Institute for Public Health Staff Positions

Administrative Assistant III – Global Health Center

This position is responsible for providing administrative assistance under the Institute for Public Health for its Global Health Center (GHC). Activities include scheduling meetings, preparing confidential reports and correspondence, taking and distributing meeting notes, coordinating research-related activities between GHC faculty/staff and partners around the world. Provide administrative support and coordination for all GHC programs, including research-related activities, conferences, workshops and other activities as needed.

Grants and Accounts Specialist – Global Health Center

This position will be housed at the Global Health Center (GHC) at the Institute for Public Health. The position will oversee and manage all grant-related activities and provide supervision of research projects within the Global Health Center at the Institute for Public Health under the Director Victor G. Davila-Roman, MD, in the Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine.


Other Positions

Programmer I – Public Health Data and Training Center

An in-house developer is needed to support ongoing and upcoming data projects within the Public Health Data and Training Center at the Institute for Public Health by building relational databases, data pipelines and front-end applications. This is a time-limited (up to three to five-year) position.

Cure Violence St. Louis Evaluation Community Outreach Interviewer

As part of a partnership with the City of St. Louis, the Institute for Public Health is evaluating Cure Violence St. Louis, a violence prevention program that views violence as a health concern, and more specifically as a contagious disease. The Institute seeks individuals for the evaluation team to work with the community and encourage participation in field surveys. Knowledge of public health research and evaluation concepts and excellent verbal communications skills are desired.

Student Positions, Project Assistance, Practicums and Internships

Global Health Center Student Assistant (Part time, 20 hrs. per week)

A qualified individual is needed for a student assistant position with the Global Health Center (GHC). GHC is a university-wide center at the Institute for Public Health that aims to improve global health through transdisciplinary programs and partnerships across Washington University in St. Louis and around the world. The research assistant will primarily be involved with developing a tracking database for the Institute for Public Health Summer Research Program – Public and Global Health Track alumni as well as updating and automating the global health faculty projects online Tableau map and database. Read more.


The Institute is an Affiliated Practicum Site for Brown School MPH and MSW students.

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