The Canadian Institutes of Health Research is the federal government agency that provides funding to support the work of thousands of researchers. Through our investments in world-class research, CIHR is improving the health of Canadians and people around the world.

CIHR hires professionals in various fields including program management, policy, information technology and management, finance, human resources, communications and more.

General public

Jobs open to all CIHR employees, public servants and to the general public

Governor in Council appointments

Member, Governing Council
President, Canadian Institutes of Health Research


Jobs open to students currently enrolled in full or part time studies

Scientific Director appointments

CIHR appoints Scientific Directors to lead its Research Institutes on a part-time basis.

Additional CIHR and Government of Canada job opportunities can also be found on Government of Canada jobs.


CIHR Human resources
160 Elgin Street, 9th floor (4809A)
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0W9
Fax: 613-954-1800

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