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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.

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-20-030 – Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant – Bone Health schedules patient appointments; prepares patient charts; maintains patient lists; and performs other clerical tasks.

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

RI-20-031 – Contracts Officer Manager

The CHEO Research Institute (CHEO RI) is the research arm of the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and an affiliated institute of the University of Ottawa.  CHEO is a beloved institution that is widely recognized for being an anchor in our community. The CHEO Research Institute works to create new knowledge and evidence to help provide the world-class care that CHEO is known for.  Research at CHEO covers a full spectrum of pediatric topics, but is focused on those problems that significantly affect the health of our children.  

The CHEO RI has an immediate requirement for a full-time Contracts Office Manager Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the successful candidate will negotiate, draft and administer contracts and other agreements with Industry, Canadian funding agencies, research institutions and private sector companies for clinical research activities at the CHEO RI. The incumbent will provide support and guidance to researchers, administrators, and the CHEO RI’s external clients on management and execution of contractual research projects according to CHEO RI policy. The incumbent will also liaise with the Research Ethics Board on contractual aspects of proposed research studies.

Interested applicants may send a cover letter and CV to [email protected].