The HEALTH Research Institute is currently seeking motivated and passionate individuals to join our team! If you have experience with health equity sciences, and are interested in working with underserved populations and increasing public health awareness, then you’re just who we’re looking for. Apply today!

  • This position will be housed in the HEALTH Research Institute (HRI) and will support all sponsored projects associated with the HRI. The HRI leverages an interdisciplinary group of researchers at the University of Houston to advance science capable of meeting the health needs of the Houston community and beyond. Our primary mission is to conduct cutting-edge research that informs novel prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and intervention strategies that mitigate a broad range of health challenges. Our partnerships with a diverse array of stakeholders inform a growing public health challenge through multi-site cooperative trials, public health initiatives, and empowering dissemination and implementation activities that are embedded in the cultural fabric of the communities we serve.

    Looking for an employee with pre-award, post-award, budget management, and compliance experience. A strong candidate would work well with faculty, staff, and trainees to manage a diverse funding portfolio, have meticulous attention to detail in work products, the ability to multi-task between assignments (i.e. organizational skills), and demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills. Certified research administrator (CRA) applicants are preferred.
  • This position will be housed in the Administrative Core that is executed by the NIH/NIMHD funded Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) U54: HEALTH Center for Addictions Research and Cancer Prevention. The RCMI is advancing strategies for addressing health disparities in underserved communities by going from bench science to translational research to dissemination and implementation.

    Looking for an employee with experience administering a large grant (e.g., center grants), executing strategic planning initiatives, managing staff, and writing grants/reports. A strong candidate would work well with a diverse team in the execution of tasks as part of a national center in addictions and cancer prevention. Necessary qualifications for success in this position are the capacity to lead synergistic initiatives, meticulous attention to detail in written work, the ability to multi-task between assignments (i.e. organizational skills), and excellent communication skills.
  • The Program Manager will manage the NIH/NIMHD-funded Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) U54 housed in the HEALTH Research Institute. The RCMI will address chronic health disparities in minority communities by going from bench science to translational research, and dissemination to implementation.