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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.

RI-21-041- 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].

RI-21-039 – Research Assistant

The Research Coordinator coordinates studies/clinical trials or large multi-site trials that Dr. Norris serves as a Principal Investigator/ Site Coordinator for. Duties include grant preparation and submission, administration and oversight of studies/clinical trials, management of and analysis of data collection, budgetary monitoring and training, as well as supervision of junior study personnel, knowledge translation and dissemination.

Application letters, as well a detailed curriculum vitae and names of 3 references should be directed by email with the subject line “Eating Disorders Research Coordinator Position” 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.