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Student, Canadian Population Health Initiative Indigenous Health Team

Job Information
Author ssamuels
Date May 22, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Canadian Institute for Health Information
Salary 16.48 - Per Hour
Location Ottawa, ON
Category Business / Management
Contact Information
Canadian Institute for Health Information

Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)

Every day, CIHI contributes to improving Canada’s health system and the health of Canadians through the collection and analysis of information. At the heart of this work is our winning team of highly skilled, knowledgeable professionals who care about making a difference. CIHI makes it a priority to understand and celebrate the contribution of each and every one of our talented and dedicated staff members.

Job Title:  Student, Canadian Population Health Initiative and Indigenous Health teamJob Location:

Ottawa office (495 Richmond Road, Suite 600)


4 months: September 2019 – December 2019


Undergraduate Student – $16.48 to $18.49 per hour

Graduate Student – $20.48 to $23.68 per hour

Salary is based on knowledge and experience.

Why is this role important?
The Student is responsible for providing support and assistance to the Population Health (and Indigenous Health teams in the areas of supporting the implementation of CIHI’s Indigenous Health Strategy, including engagement activities, and scanning for and reviewing health literature, synthesizing research findings and preparing material for CIHI products.

What you will do
• Performs basic research as directed
• Under supervision, scans the research and policy literature/environments for current and relevant population health information and data
• Supports cultural responsiveness activities, as appropriate
• Provides support in the development of reports and other products, such as website updates, preparing materials for engagements/workshops and/or fact checking reports.
• Under supervision, performs data analysis, as directed, for use in CPHI reports

What you will bring to the table
• Understanding of social determinants of health
• Experience studying and/or working in culturally diverse organizations
• Understanding of cultural responsiveness or safety
• Knowledge of Indigenous health and social issues, organization, and social/political context of First Nations, Inuit and Métis is a strong asset
• Experience writing short texts for different audiences (public or professional)
• Experience working in population health research, sociology or Indigenous health; other relevant health –related fields may also be considered (e.g. nursing, anthropology)
• Ability to work as part of a team with minimal supervision
• Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software (Excel, Work, PowerPoint)
• Fluency in both English and French is an asset

To find out more about this role and other exciting opportunities visit our website at and check out our ‘Careers’ section.

We thank all those who apply, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
At CIHI we are committed to fostering an inclusive, barrier-free and accessible environment. Part of this commitment includes arranging accommodations to ensure an equitable opportunity to participate in the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.


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