Trainee Opportunities

Children's Health Research Institute, in partnership with the Schulich School of Medicine & DentistryWestern University, and Lawson Health Research Institute, offer training opportunities for postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, undergraduate students in medicine and summer students.

Trainees have the opportunity of working with internationally recognized scientists in state-of-the-art facilities with access to leading-edge technology.

Research is highly collaborative involving biomedical scientists, clinicians and population health researchers. The ongoing collaboration between different disciplines enables our trainees to develop a stronger understanding of the relevance and impact of research on child health.

We look forward to the great contributions that we can provide for your education and future careers. We are excited that you have chosen to become a part of the Children’s Health Research Institute team.

Graduate Students

For application and general information on graduate studies at Western University, please visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Postdoctoral Scholar - Epigenetics

A three year position for a Postdoctoral Scholar to develop a new collaborative project looking at the epigenetic impact of pollutants on early development is available at the Children's Health Research Institute and Western University in London, Ontario, Canada.  Please view the position advertisement for further information.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

There are 2 Postdoctoral Fellow positions available in the Cusack lab at Western University.

  1. To develop methods for improving functional MRI of the newborn brain
  2. To develop auditory protocols to probe the function of the newborn brain

Graduate Programs

Summer Students

The best way to be considered for a research training position at Children's Health Research Institute is to investigate which areas of research best match your interests, and contact the Principal Investigators directly.