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.
Aeras is a 150 person, $50 million “product development partnership” organization, funded jointly by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, bio-pharmaceutical companies, and various governments around the world. We are focused on the design and development of new tuberculosis vaccines globally. This position is a great opportunity to apply your experience and training to challenging, multi-disciplinary projects with real implications for global health.
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.
If you would enjoy applying your clinical medical judgment in service of the global effort to develop vaccines to prevent tuberculosis, are adaptable to change, would look forward to working within a team environment, and are eager to take on challenges, this may be a good opportunity for you.
Would you like to be a part of a dynamic, not-for-profit organization dedicated to a critical public health mission? Do you enjoy working in small teams, tackling a variety of responsibilities, and making a difference in peoples’ lives?