Employment Opportunities at the UIHI
Job announcements are posted on the careers page of the Seattle Indian Health Board website.
Epidemiologist II (Chronic and Infectious Diseases): This position is responsible for coordinating, managing, supervising and leading epidemiological investigations on chronic and infectious diseases affecting the urban American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) population. This includes advanced assessments and analysis of morbidity and mortality, associated risk factors and behaviors, and related social determinants of health that impact the health and well-being of urban AI/AN population. The individual will also assist and provide expert epidemiological, scientific, and technical leadership in designing and conducting scientific investigation, analysis, and review specific to the incidence and prevalence of disease in the urban AI/AN population. In addition, the individual will supervise epidemiology staff to assure the deliverables on specific projects are accurate and completed timely. The information, results, and findings obtained from their work and supervision will expand on current knowledge regarding the public health of urban AI/AN, traditional practices, behaviors, health outcomes, and risk factors. Also, the selected candidate will be responsible for conducting advanced professional analytical work in disease surveillance, detection, research, evaluation and prevention, and interpreting and presenting scientific findings and results to various audiences. For more information and to apply, visit the careers page of the Seattle Indian Health Board website. (March 2018)
Epidemiologist I (Elders Health): This position is responsible for providing a wide range of epidemiological assistance to projects of the Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI), a division of the Seattle Indian Health Board. This work includes core epidemiological functions such as conducting disease surveillance, primary data collection, data analysis, and interpreting and presenting health data. The Epidemiologist I reports to the UIHI Scientific Director. This position will work to gather and assess data on the national health status and well-being of urban Indian elders and create a Community Health Profile that reflects findings from the assessment. In addition, they will be responsible for conducting a needs assessment regarding elders Long Term Services and for creating a plan for implementation of Medicaid reimbursed services specific to King County, WA. For more information and to apply, visit the careers page of the Seattle Indian Health Board website. (March 2018)
Public Health Internship: Interested in making a difference? The Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI) has exciting paid summer internship opportunities for individuals looking to explore public heath careers. UIHI, a Division of Seattle Indian Health Board, has embarked on a journey to reclaim the indigenous values of data, evaluation and research as a way to contribute to the health and well-being of tribal people living in urban areas nationwide. The Public Health Intern will explore a range of public health career opportunities, participate in indigenous methodologies trainings, and gain knowledge that is aligned with the UIHI values of using western science to complement indigenous knowledge systems. The Public Health Intern will work under the close mentorship of a UIHI staff member. Intern projects will be based off current UIHI needs but generally will be related to our focus areas of disease surveillance, HIV/HepC, suicide and substance mis-use prevention, diabetes, and chronic disease prevention. For more information and to apply, visit the careers page of the Seattle Indian Health Board website. (March 2018)