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-23-003 – ACHWM Summer Student

The ACHWM Team is hiring a full-time ACHWM Summer Student for a 4 month contract. This Summer Student will work with the ACHWM team to support communities using ACHWM to improve the health of Indigenous children.

Please send a complete CV and cover letter to Sasha McBride, by email to: [email protected].

RI-23-007 – Bilingual Outreach & Communications

The ACHWM Team is hiring a full-time Knowledge Translator on a 2-year contract (renewable). The successful candidate will join an interdisciplinary health research team. This role includes developing and maintaining relationships with communities and agencies that support the health of Indigenous children.

Please submit a cover letter and a complete CV through the Indeed Portal.

RI-23-011 – Product Coordinator – Summer Student

CHEO RI has an immediate requirement for a Product Coordinator.

Please send a complete CV and cover letter to Jim Bottomley, by email to: [email protected].

RI-23-012 – Implementation Consultant

CHEO RI in collaboration with the Knowledge Institute on Child and Youth Mental Health and Addictions, has an immediate requirement for an Implementation Consultant.

Please send a complete CV and cover letter to Amy Porath Eves, by email to: [email protected].

RI-23-014 – Research Assistant

The CHEO Eating Disorder Research Team has an immediate requirement for a Research Assistant. We are seeking a full-time (minimum 0.8 Full time equivalent).

Please send a complete CV and cover letter to Chantale Melo, by email to: [email protected] by April 3rd, 2023.