Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)
Washington, DC

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA;, a national medical association representing more than 10,000 physicians/scientists with a highly-respected voice in infectious diseases policy and advocacy, clinical and scientific affairs is seeking an exceptional candidate to serve as Director of Government Relations. The successful candidate will have five years of solid legislative and health policy experience. He/she will develop and execute strategies to promote positions related to appropriations for federal health agencies, strengthening the ID physician workforce, the development of drugs/diagnostics/vaccines,  public health and bioemergency preparedness, and biomedical research through message development and direct and grassroots lobbying. Must be detail-oriented and a self-starter. Exceptional analytical and communication skills are required. See Position Description at: We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package (medical, dental, 401K, etc.) and a friendly, exciting, professional work environment. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and salary history to HR@idsociety.

IDSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Posted: February 20, 2017