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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.

Research Mentorship Program
The CHEO Research Institute offers a Research Mentorship Program to its 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-22- 053 – Research Assistant

We are looking for a highly motivated Research Assistant who, under general supervision of Dr.Daniela Pohl, helps coordinate and operate diverse clinical and educational research projects related to child neurology, included regulated treatment trials. This includes, but is not limited to, project scheduling, Research Ethic Board (REB) submissions and renewals, database management, data entry, patient screening, obtaining consent, as well as invoicing and budgeting. 

Please send a complete CV, cover letter to Madisson Poirier, by email to: [email protected]

RI- 22- 052 – Research Ethics Board (REB) Manager

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our Research Ethics Board team. The individual will develop and manage the execution of all responsibilities and activities related to the mandate of the CHEO Research Ethics Board (REB) to ensure human research conducted under the auspices of CHEO is congruent with CHEO’s Safety First philosophy and complies with all ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements. Provide strategic leadership and advise the Research Ethics Board Chair and senior management on strategic planning and priorities. Provide strategic direction on governance and operational objectives of the REB. Represent CHEO provincially and nationally within the research ethics community. Contribute to the development and review of provincial and national research ethics standards through external collaborations with partners and stakeholders.

Please send a complete CV and cover letter by email to Cécile Bensimon, PhD at [email protected]