Open Employment and Student Opportunities

Scientific Medical Director

We are expanding our team! We have recently released a job advertisement for an open physician position — a Scientific Medical Director. Please click here for more information and to see the job advertisement.

Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Center has three open postdoctoral fellowships for the 2019-2021 cycle. The first open position is for a two-year research fellowship for individuals from various educational backgrounds. Please click here for more information.  The second opening is for two pediatric post-doctoral positions with the focus being clinical research in diabetes management. Please click here for more information. The third opening is for a two-year clinical and research fellowship specifically targeting clinical psychologists. This has closed and is no longer accepting applications. Please click here for more information.


If you have been accepted for a position at the Center, please complete this Welcome Survey at your earliest opportunity. We look forward to having you on our team!


Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, 354-bed pediatric health system, serving half a million patients each year from across the country. Children’s Mercy has been ranked byU.S. News & World Report as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” and received Magnet® recognition three times for excellence in nursing services.

In affiliation with the University of Missouri-Kansas City, our faculty of nearly 600 pediatric subspecialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists. And, our leadership in pediatric genomic medicine and clinical pharmacology is driving research and innovation in heart care, neonatology, cancer treatment and other subspecialities to transform outcomes for children here and around the world.

Kansas City is located in the heart of America. It has small-town friendliness, with big-city dining, a variety of entertainment options, incredible jazz, professional sports, world-renowned museums, great shopping and more fountains than any city in the world, other than Rome. The city, a metropolitan area of more than 2 million people, has some of the best public school districts in the nation.