Work at Aeras

We are a dedicated and passionate team of individuals driven by our mission to eliminate the suffering and death caused by tuberculosis.

We are always on the lookout for talented individuals eager to work with us. To succeed in achieving our mission we seek individuals who are innovative, deal well with multiple priorities and can work in a diverse, multi-cultural environment. Employees describe working at Aeras as “dynamic and challenging” and “a fun place to be where people are dedicated and supportive.”

We strive for our employees to have meaningful work, be part of a worthy cause, develop in their careers, be recognized for accomplishments and establish rewarding relationships. We promote engagement at Aeras through:

  • Leadership development
  • Regular town hall meetings
  • Journal Club presentations
  • Social events
  • Community service opportunities
  • Wellness workshops
  • Recognition through awards

A Message to Recruiters:
While Aeras does occasionally engage outside recruiting firms to support our search efforts, we only work with agencies on our preferred vendor list. Candidates from agencies that do not go through Human Resources and do not have a signed agreement with us will not be considered, and representatives from these agencies should not expect to receive any form of payment for services.

Aeras provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Core Values


Current Openings

Office Operations Manager, South Africa

Are you a proficient multi-tasker who thrives on learning new skills? Do you enjoy the challenge of working on projects that no one else has tackled? Are you good at energizing groups? If you are attracted to the public health domain, are able to navigate change well, and like to put processes in place to improve operating efficiency, we would like to consider you for our Office Manager role.

Executive Assistant

The incumbent will be the primary person responsible for providing administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer. This is a single incumbent position that requires a high degree of integrity in handling sensitive and confidential issues combined with sound judgment, good problem-solving, and a professional demeanor.

Senior Manager/Associate Director, Strategic Sourcing & Purchasing

The Senior Manager/Associate Director of Strategic Sourcing & Purchasing is responsible for overseeing the contracting and purchasing of goods and services used by Aeras.

Research Scientist, Pre-Clinical

This position supports the preclinical translational development of anti-tuberculosis vaccine candidates. The candidate will interact with multidisciplinary internal and external teams and will be responsible for the scientific management of the program.

Director, External Affairs

The Director, External Affairs position offers the opportunity to interact with employees at all levels throughout our organization. You will also have the opportunity to broaden your skills and gain experience working within a dynamic organization. If you learn quickly, are adaptable to change, and are eager to take on challenges, this may be the right opportunity for you.