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Ontario Genomics-CANSSI Ontario Postdoctoral Fellowship in Genome Data Science

Opportunity NameOntario Postdoctoral Fellowship in Genome Data Science
AgencyOntario Genomics and the Canadian Statistical Sciences Institute
ValueUp to $50,000/year
Indirect CostsTBD
DurationUp to 2 years
Application due to FSc RO at for full review10-18-2022
Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review10-25-2022
Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review10-28-2022, by 9:00AM
Application due at agency 11-01-2022

To support the work of early-career investigators pursuing research in the area of statistical genetics, environmental genetics, or the economics and impacts of genomic technologies, in a climate-changing world. 

Research projects of particular interest are those that: 

  • Bridge data from the lab into real world (commercial or governmental applications); 
  • Develop tools and link datasets in meaningful ways for policy development and implementation; and 
  • Establish frameworks and methods that allow consistent comparison of results, and that give an understanding of the limitations and opportunities. 

  • Applicants must be undertaking full-time research during the term of the postdoctoral fellowship at a CANSSI Ontario member university or any of their affiliated research institutes.
  • Applicants must fulfill or have fulfilled all degree requirements for a PhD in the fields of statistics, computational biology, biostatistics, bioinformatics, computer science, epidemiology, genomics or other related quantitative fields between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2022. 

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying to this competition, please contact Kim McIntyre, Post-doctoral Services Coordinator, at or extension 22993. 

York University researchers are reminded that all applications for external research funding, including Letters of Intent, must be reviewed and approved by the Office of Research Services before they are submitted to the granting agency.  For internal approval, the application must be accompanied by a completed ORS Checklist, which requires the Dean’s signature.  Please send the complete application, with the finalized budget and a completed ORS checklist to, five days prior to agency deadline.

ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here.

For specific questions, please contact your FSc Research Officer

Stefanie Bernaudo
Research Officer
(Biology, Physics & Astronomy, Science & Technology Studies)

Phoebe Tsz-Wai Chan
Research Officer
(Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics)