Join Our Team!

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 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 2023, CHEO, a top 40 research hospital in Canada, 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 inspires trust in our research excellence by being curious, nimble, passionate and equitable.

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.

What we Offer:

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.

We offer a variety of benefits including competitive salary, vacation benefits, health and dental plans, Pension Plan (HOOPP), Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP), Mental Health support initiatives, discounts programs on food, entertainment and more.  

Our Culture:

The CHEO Research Institute has a unique culture that fosters dedication, communication, respect and teamwork. A place where your opinions will be respected, contributions valued and your initiatives rewarded.

The CHEO Research Institute embraces continued learning and development. We have a number of educational courses available to employees through the Organizational Learning and Development platform.

We are also excited to have a Research Mentorship Program. This program is for early career researchers who self-identify as wanting a mentor. The early career researcher (in the first five years of their career and who has demonstrated a specific research focus) will be paired with an experienced investigator/research professional who can provide career development and mentorship tailored to their research focus and desired career path.

RI-23-057 – Research Student Analyst

CHEO RI has an immediate requirement for a Part-Time (0.3 FTE) Research (Student) Analyst.

Please send a complete CV and cover letter to Angelique Blackmore via e-mail at: [email protected] 

RI-23-059 – Research Assistant

CHEO RI has an immediate requirement for a full-time Research Assistant.

Please send a complete CV and cover letter, with the job ID number in the subject line, to Saunya Dover, by email to: [email protected].

RI-23-060 – Grant Development Officer

Jointly, CHEO RI and CHEO Foundation are recruiting for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Grant Development Officer to join their team.

Please send a complete CV and cover letter, referencing the above-noted job posting ID to [email protected].