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:


Updated 08/2022


Avenir Health has an immediate opportunity for a full-time entry or intermediate level web application developer. 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 web application tools. This position is primarily client-side development although server-side tasks will be involved.

Individual should possess BA/BS Computer Science/Math or related degree, team-player attitude, and strong incentive to learn in a small company environment. Experience with JavaScript, React, Material-UI or Python a plus.

Qualified candidates should email cover letter and resume to: Attn: Bob McKinnon

Senior Associate

Updated 10/2021


Avenir Health, a global health organization that works to enhance social and economic development, 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 economic 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. A PhD in any of the fields above would be a plus.
  • Five years’ experience in international public health
  • 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 ABC/M (Activity-Based Costing for Management) and TDABC (Time-Driven Activity-Based costing) a plus

The position is likely to be based in Washington DC, USA.

Qualified candidates should email cover letter and resume to: