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We are always looking for bright minds and passionate people. The Human Immunome Project is a non-profit organization dedicated to decoding the human immune system. Our ambition is to transform how we diagnose, treat, and prevent diseases and find ways to extend and enhance the lives of eight billion people. We’re working with leading research scientists, policy makers, research organizations, pharmaceutical companies, and software engineers to compile the biggest dataset of biomedicine at a population scale. We will use this data to create the first AI model of the human immune system, which will help us speed up the testing process and make the development of vaccines and treatments faster, cheaper and more effective.

We are looking forward to your application!


Open Position: Director of Development

Location: Remote
Salary Range: $110,000 – $130,000

The Director of Development reports directly to the CEO and is responsible for establishing and leading the execution of HIP’s development strategy.

The primary responsibilities of this role will be to:

  • Design and develop a high impact development strategy and cultivate prospects for the purpose of converting them into HIP donors. 
  • Identify promising funding sources with the capacity, passion, and vision to support HIP.
  • Secure major gifts from diverse public and private sources, including high-net-worth individuals, foundations, and governments.
  • Inform, engage, and develop these funding sources successfully as enabling financial supporters of the project.
  • Build credibility, transparency, and trust within the broader funding community to develop future, potential funders of HIP.
  • Manage donor relationships.
  • Maintain a well-documented portfolio with all associated administrative duties, such as activity tracking.
  • Accompany the CEO and others in meetings with donors, as appropriate.

The Human Immunome Project has substantial potential for revenue generation via its world-class network, and this is an excellent opportunity for a driven individual to make a major impact on both the organization as well as the future of scientific inquiry.

In the future, the role may be responsible for building and leading a development team, but for now it will be an individual contributor role focused upon very well-defined financial development deliverables on behalf of HIP collaborating with outside consultants.

The position requires a confident, credible, inquisitive, communicative, successful and experienced development professional. The individual considered must demonstrate the confidence and personal demeanor that exude character, strategic acumen, humility, competence, and candor derived from notable achievement.

Markers of the Director’s success include:

  • Raising the funding necessary for HIP to fully execute on the plan according to the project steps outlined. They place a high value on building relationships with donors and to continually keeping them informed as to progress and project impact.
  • Solidifying themselves as an integral, high-impact member of HIP’s leadership team.
  • Providing significant input into overall strategic decisions at HIP.

In summary, the Director is part of a small, highly-committed team that successfully executes on the opportunity to harness the human immune system to enable people to live much healthier—and longer—lives.

The Successful Candidate


  • An undergraduate degree.
  • A minimum of 8 years of development/fundraising experience including closure of 6-figure gifts from high-net-worth individuals, from venture capital or early-stage funding entities, or other forms of high risk/high impact funders.
  • Proven experience as a leader/influencer of a successful, innovative initiative where entrepreneurial drive and an inherent sense of urgency are demonstrated.
  • Experience as a senior, contributing member of the leadership team of an organization with a successful fundraising track record.
  • A professional track record of experiences and successes that sparks interest and connection among target donors.
  • Experience in working with board members and/or volunteers in fundraising.


  • Communicate breakthrough ideas and their impact on people based upon research and discovery.
  • Convey effectively the enormity of HIP’s vision along with its potential payoff for humankind.
  • Use available resources to identify and research prospects who have a potential interest in HIP.
  • Develop prospect strategies and the steps, both internal and external, that will lead to a successful outcome.
  • Prepare the CEO and others for activities and conversations to advance prospect relationships.
  • Ability to record and track multiple prospect initiatives accurately and thoughtfully.


  • An executive presence and credibility that extends well beyond their functional skill set.
  • Shows a natural interest in scientific research and discovery.
  • Operates with a sense of partnership and is able to quickly become part of an evolving team. Serves as an active participant in the senior team and able to contribute to the formulation of strategy.
  • Sets a high bar for performance and models positive, winning behavior for all to see.
  • Places a high value on building trusting and transparent relationships both internally and externally.
  • Has the confidence and perspective to serve as a solid sounding board and business partner to balance HIP’s leadership team.

We believe our programs are strengthened when they are developed and supported by individuals with diverse life experiences, whose understanding of social and cultural issues can help make our work and workforce more inclusive. We encourage people of all racial, economic, social, cultural, sexual orientation, and gender expressions to apply. As such, our commitment is to promote equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all applicants seeking employment. People of color, women, LGBTQI+ people, people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter and your resume to


Open Position: Alliance Engagement Intern

Location: Remote, can be based anywhere in the Netherlands or Europe
Salary Range: Competitive 

The Alliance Engagement Intern will support HIP’s communications, outreach and advocacy, resource mobilization, and relationship management in Europe. 

About the Human Immunome Project:

The Human Immunome Project (HIP) is a small, dynamic, and ambitious global non-profit organization moving full-speed-ahead on our mission to accelerate the development of vaccines and immunotherapies by catalyzing the creation of the first AI models of the immune system. The immune system is at the core of our ability to adaptively respond to an ever changing and evolving world of disease threats. By decoding the human immune system, we can empower scientists to design more effective vaccines and immunotherapies for an almost limitless range of diseases — potentially transforming public health in the 21st century.

We’re looking for an intern to support HIP’s fundraising and advocacy efforts with governments and philanthropic actors across Europe and internationally as detailed in HIP’s strategic plan. HIP has locations that are based in US and Netherlands.

What You’ll Do:

During 2023, the Human Immunome Project (HIP) will develop its Strategic Plan. We are looking for a dynamic, energetic intern who is eager to contribute to several components of the plan,  including communications, outreach and advocacy, resource mobilization, and relationship management and follow up. You will be working closely with our team to conduct research, capture data, support the organization of several workshops and expert meetings, and attend and follow up on meetings where you will be asked to take minutes.

To be successful, you should be proactive, flexible, and willing to help with any tasks assigned by a supervisor. You will be involved in upcoming projects as well as assisting with current activities and campaigns.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitating engagement with leading government, NGO, academic, and policy leaders in the fields of health and science.
  • Attending meetings with key stakeholders and taking minutes.
  • Following up on meetings by drafting letters, emails, proposals, and other communications
  • Preparing Gantt charts and other project management tools to effectively plan, do, check and adapt (PDCA).
  • Updating social media platforms and writing copy for posts.
  • Creating images and other assets for social media and other communications channels.
  • Performing research at a supervisor’s request.
  • Fulfilling additional tasks set out by supervisors across departments.

You Are:

  • A final year student or recent graduate.
  • Experienced in international environments, having collaborated with people from multiple countries and cultures.
  • Confident engaged with stakeholders at different levels of the organization and have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proactive, detail-oriented, and able to work independently
  • An excellent verbal and written communicator
  • Fluent in English. Additional languages are a plus.
  • Available for the internship (May start) with a minimum commitment of 5-6 months.
  • Eager to learn and work with various departments in the organization.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Proficient in project management tools
  • Able to multitask and cope well under pressure.

We Offer:

This is your chance to join our mission focused organization, and be a part of an enthusiastic, highly-motivated team. Additionally, you can expect:

  • A fast-paced work environment with a goal of changing lives around the world.
  • A diverse team, spanning many nationalities, lived experiences, and areas of expertise.
  • An entrepreneurial environment, encouraging everyone to take initiative and actively contribute.
  • A remote work environment.

How to Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and your CV to