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The CHEO Research Institute is dedicated to world-class research covering a wide range of children’s health concerns. One of our greatest resources is our people: we are fortunate to have a team of basic scientists and clinical researchers, staff and trainees who are the best and brightest in their fields.

Recognized as one of the National Capital Region’s Top Employers for 2017, CHEO offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Its Research Institute is a unique and exceptional place to work, offering a dynamic environment that values: Excellence, Passion, Integrity, Creativity, and Collaboration.

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The CHEO Research Institute offers a wide variety of exciting career opportunities, including training positions for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and staff positions for researchers and administrators. Please review our researchers and email our scientists directly, should their particular field of research be of interest to you.

RI-21-038 – Research Assistant – The Ottawa Pediatric Bone Health Research Group

Dr. Leanne Ward at the CHEO Research Institute and the University of Ottawa (Ward, Leanne | Department of Pediatrics | University of Ottawa (uottawa.ca) is seeking a full-time Research Assistant  to work within an expanding, dynamic, and world-class multi-disciplinary team devoted to evidence-based health care research in the field of childhood-onset bone diseases. The Ottawa Pediatric Bone Health Research Group is comprised of physicians, scientists, nursing staff, biostatisticians, epidemiologists, bone imaging technologists, project managers, operations officers, and research methodologists.

The successful candidate will be a detail-oriented individual who has the capability to integrate into a well-established and successful academic research team. The Research Assistant will be involved in project coordination with local, national and international partners, and will participate in patient clinical trial study visits at CHEO and the CHEO Research Institute. Depending on the successful candidate’s interests and skills, this position may also involve scholarly work such as literature reviews, and preparation of clinical study reports, presentations and publications.   The successful candidate will have a university undergraduate degree, and experience in clinical trials coordination. Although not essential, candidates with post-graduate degrees are welcome to apply.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter of interest and curriculum vitae to [email protected] as one pdf file.  Please label your file:  LastName_FirstName_Day_Month_Year. 

RI-21-041 – Clinical Research Assistant

The Neurodevelopmental Disorders Diagnostic Clinic at CHEO is a clinical service offering genetics assessments for patients with autism spectrum disorder, global developmental delay and intellectual disability. Our research program focuses on clinical outcomes of genetic and genomic testing.

We are looking for a self-directed, highly motivated individual with excellent organizational skills that will enhance the workflow and support the clinical team (three physicians and a genetic counsellor). In addition, they will be responsible for consenting patients for research studies and tracking participants’ research outcomes. Experience in a clinical research setting is an asset.

Please send a complete CV and cover letter to Dr. Melissa Carter, by email to: [email protected].

Should the applicant require any accommodations during the application process please notify Human Resources as per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Applications will only be considered from those that are eligible to work in Canada. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

RI-21-040 – Research Administrative Assistant

As an important member of the CHEO Research Institute ORS team, this individual is responsible for providing a broad range of clerical and administrative support duties to support the new Research Program Team Leads, the ORS team and the EDII committee as requested by the ORS Executive Assistant. Maintenance of confidentiality and discretion is mandatory. 

Interested applicants, who have the required experience, may send a cover letter and CV to [email protected]on.ca.

CHEO Research Institute values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process and welcome interest from all qualified applicants.

Should the applicant require any accommodations during the application process please notify Human Resources as per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Applications will only be considered from those that are eligible to work in Canada.

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

RI-21-033 – Knowledge Translator/Research Assistant – Indigenous Children’s Health

Dr. Nancy Young is hiring a full-time Knowledge Translator/Research Assistant on a 2-year contract (renewable). The successful candidate will be part of an inter-disciplinary health research team. They will be responsible for the translation of research results into practice. This role includes developing and maintaining relationships with communities and agencies that support the health of Indigenous children.

Interested applications who have the required experience are encouraged to submit a cover letter and CV to the “Knowledge Translator – Indigenous Child Health” on www.Indeed.ca.