The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today’s most challenging problems. Pew applies a rigorous, analytical approach to improve public policy, inform the public and invigorate civic life.
We are an independent nonprofit organization – the sole beneficiary of seven individual trusts established between 1948 and 1979 by two sons and two daughters of Sun Oil Company founder Joseph N. Pew and his wife, Mary Anderson Pew.
Our work lays the foundation for effective policy solutions by informing and engaging citizens, linking diverse interests to pursue common cause and insisting on tangible results. Our projects encourage efficient, responsive governments – at the local, state, national and international levels – serving the public interests.
With offices in Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Australia, Brussels, and London, and with additional staff in other regions of the United States and around the globe, Pew provides an exciting learning environment and the opportunity to work with highly talented individuals. We are a dynamic, rapidly evolving organization that values creativity and innovative thinking and fosters strong teamwork with mutual respect.
The antibiotic resistance project works to combat antibiotic resistance by developing and advancing research and policy to spur the innovation of new antibiotics and to reduce the use of antibiotics in people and in food animal production.
The officer, based in Pew’s Washington, DC, office, will inform and influence public policy by leading the project’s scientific work related to spurring antibiotic discovery and development.
Reporting to the Manager, Antibiotic Resistance Project (Innovation) the officer will work closely with all members of the antibiotic resistance project team as well as other Pew colleagues in communications, research, government relations and other areas. The officer will help to coach and mentor junior staff, but will not directly supervise staff. The position has a set time frame that could be extended based on the success of the program, funding sources, and board decisions on continued support.
Under the direction and guidance of the manager:
This position is expected to include occasional overnight travel for meetings and conferences.
Compensation and Benefits:
As this is a full-time position, we offer a competitive salary and complete benefit program, including: comprehensive, affordable health care through medical, dental and vision coverage; financial security with life and disability insurance; opportunities to save using health savings and flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits to help prepare for the future; and work/life benefits to help you maintain a good balance.
The Pew Charitable Trusts is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Pew considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, sex, ethnicity, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or gender identity, military/veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.