Diverse group of professionals in discussion around a table


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.

Open Positions

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.

  • Administrative
  • Information Technology
  • Education & Outreach
  • Program Administrative & Management
  • Domestic & International Fellows
  • Communications & Marketing
  • Research
  • Pre & Post Award
  • Finance

Principal Investigators and Program Directors

Become a Public Health Institute PI or PD, and make PHI the home for your project or research. Email us to find out more.

Internship Program

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 recognizes the importance of providing an attractive and competitive benefits package to all our eligible employees. It is PHI’s intent to create a workplace where employees’ welfare and safety are as important as the pay structure. Using industry standards as our benchmark for pay and benefits, PHI is proud to offer excellent benefit coverage.

EEO/AA Statement

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, medical condition, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or affectional 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, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, or affectional 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.