OFFICES IN Washington D.C. & New Delhi

Center For Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy

Working at CDDEP

CDDEP seeks to provide a pleasant and supportive work environment for all employees and offers a competitive range of benefits. We encourage close collaboration and open communication among all staff members, and actively mentor employees to nurture their best performance.


CDDEP is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting a diverse workplace. It is our policy to recruit, hire, and provide opportunities for advancement in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability. CDDEP enforces a strict non-smoking and drug-free workplace policy. We offer a competitive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, retirement, partial tuition reimbursement, and accumulated medical and annual leave.


Open positions are posted regularly on the CDDEP website and advertised online and in appropriate outlets. Standing staff recruiting committees oversee hiring of management and senior research positions. Because of recruiting volume, we regret that we will only accept applications for positions that are currently open and only those applicants that are selected for further discussions will be contacted.



Research Analyst, New Delhi, India

CDDEP seeks an energetic individual to provide research support to its staff. The position will be remote (work from home) full-time temporarily and will be based in New Delhi in the future. The Research Analyst will work closely with the India and United States teams of epidemiologists, disease modelers, and economists to provide research support for (i) health and development economics projects around vaccination, public health financing, and antibiotic consumption and, (ii) labor economics projects studying gender discrimination, employment and productivity outcomes in firms. Research-related tasks will include literature reviews, data cleaning and analysis, and manuscript preparation along with some grant and administrative support. The supervisor may assign other tasks as needed.


We seek applicants with backgrounds in statistics or economics (health economics preferred) for this position. Candidates must have MA/MS from a highly qualified institution, and knowledge of health and labor economics is preferred. We especially seek candidates with good quantitative skills, analytical reasoning, knowledge of economic analysis methods, and technical writing skills. Experience with statistical programming using R/STATA is required and programming experience in other languages including C/C++, SQL, or Python is a plus. More information.

Research Analyst (Epidemiology), Silver Spring, MD

We seek applicants with backgrounds in global/public health, epidemiology, economics, molecular biology, computer science and/or natural sciences to work as part of our research teams. Candidates must have BA/BS, although an MA/MS/MPH is preferred. We especially seek individuals with knowledge of epidemiology and good analytical reasoning and technical writing skills. Experience with statistical programming using R/STATA is necessary and programming experience in other languages including C/C++, SQL, or python is a plus. Applicants must be well organized, attentive to detail, and able to work independently. More information.

Post-Doctoral Researcher

CDDEP invites applications for a Post Doctoral Researcher to collaborate on a CDC-funded project modeling transmission of multidrug-resistant organisms in healthcare settings. Applications will be accepted for a two-year position. Collaborators on this project include Eili Klein (CDDEP and Johns Hopkins) and Ramanan Laxminarayan (CDDEP and Princeton). The successful candidate would have considerable flexibility in defining specific research avenues within the broad boundaries described above. Applicants should have a PhD with experience in disease modeling, economic modeling, individual-based modeling, compartmental modeling, network modeling, and/or data analytics.. CDDEP is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary package. More information.