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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 review10-18-2023
Application and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at for mandatory review10-25-2023
Final application and fully signed ORS checklist due at ORS for mandatory review10-30-2023, by 9:00AM
Application due at agency 11-01-2023, by 11:59PM

To support the work of early-career investigators pursuing research in the area of statistical genetics and data science with an emphasis on genome medicine, including, but not limited to, methodology, application, and translation of genomic prediction tools such as polygenic risk scores; human-computer interactions; or novel genomic computational approaches to therapeutic identification. 

Proposed projects should be innovative, generalizable across applications, and not restricted to developing a predictive tool for a single application. 

  • Applicants must be undertaking full-time research during the term of the postdoctoral fellowship at a CANSSI Ontario partner university or 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, engineering, mathematics, or other related quantitative fields between January 1, 2021 and December 31, 2023.

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 FSc Research Services at