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 – Applied Math / Computational Sciences

We seek a full-time Research Scientist to join IDM’s Applied Math team, which aims to develop algorithms and workflows that increase the usability, capability, and efficiency of the end-to-end modeling process. The Research Scientist will conduct novel and translational research to support the use of data and models in making better decisions regarding health and development. In addition to algorithm development, the scientist will apply and refine these methods in partnership with programmatic teams within IDM and beyond. Successful applicants will command a deep and diverse technical knowledge of applied mathematics, computer science, and statistics.


Software Test Engineer (SDET/STE)

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 scientists and software developers to manually test new features and develop automated tests of IDM’s infectious diseasemodels. This individual will help support scientific research teams’ adoption of software development practices. This work will ensure that IDM’s scientists can focus on the scientific challenges of disease modeling, with a high level of confidence in the quality of their underlying software. This will require automation ofstatistical tests, collaboration with scientific professionals, and manual exploratory testing. This position reports to the Software Test Manager – IDM.



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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.