Careers

Join Our Team!

one of Canada's Top research hospitals

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.

Nestled on the banks of the majestic Ottawa, Rideau and Gatineau Rivers, Ottawa is one of the most beautiful capital cities in the world. A world-class tourism and convention destination, Ottawa is rich in culture and heritage, blending its historic architecture with many national museums, parklands, green spaces, and waterways. The city’s residents enjoy an enviable quality of life that is recognized around the world.

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.

If you have any technical difficulties applying or questions about career opportunities at the CHEO Research Institute, please contact [email protected]. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

RI-20-025 – Research Technician

Care4Rare Canada (www.care4rare.org) is national collaborative team of clinicians, bioinformaticians, and scientists with the collective goal to improve clinical care for patients and families affected by rare diseases by expanding and improving their diagnosis and treatment options. We are looking for a self-directed, highly motivated individual with excellent organizational skills to perform a variety of laboratory experiments including: Sanger sequencing, Next Generation Sequencing, Western Blot analysis, real-time PCR, Chromatin immunoprecipitaiton (ChIP), immunoprecipitation (IP), immunofluorescence (IF), cell culture,  and a variety of other laboratory techniques. Significant experience with a variety of molecular laboratory techniques is essential. 

Please send a complete CV and cover letter to Hanh Dao, Administrative Assistant, by email to: [email protected]

RI-20-024 – Research Assistant

Care4Rare Canada (www.care4rare.org) is national collaborative team of clinicians, bioinformaticians, and scientists with the collective goal to improve clinical care for patients and families affected by rare diseases by expanding and improving their diagnosis and treatment options. We are looking for a self-directed, highly motivated individual with excellent organizational skills that will enhance the workflow and support the multidisciplinary research team in the clinic setting. In addition, he/she will be responsible for consenting patients for CHEO research studies (namely the Care4Rare research program) and tracking participants’ research outcomes. Experience in a clinical research setting is an asset.

Please send a complete CV and cover letter to Hanh Dao, Administrative Assistant to Dr. Kym Boycott, by email to: [email protected]

RI-20-026 – Research Coordinator

Under general supervision, the Research Coordinator provides assistance with diverse clinical research projects related to child neurology, including regulated treatment trials (project scheduling, REB submissions and renewals, database management, data entry, patient visit scheduling, invoicing).

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: Rosa Ramos at [email protected]