Careers at CIRP

The Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) employs a diverse mix of research, communications and administrative professionals and researchers-in-training. Employment opportunities are regularly posted for this dynamic “Center of Emphasis” at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute.

Careers at CIRP span the research, outreach, and administrative fields. If you are interested in joining our team, please click on a position below. The link will take you to a full description on the "Careers" page of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) website. There, you also will find detailed information on how to submit your resume and general information about employment at CHOP.

Open Employment Opportunities at the Center

CPTS Program Coordinator I – Req# 74941

Unique opportunity for an individual with training in psychology, public health, social work, or communications to provide program coordination and facilitate the center’s information outreach and product dissemination to improve trauma-informed health care for children across the US.

The Center for Pediatric Traumatic Stress (CPTS) is based at both CHOP and AI DuPont / Nemours, and addresses medical trauma in the lives of pediatric patients and their families. CPTS is a partner in the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. Our multi-disciplinary team partners with medical and mental health providers at both the local and national level. CPTS seeks to increase awareness and recognition of medical traumatic stress, disseminate empirically-based screening and interventions, provide training and educational curricula about best practices, and develop patient education resources that support trauma-informed pediatric health care.

Interested candidates should have prior experience in project coordination, data collection / analysis, management of websites and social media, and excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates must have background and skills to be able to carry out responsibilities effectively, with minimal supervision.


Clinical Research Assistant I – Req# 84178

The Innovation Ecosystem (IE) team is an interdisciplinary, cross-functional team working to further innovation at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia by connecting people to each other and to resources, developing individual and institutional capacity, establishing best practices, and cultivating an innovation-positive culture. We work on a variety of projects ranging from building technology to qualitative research to developing training programs. We are seeking a motivated, independent research assistant to contribute to a number of our projects and generally support operations and execution. This is not a “typical” research lab but rather a group working to apply research and translate ideas into implementation across the organization.