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Employment Opportunities at the UIHI

Visit the Seattle Indian Health Board Careers webpage for current employment opportunities at the UIHI.

Project Coordinator – Epidemiologist

This position is responsible for providing a wide range of epidemiologic assistance to projects of the UIHI, a Division of the Seattle Indian Health Board, and external stakeholders. This work includes core epidemiologic functions such as conducting disease surveillance, primary data collection, data analysis, and interpreting and presenting health data. The Epidemiologist Project Coordinator reports to the UIHI Associate Director and receives technical guidance and oversight from the Scientific Director. This position aids in the monitoring of health status and its correlates, identifying disease trends, and providing data and technical assistance to promote and protect the health of urban American Indian/Alaska Natives (AI/ANs).
Application Deadline: Open until filled, first application review by 3/22/15

For the complete job announcement and to apply, please see the careers page on the Seattle Indian Health Board website.

Urban Indian Public Health Trainee (Temporary)

The UIHI is accepting applications for an Urban Indian Public Health Trainee as a temporary, part-time summer position. The Public Health Trainee position will support the UIHI, a Division of the Seattle Indian Health Board, in its core functions to support the health and well-being of urban Indian communities. The Public Health Trainee position is an opportunity for either a student or recent graduate to work at the UIHI over the summer to develop skills and knowledge aligned with the UIHI scope of work and based on the Trainee’s professional interests and abilities.

Qualified applicants will have a high school diploma/GED and be familiar with the health and social issues facing American Indians/Alaska Natives. Students and entry-level professionals interested in public health track or with a desire for exposure to the field are encouraged to apply.

For the complete job announcement and to apply, please see the careers page on the Seattle Indian Health Board website.
The application closing date is April 26, 2015.

Scientific Director

The UIHI, a Division of the Seattle Indian Health Board, announces the opening of a job opportunity for a Scientific Director. The primary role of the Scientific Director is to support strategic scientific initiatives of the UIHI. This position is responsible for the scientific oversight on UIHI projects, including but not limited to; planning, project implementation, input on research study design, and directing internal/external communications when appropriate. The position attends external epidemiology meetings; participates in writing abstracts, reports, and other articles for publication and presents results at national conferences.
Position open until filled.

For the complete job announcement and to apply, please see the careers page on the Seattle Indian Health Board website.
 

Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

The goal of the Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI) Volunteer/Intern Program is to support and mentor students and emerging public health professionals, especially members of the AI/AN community, who are interested in careers in public health. Through the Volunteer/Intern Program, the UIHI provides training in public health practice and career development opportunities for undergraduate and graduate level students as well as emerging professionals. This Volunteer/Intern Program seeks to build the capacity, diversity and cultural competency of the public health work force as an important step in the goal of eliminating health disparities and promoting health equity for AI/ANs.

UIHI Volunteer Brochure UIHI Volunteer/Intern Program Brochure
This brochure provides more information about the UIHI Volunteer/Intern Program and answers to frequently asked questions.

 

Current Volunteer and Internship Opportunity Descriptions

General Project Support Volunteer/Intern
Assisting the UIHI in its core function to help serve urban American Indians and Alaska Natives.
Communication Volunteer/Intern
Assisting the UIHI Communication Team in serving Urban Indian Health Organizations (UIHOs) by updating, tracking and sharing resources and materials.

For more information on volunteering and interning at the UIHI, contact Shelley McDaniel, Administrative Coordinator at info@uihi.org or (206) 812–3030.