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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Genome Data Science

Research Admin Offices:

  • HRS

Funding Type:


Opportunity Type:

  • Grant


The Fellowship offers two-year salary support for up to $50,000 per year for postdoctoral fellows undertaking full-time research at a CANSSI Ontario partner university or their affiliated research institutes.


  • Health Sciences



Internal Deadline:

October 18, 2022

Sponsor Deadline:

November 1, 2022


This Fellowship will support the work of early-career investigators pursuing research in the areas 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 the 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.


Application/Nomination Process:

  • Applicants must assemble all the following materials and documents and enter or upload them to the application form.
    • Summary of the Proposed Research Project Length.
    • Academic CV
    • Letters of Support
  • Applicants will need to provide the contact information of their two (2) proposed supervisors. Each supervisor will be contacted to complete and submit a combined letter of support online. Applicants will also need to provide the contact information of their two (2) references. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that their application is complete and submitted online by the competition deadline.


Additional Details


If applying from the Faculty of Health Sciences, unless otherwise indicated, you no longer need to send documents to HRS Intake. Your first point of contact is your assigned Senior Grants Advisor.