Science Policy Analyst

American Association of Immunologists (AAI)
Rockville, Maryland
Aug 31, 2020
Oct 05, 2020
Full Time

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.

Experience 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.

Education Required

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in immunology, or a related scientific discipline. Postdoctoral research experience required.

Application Process

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter with resume, including publications, and salary requirements, to FASEB Human Resources at To view a detailed job description, see:

Applications sent directly to AAI will not be accepted.

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.

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AAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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