About the Research Institute

Careers in Research

Behind the Scenes at Seattle Children’s Research Institute 

Seattle Children's Research Institute fosters a cutting-edge academic environment supporting multidisciplinary research, collaboration and professional development. One of the greatest resources we have is our people, who are among the world's best and brightest in their fields.

We seek faculty along with technical and professional research staff who are looking for a supportive and intellectually stimulating environment. We offer competitive salaries along with a wide range of benefits.

We are committed to not only treating disease but to eliminating it. Help us achieve our vision of being a worldwide leader in pediatric research aimed to improve the health and well-being of children. If you are interested in a challenging career aimed at groundbreaking research, Seattle Children's Research Institute is the place for you.

Research Staff and Faculty Positions

Search the Seattle Children's careers page for jobs at our research institute or contact the center directors.

Seattle Children’s Research Institute Career Development Program

The Seattle Children’s Research Institute Career Development Program provides the time, funding, mentorship, and training necessary to foster the early career development of the next generation of Seattle Children’s researchers. Learn more.

Excellence in Research New Investigator Award

The objective of the Excellence in Research New Investigator Award is to support new early career faculty positions at Seattle Children’s Research Insititute for promising researchers from backgrounds recognized as Underrepresented in the Extramural Scientific Workforce. Learn more.

Research Internships and Training Opportunities

To learn about high school and college internships, postgraduate fellowships and other training opportunities at the research institute, please visit our Office for Teaching, Education and Research.

A Life Saved Leads to Dream Job: One Biostatistician’s Journey from Kenya to Seattle Children’s

Onchiri_Frankline_145x145When Dr. Frankline Onchiri joined Seattle Children’s Research Institute as senior biostatistician and epidemiologist in 2015, his role assisting investigators at the Center for Clinical and Translational Research was so much more than a professional dream come true. It also started the next chapter of a personal journey that brought his family from Kenya to Seattle – not once, but twice – and offered him the rare opportunity to work at the hospital responsible for saving his daughter’s life. Read his story.