There has never been a more exciting time to join IHMA

Help us support the discovery of new antimicrobials that matter. Joining IHMA is joining the future of medication that can make differences in people’s lives and wellbeing.

IHMA is one of the world’s most dynamic contract research organizations, specializing in the field of anti-infectives. We serve the pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and biotech industries. IHMA depends on its talented professionals to provide exceptional customized products and services to clients engaged in the fight against infectious disease.

We are dedicated to providing an enriched and inspiring culture for all of our employees, who together help us best serve our clients’ needs. While our company has evolved in the 25 years since our founding, we remain driven by our commitment to science and technology and are focused on bringing out the best in people. We attract the most talented professionals in the field and empower them to do their best work to support our clients and the global community at large.

Current Openings

Laboratory Aide

Laboratory aide will perform duties that will assist microbiologists in completing daily tasks.


Reports to: Laboratory Manager

Typical Duties:
Laboratory prep (e.g., check and fill racks of tubes; check and maintain reagents)
Check media supplies
Pull isolates from freezers and/or put away
Unpack shipments/put supplies away
Process paperwork
Freeze isolates/update freezer log
Subculture bacteria
Assist in preparation of antimicrobial susceptibility panels
Assist in automated DNA extraction
Other duties as assigned

Experience required:
Minimum of High School degree; some college preferred
Must have an interest in science
Must be able to work accurately with minimal supervision

Microbiologist I

As a cutting edge, rapidly paced global company IHMA is looking for qualified microbiologists to work in our modern and technically exciting laboratory. Because IHMA supports the development of therapeutic products to fight infectious diseases, our microbiology work largely focuses on clinical microbiology and molecular responsibilities.


Reports to: Laboratory Manager

Typical Duties:
• sub-culturing and identifying clinically important bacteria
• testing antimicrobial agents against these bacterial species using a variety of methods
• use of a variety of microbiology assays and techniques

Education and Experience Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in microbiology, or closely related field
• Previous experience in a clinical microbiology laboratory