The Public Health Institute offers a broad array of career opportunities both in our administrative offices and in our many program sites. Due to the diversity of our program areas, the disciplines and skills necessary to carry out the important work of these programs are varied. Staff positions range from senior research scientist to accountant and from technology specialist to human resource generalist, among many others.
Browse our current job openings, and select a position for the full job description. To apply for positions at PHI or to update an existing application go to www.phi.jobs. Sign up to receive weekly new job alerts.
- Information Technology
- Education & Outreach
- Program Administrative & Management
- Domestic & International Fellows
- Communications & Marketing
- Pre & Post Award
PHI’s Internship Program is designed to create a pipeline of trained, future public health professionals by matching interns with PHI programs, based on their interest, and focus of their academic training. Learn more about PHI internships.
PHI is committed to supporting its employees adopt and maintain lifestyles that enhance their own overall well-being. This commitment is an extension of PHI’s vision of healthy communities, and is demonstrated by comprehensive benefit choices that address the diverse needs of employees and their families.
- See the 2019 Benefits overview for information on the plans.
The Public Health Institute is committed to a policy that provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, and to make all employment decisions so as to further this principle of equal employment opportunity. To this end, the PHI will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, medical condition including genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identification and expression, sexual orientation, and will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are offered employment and employees are treated during employment without regard to these characteristics.
PHI, in compliance with the requirements of Executive Order 11246, as amended, maintains a written Affirmative Action Plan, which is available for inspection to any employee or applicant for employment at the administrative office located at 555 12th Street, 10th Floor, Oakland, CA 94607.
For Current PHI Employees
Principal Investigators and Program Directors
For more than 50 years, PHI has served as a fiscal sponsor to innovative programs and principal investigators. Our experience in back office administration allows us to manage your grants, monitor your budget, process your invoices and staff your program. Our expertise tells funders you have the capacity to fulfill your goals with a solid infrastructure and network of professionals to back you. You can scale up quickly, and hire and retain quality staff with more competitive benefits packages.
Non-PHI Employment with Our Programs
At times PHI establishes relationships with outside professional employee organizations and other hiring mechanisms in order to best meet program hiring objectives and needs. While these are not employment opportunities at the Public Health Institute, they offer excellent opportunities to do great work with PHI programs around the world. When available, we link to those opportunities here.
Technical Expert and Proposal Opportunity Recruitment
PHI continually seeks outstanding individuals willing to serve as long- and short-term technical specialists and experts for anticipated projects and proposals in development. Technical specialists can cover the range of focus areas where PHI is currently working and may also include areas of emerging public health work and growth for our organization. By submitting your interest and capacity in specific areas, we are able to follow up with you quickly when an employment or contract opportunity arises that matches your expertise and skills. Find out how to be considered for these opportunities.