Jobs at ASHG

ASHG is a dynamic professional community of human genetics researchers, clinicians, and other specialists who work at the leading edge of discovery, generating new genetic knowledge and translating it rapidly to improve human health and well-being. A non-profit founded in 1948, ASHG has nearly 8,000 members worldwide; hosts as many as 9,000 attendees annually at the world’s largest genetics and genomics meeting; publishes one of the field’s most respected journals; and undertakes a growing array of public outreach, education, policy, and advocacy programs throughout the year. ASHG offices are in Rockville, Maryland, near White Flint Metro in a new office space with free parking, on-site fitness facility, and cafe. We offer a work environment with a great mission, collegial team, and professional trust and respect. We offer a competitive salaries and excellent benefits. ASHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please see our current openings below.


Membership Engagement Specialist

ASHG is seeking a Membership Engagement Specialist to help the Society strengthen its role as the premier membership society in genetics and genomics research, creating engagement opportunities for members; developing and managing strategies that deliver value to members; and overall member stewardship. This position will oversee all areas of member relations and engagement, and will work collaboratively with all areas of the association.

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Associate Director, Annual Meeting

ASHG is seeking an Associate Director, Annual Meeting, a new position that will oversee Annual Meeting scientific content and operations including Program Committee activity, contract negotiations, logistical planning and coordination, vendor management, and Annual Meeting budgeting. Working closely with the Chief Operating Officer, the Associate Director, will work across departments to ensure the event remains the premier meeting for this community and help realize its next phase of growth in scientific leadership and attendance. The Associate Director will develop and manage strategies that deliver value, engagement and professional development learning environments to meeting attendees, coordinating with colleagues in all ASHG departments.

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Internship opportunities for summer 2019 are closed. Please check back for future opportunities.


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