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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-21-003 – Family Leader Program Coordinator

The Family Leader Program Coordinator works within the Vision, Mission & Values of the CHEO Research Institute. As a family member of a CHEO-OCTC child or youth, this individual will provide administrative and consultative support to the Research Family Leadership Program. She/he will co-chair the Research Patient and Family Advisory committee (PFAC) and RI led family engagement in research initiatives.

Interested applicants, who have the required experience, may send a cover letter and CV to [email protected].

RI-21-001 – Data Architect/Senior Systems Engineer

Newborn Screening Ontario is searching for a Data Architect / Senior Systems Engineer to work closely with Newborn Screening Ontario’s Data, Innovation, and Research team members to create a NSO Data Warehouse, which will integrate screening and follow-up data for use in research, quality improvement, and performance measurement. NSO has a rudimentary version 1.0 data warehouse, and the Data Architect will be responsible for the design, implementation, and documentation of a version 2.0 data warehouse, and will support the maintenance, performance, and use of various application systems. This includes, but is not limited to the installation, modification, and testing of new and/or upgraded applications, operating systems, file structures, and hardware.

Please forward all resumes and cover letters to Chloe O’Sullivan at [email protected]

Should the applicant require any accommodations during the application process please notify CHEO RI Human Resources as per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.

RI-21-002 – Research Coordinator

Under general supervision, the Research Coordinator provides assistance with diverse clinical research projects related to child neurology, including regulated treatment trials (project scheduling, REB submissions and renewals, database management, data entry, patient visit scheduling, invoicing).

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: Rosa Ramos ([email protected])

RI-20-032 – Research Technician

We are seeking an experienced Research Technician to join the Lochmüller Neuromuscular Disease research group. The successful candidate will be involved in several studies under the supervision of the research associate and principal investigator. Duties will include animal handling, lab-based techniques (e.g. PCR, western blot, cell culture), student supervision, reagent ordering, lab management and records upkeep.

Please submit your cover letter, CV, and a one-page description of why you would be suitable for this position, as one PDF document with the subject line “Research Technician Position – Last name, First name” to Professor Hanns Lochmuller ([email protected]).

RI-20-033 – Surgery Research Coordinator

The Research Coordinator will facilitate research conducted in the pediatric surgery department at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO). Grant funding has been received for two-years. This position will initially be a one-year contract with possibility of extension. The successful candidate will lead multiple studies for one principal investigator, including data collection and management, proposal development and submission, budget monitoring, journal article publication, systematic review screening and extraction, and supervision of medical students.

If interested in this position please send a copy of your cover letter and resume to Ahmed Nasr ([email protected])