insurance benefit, and the ability to purchase additional coverage for themselves and family members.

Careers_Benefits_Icons_5_retirement Retirement Planning

NEB administers a 401k Plan and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan. NEB matches up to 10% of your eligible compensation to your 401k. These plans provide employees with a diverse and comprehensive approach to retirement planning.

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All full time employees begin their career at NEB with 15 paid vacation days, 3 paid personal days, 13 paid holidays and 1 paid community service day.

Careers_Benefits_Icons_7_professional_development Professional Development

NEB values continuing education and professional development. All employees are encouraged to take advantage of our in-house weekly seminar series and to attend external seminars, conferences or meetings that pertain to their work. These opportunities, combined with our tuition reimbursement program, provide access to ongoing basic and applied learning.

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NEB values employee health and wellness and provides resources to stay healthy, including gym access, virtual and on-site fitness classes, meditation, telehealth, and employee assistance programs.







Frequently Asked Questions

Below you will find questions related to employment opportunities, the application and hiring process. If you have questions that are not addressed here, please feel free to contact us at




Searching for Opportunities

Q: Are all New England Biolabs employment opportunities listed on this site?

A: Yes, all current opportunities at New England Biolabs can be found on this site.

Q: I searched your site but didn’t see the right position for me. Should I submit a resume/CV anyway?

A: If you do not see a role that matches your interests or current qualifications, access the “Get Connected” page to attach a resume to be considered for future opportunities.

Q: What is the best way to apply for a position at New England Biolabs?

A: We strongly recommend that you apply using our online application system for positions that interest you.

Q: May I mail or fax my resume/CV to New England Biolabs?

A: We strongly encourage you to take advantage of the many benefits of applying online. However, if you don’t have access to a computer and would like to send your resume/CV via direct mail, please use the following address:

Human Resources
New England Biolabs
240 County Road Ipswich, MA 01938

The Hiring Process

Q: I applied for an available position – what happens next?

A: When you apply on-line for a specific position, you will receive an acknowledgment via email, and your information immediately becomes available to our Human Resources Department.. Qualified candidates are contacted by Human Resources and invited to interview.

Q: If I am invited for an interview, what can I expect?

A: New England Biolabs adheres to a collaborative and deliberate interview process. All available positions have an interview team that consists of at least 5 members. This team will assess your technical and scientific achievements as well as those unique benefits you would bring to the position.Candidates applying for Research and Development Scientist positions are expected to present a seminar while other candidates may be asked to provide samples of their work. We often conduct two rounds of interviews for each position. After each round, the interview team meets to discuss candidates and assess qualifications.

Contacting New England Biolabs

Q: I’m interested in working at New England Biolabs. Can I speak with or email the appropriate hiring manager or Human Resources?

A: Unfortunately, we cannot respond to each applicant individually. We strongly encourage you to take advantage of the benefits of applying on-line for positions that interest you.

Q: I have specific questions not answered in this FAQ section. How do I contact New England Biolabs?

A: Please email your questions to and we’d be happy to help. Please note: We are not able to process resumes/CVs submitted through this email address. If you would like to submit your resume/CV, please apply online instead.




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