AAHI is a Seattle-based non-profit biotech research institution committed to solving fundamental scientific challenges that block accessibility to vaccines and immunotherapies by thinking outside the box. Our organization combines the high-quality science of an academic research organization with the product-development capabilities of a biotech company, including an onsite GMP manufacturing facility, providing expertise from bench to clinic.

Current Openings

Associate / Staff Scientist (Formulations)


Responsible for performing assay development, optimizations, and validations, preparation of blood specimens for ex vivo assays under BSL 2 conditions, and performing a variety of immunological assays. The candidate will also be responsible presenting research and assisting in drafting manuscripts.

The candidate will actively contribute to the implementation and advancement of project plans, strategies, and team decisions and will be the primary driver on multiple projects.

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Associate / Staff Scientist (Product Development)


Responsible for managing and executing formulation development and stability studies, including collecting, analyzing, reviewing, and reporting bulk antigen and drug product characterization data for multiple projects.

The candidate will actively contribute to the implementation and advancement of project plans, strategies, and team decisions and will be the primary driver of development progress on multiple projects.

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Senior Scientist, RNA Vaccine Team


Responsible for broadening the applications of AAHI's RNA platform to a wide range of infectious disease and oncology targets, leading an early development team to create novel vaccine targets.

This position will work closely with science leads and project managers to evaluate, prioritize, track, manage, and communicate internally and externally on critical new strategic vaccine efforts.

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AAHI is an E-Verify Employer

AAHI is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Every applicant will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, disability or genetic information, veteran status, or other protected status. We are committed to inclusion and encourage everyone to bring their full selves to work.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement

AAHI is dedicated to creating an inclusive work environment for everyone and embraces and celebrates the unique experiences, perspectives, and cultural backgrounds that each employee brings to our workplace. We strive to foster an environment where our employees feel respected, valued, and empowered, and our team members are at the forefront in helping us promote and sustain an inclusive workplace.

COVID Guidelines

We are doing everything within our ability and resources to keep you safe. We have implemented the following practices to help ensure, as best as possible, your health and safety here at work:

  • Company-wide vaccine mandate
  • Nightly cleaning of common areas
  • Social Distancing
  • Mask Requirements
  • Allowance for remote work (when possible)
  • Robust sick leave policy
  • Daily on-site health checks
  • Meeting protocols and Team’s options