Jobs at ASHG

ASHG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates of diverse backgrounds. 

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.


Associate Director, Fellowship Programs

ASHG seeks an Associate Director, Fellowship Programs to design, launch, and administer its growing portfolio of graduate-level and post-baccalaureate fellowship programs. The position will manage recruitment and selection processes and design and deliver engaging training experiences and important professional development for early-career professionals interested in gaining skills in genetics/genomics related research and public service: advocacy, public engagement, public policy, scientific review, education, communication, grants management, and administration. The position will have substantial interaction with outside partners and funders and contribute to the fellowships’ integration into the Society’s work plans, vision and values, including its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM. This contract-funded position reports to the ASHG Director, Advancement and Data Strategy.

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Finance & Administration Manager/Controller

Reporting to the CFO, the Finance and Administration Manager/Controller is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the accounting function, budget analysis, and select finance-related administration. S/he ensures timely reconciliation and reporting of all financial statements and preparation of financial analyses of operations, including interim and final financial statements with supporting schedules, for senior leaders and other key stakeholders. Under the guidance of the CFO, the Finance and Administration Manager /Controller is responsible for the company’s financial plans and policies, its accounting practices, the maintenance of its fiscal records, and the preparation of financial reports. The position involves supervision over general accounting and budgetary controls, as well as select financial administration items such as business insurance.

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