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The CHEO Research Institute offers many opportunities for students and volunteers. If you are interested in training opportunities here, we invite you to submit your CV and cover letter (as one file) via the following link. We encourage you to learn more about our exciting research practice areas so that you may indicate your field of interest as part of the application form. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

CEO & Scientific Director, CHEO Research Institute Vice President, Research, CHEO - Reporting to and supporting the Research Institute (RI) Board of Directors, the CEO & Scientific Director of the CHEO Research Institute is supported by RI Program Directors and a team of Scientists responsible for specific research portfolios within the RI, as well as the RI’s operations team that manages the performance of the RI’s financial, human and operational resources. CHEO’s Vice President, Research is a key member of CHEO’s executive team and reports to CHEO’s President & CEO, ensuring the RI’s strategic alignment with the Hospital’s strategy, and he/she actively participates in all hospital-wide matters, including strategy, general operations, finances, quality, risk management, performance management, human resources, information technology, etc.

If you are interested in joining CHEO and the CHEO RI in helping to define the next chapter in child health research in Canada and around the world, send a copy of your CV in confidence to John Caminiti at If you have any questions, please contact John at +1 613 742 3202. Please include “CHEO RI CEO & CHEO VPR” in the subject line of your e-mail. 

RI-18-036 - Project Coordinator - The CHEO asthma program is a new program intended to improve the quality of care provided for children with asthma who are seen at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and to support capacity for managing children with asthma in the Ottawa region. Within CHEO, the program aims to improve care for children with asthma seen in the outpatient clinics as well as those admitted to hospital or seen in the emergency department. Individuals at CHEO who provide care for children with asthma form a multi-disciplinary group including physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, and others.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter of interest, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references to Kerry Clifton (

RI-18-038 - Research Technologist for CHEO RI Advanced Microscopy and Stereology Facility - We are looking for an individual with histology, microscopy and animal care experience to conduct experiments in our CIHR/Heart and Stroke Foundation-funded laboratory. Duties will include (but are not limited to): Care and injection of rats, preparation of lungs and other tissues for histology, thin section cutting, staining and immunohistochemistry, fluorescence and brightfield microscopy, application of stereology software (necessary training provided). 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Dr. Robert Jankov, Project and Facility Lead, by regular mail or email to:

RI-18-035 - Research Coordinator - The Research Coordinator coordinates one or more studies/clinical trial or a large multi-site trial for one or more Principal Investigators.  This would include administration of the study/clinical trial, management of data collection, budgetary monitoring and training and supervision of study personnel.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter of interest and curriculum vitae to 
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