Careers


Avenir Health is dedicated to enhancing social and economic development in the fields of HIV/AIDS, family planning and reproductive health, child survival and infectious diseases. We do this by providing tools and technical assistance in policy, planning, modeling, resource allocation and evaluation. Much of our work uses computer modeling to examine the impact of interventions, including new technologies, in averting new infections, deaths or unplanned pregnancies.

Avenir Health offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. We are accepting applications for the following positions:

Senior Associate


Updated 2/2018

Avenir Health is seeking to hire a Senior Associate with strong quantitative skills to contribute to costing, modeling, and planning activities that support international donors and national programs.

Duties include:

  • Supporting the development and application of analytical frameworks and quantitative tools for prioritization of health interventions
  • Contributing to development and application of simulation models for new health technologies
  • Analyzing impact, cost, and cost-effectiveness of programs.
  • Carrying out literature review and extraction of relevant impact and cost data
  • Supporting design of health costing guidelines
  • Contributing to writing of reports and peer-reviewed journal articles

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • A relevant post-graduate degree (MPH, etc.) in public health, economics or other social sciences, or a health-related field
  • Five years’ experience in international public health
  • Experience in and knowledge of developing country family planning programs
  • Detail-oriented with excellent quantitative skills
  • Expertise with Excel
  • Excellent communication (email, presentation, writing) skills
  • Knowledge of developing country population and health issues.
  • Ability to work successfully across a wide range of teams and projects and with people of diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to travel to developing countries as needed (10 -40% of time), and ability to work well with developing country counterparts and support capacity building
  • Proficiency in a second language (French, Spanish, or Portuguese) a plus
  • Experience/knowledge/understanding of HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment interventions a plus
  • Experience/knowledge/understanding of social and behavior change interventions a plus

The position is based in Washington DC, USA

Avenir Health offers excellent compensation and a competitive benefits package.

Qualified candidates should email cover letter and resume to: resumes@avenirhealth.org

Programmer/Developer


Updated 1/2018

Avenir Health has an immediate opportunity for a full time entry level programmer. Programmer will be required to develop, maintain and support computer modeling applications for use in the international public health field. Programmer will work closely with senior research and programming staff to translate analytical health models into user friendly application tools. Target environments include desktop, web and mobile using Embarcadero Delphi, JavaScript and supporting libraries. Individual should possess BA/BS Computer Science/Math or related degree, team-player attitude, and strong incentive to learn in a small company environment.

Qualified candidates should email cover letter and resume to: resumes@avenirhealth.org Attn: Bob McKinnon

Health Analysis and Modeling


Updated 1/2018

We are seeking a health specialist with strong quantitative skills to contribute to policy analysis and planning activities that support international donors and national programs in HIV, reproductive health and child survival. The ideal candidate will have experience in analysis of DHS data sets, simulation modeling and statistics. Responsibilities include contributing to project teams on activities including developing and applying simulation models, analyzing survey data, projections of future consequences, analysis of impact, cost and cost-effectiveness of programs. We are particularly interested in candidates who can conduct a variety of quantitative tasks, including computer modeling, simulation, and complex analyses. The position will require international travel and the ability to work well with developing country counterparts and support capacity building. Candidates should have a relevant post-graduate degree (PhD, MPH, etc.) or equivalent experience in international public health. Proficiency in a second language is a plus. The position is located in Glastonbury, CT, USA.

Qualified candidates should email cover letter and resume to: resumes@avenirhealth.org

SENIOR STATISTICIAN AND MODELER sought by Avenir Health, Inc. in Glastonbury, CT


Updated 2/2018

Duties: Provide analytic biostatistical research in the field of infectious diseases. Research, design, develop, maintain, and apply simulation models in the fields of infectious diseases (including HIV), family planning, child survival and safe motherhood. Responsible for data analysis, projections of future consequences, analysis of impact, cost and cost-effectiveness of programs. Provide technical assistance to counterparts in international development organizations and national governments to support planning, resource allocation and costing.

Send resume to: Linda Mielauskas, 655 Winding Brook Dr., Glastonbury, CT 06033.

Requirements: Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Biostatistics or a related field, plus three (3) years of experience as a Statistician and Modeler, Post-Doctoral Fellow or related occupation in the field of infectious diseases, including conducting research in biostatistics including developing methods for HIV incidence estimation and biostatistics data analysis; performing statistical analyses, surface smoothing, clinical trials, and HIV modeling; designing and developing incidence estimation methods and model selection; and developing mathematical and statistical models for HIV incidence estimation.