The American Association of Immunologists (AAI), a non-profit professional biomedical research association, seeks a motivated and intellectually inquisitive individual to provide scientific expertise to the AAI public affairs program.
Duties include researching, analyzing, and responding to relevant issues affecting biomedical research, the National Institutes of Health, and other federal agencies, as well as assisting with various AAI science policy and advocacy programs and activities. This position supports the Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs, the members of the AAI Committee on Public Affairs, and other AAI staff in developing scientific and policy positions that convey the views, concerns, and interests of the AAI membership. Responsibilities include interacting with federal agency officials and staff, communicating with other professional societies, and writing content for various AAI publications. Local and minimal out-of-town travel, including to the AAI annual meetings, is required.
Candidates must have an interest in science policy; previous policy experience not required but is a plus. Excellent analytical, written, verbal, and organizational skills are necessary to be successful in this position.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in immunology, or a related scientific discipline. Postdoctoral research experience required.
Applications sent directly to AAI will not be accepted.
AAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Additional Salary Information: AAI offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; flexible spending account; 403(b) retirement plan; free parking or transportation subsidy; and generous leave program. AAI is located in Rockville, Maryland, within walking distance of the Metro. AAI is an equal opportunity employer.
About The American Association of Immunologists (AAI)
Our organization is a member of FASEB. FASEB is made up of 30 scientific member societies, representing more than 130,000 researchers from around the world. Our members are scientific societies that share a common vision for the advancement of research and education in biological and biomedical sciences.