We're always seeking extraordinary and creative individuals to tackle the challenging research problems in global health. The Institute for Disease Modeling (IDM) is a highly dynamic organization with a work environment that is defined by innovation and collaboration. Our research and software teams are made up of a diverse and talented group of individuals attacking the complex problems found within global health to improve the world we live in. As part of Intellectual Ventures Global Good initiative, IDM is committed to improving and saving lives in developing countries through the use of quantitative analysis.


Research Scientist or Research Statistician – Data, Dynamics, and Analytics

We seek a research scientist or research statistician to join the IDM Data, Dynamics, and Analytics team. The researcher will be focused on applying modern data science, machine-learning, and statistical techniques to a wide-range of data sources including infectious disease data, household survey data, genomes, etc.

Modeling Analyst – VPD

We seek a full-time Modeling Analyst to work as part of the IDM global development research team to collaborate on the development, refinement, and application of sophisticated infectious disease models for epidemiological research and eradication-campaign planning, focusing primarily on measles. The analyst will work closely with scientists on the team to design and execute model-based experiments that investigate pressing questions in disease control and eradication policy.

Research Analyst – healthcare delivery

We seek a full-time Research Analyst to work as part of the IDM analysis and model usage center and to gather, analyze, and model data about healthcare delivery in countries with a high burden of communicable diseases.


Software Test Engineer (SDET/STE) - Data Services

IDM is a seeking Test Engineer that will work on testing and developing the high-performance computing pipeline for infectious disease modeling. This pipeline includes a database layer for storing simulation data and configurations, a web service layer for creating and monitoring groups of simulations, and a web UI layer for letting scientists see the status and results of their modeling work.

Software Test Engineer (SDET/STE) - Computational models

IDM is seeking a software development engineer in test (SDET) to bring their passion for software quality to bear on the challenges of infectious disease eradication. The SDET will work closely with epidemiological scientists and software developers to manually test new features and develop automated tests to validate IDM’s infectious disease model.

Senior Research Software Engineer—UI

IDM is seeking a Senior Research Software Engineer for userx interface and design who will work on an elite team of software developers along with testers and researchers at IDM tasked with developing software tools for all stages of the disease modeling pipeline.

System Administrator and Application Support

IDM seeks a System Administrator and Desktop Support Engineer who will help support our entire computing platform, focusing on the desktop computing environment for an elite team of software developers, testers, and researchers as they are tasked with advanced scientific investigation at the Institute for Disease Modeling.

Software Engineer – Modeling

IDM is looking for a Software Engineer to work on a team with software developers at the Institute for Disease Modeling tasked with developing software tools for all phases of disease modeling and all stages of the modeling pipeline. Central to this pipeline are IDM’s models of infectious disease transmission which simulate disease dynamics over a wide range of detail in different dimensions.


Postdoctoral Research Scientist—Data, Dynamics, and Analytics

We seek a postdoctoral research scientist to join the IDM Data, Dynamics, and Analytics team for a 2-3 year period. The researcher will be focused on investigating genomic data collected from the spread of infectious diseases. Importantly, the research aims to better understand how genomic data can inform operational decision-making in elimination settings, disease transmission modeling, and developing surveillance strategies during outbreaks and intervention programs.

Postdoctoral Research Scientist – HIV Modeling

We seek a postdoctoral researcher to join the IDM HIV modeling team for a three-year term. The researcher will collaborate on the development, refinement, and utilization of a sophisticated epidemiological model of HIV transmission; analyze epidemiologically- and policy-relevant data sets; and help to identify critical knowledge gaps.



For more information about IDM’s Summer Internship Program email recruiting@idmod.org.

IDM partners with selected universities, NGOs, government ministries, and other research and public health institutions focused on researching new ways to understand and combat diseases both locally and globally. If you are interested in learning more about collaborating with us, please contact recruiting@idmod.org.