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.
Career Development Coordinator
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) seeks a Career Development Coordinator to help the Society strive to advance human genetics and genomics research, education, and advocacy. This position will provide administrative and logistical support for educational programming and functional activities. This includes coordinating workshops, webinars, committee and work group meetings, application processes, etc. This position will work collaboratively with all areas of the association including meetings, marketing, communications, advocacy, IT, and membership. The position will report to and work closely with the Associate Director, Career Development Programs.
Membership Engagement Coordinator
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) seeks a Membership Engagement Coordinator to help the Society strengthen its role as the premier membership society in genetics and genomics research, creating engagement opportunities for members; This position will assist with all areas of member relations and engagement, including planning events at ASHG’s annual meeting, development of year-round membership activity including online engagement, and periodic committee meetings. This position will work collaboratively with all areas of the association including meetings, marketing, communications, advocacy, IT, and career development. The position will report to and work closely with the Sr. Director of Membership and Career Development.
Senior Specialist, Marketing & Member Communications
The ASHG Senior Specialist, Marketing & Member Communications supports Society efforts to market its high-value programs and assists with Society efforts to communicate with its field- and public-facing audiences. Promotes the value of ASHG programming for human genetics and genomics researchers and other members of the scientific community (including ASHG’s Annual Meeting, membership, journals, digital programs, advocacy, career development, and related programs) and the value of being a part of the community. Organizationally, he/she works cooperatively with a strong and collaborative team and other departments.
Internship opportunities for summer 2019 are closed. Please check back for future opportunities.