Employment Opportunities

The Public Health Institute (PHI) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting health, well-being and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world. As one of the largest and most comprehensive public health organizations in the nation, we are at the forefront of research and innovations to improve the efficacy of public health statewide, nationally and internationally. PHI is distinguished as one of the top 50 “Best Non-profit Organizations to Work For” by the Non-Profit Times in a national search.

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Current Openings

Research Associate I or II

Apply for this position: https://www.phi.jobs/postings/7565

Application open until filled

The PHI’s Center for Wellness and Nutrition (CWN) is seeking a full-time Research Associate I or Research Associate II for work in nutrition, physical activity, and wellness research and policy. CWN focuses on assisting adults and youth, and particularly members of underserved, low-income populations, to become aware of and adept at using pathways and tools to achieve and enhance their physical, mental, and social well-being so that they thrive throughout life. This position is pending funding approval.

The successful candidate will join an innovative, enthusiastic, and highly committed team of five research scientists and research associates. The CWN research and evaluation work unit primarily conducts evaluations of local and state programs. We also maintain a small and growing program of research.

Under general oversight by CWN’s Research Scientist I, this position will be responsible for the execution and implementation of portions of evaluation projects and scientific research projects. Research associates at levels I and II follow standard operating procedures, protocols, and quality controls according to established methods.