In addition to the CANSSI Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, we have connections with institutions that provide further opportunities for postdoctoral fellows. Explore the opportunities below or click the button for a list of faculty and staff employment opportunities.

Postdoctoral Position in Data Privacy | University of Alberta | Screening of applications will begin immediately

A postdoctoral fellowship in statistics is available to work with Dr. AnneSophie Charest and Dr. Bei Jiang in the Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences at the University of Alberta. The successful applicant will have a PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics, Mathematics, or a related field and have research interestsor be able and willing to cultivate thesein statistical disclosure control methods for data privacy.

Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Deadline: Screening of applications will begin immediately (posted September 9, 2022)

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Étudiant au doctorat recherché en biostatistique | PhD student in biostatistics | Université de Montréal, Université Laval | Received July 27, 2022

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Les professeurs de biostatistique Mireille Schnitzer (Université de Montréal) et Denis Talbot (Université Laval) acceptent actuellement des candidatures pour un poste d’étudiant au doctorat qui débutera au plus tôt en janvier 2023. Le candidat retenu s’inscrira à un programme de doctorat dans l’une de ces institutions, suivra les cours requis et effectuera des recherches sur le développement de méthodologie statistique liée à l’inférence causale et l’estimation doublement robuste dans le contexte de l’évaluation de l’efficacité des vaccins contre le COVID-19. Le candidat recherché doit avoir (ou être en train de terminer) une maitrise en statistique, biostatistique ou dans un domaine étroitement lié.

Les candidats intéressés doivent contacter les professeurs Schnitzer ( et Talbot ( avec leur CV, leurs relevés de notes universitaires et un court message décrivant leur intérêt.

Biostatistics Professors Mireille Schnitzer (Université de Montréal) and Denis Talbot (Université Laval) are currently accepting candidatures for a doctoral student starting January 2023 or afterwards. The successful candidate will enroll in a doctoral program at one of these institutions, complete required coursework, and carry out research on developing statistical methodology related to causal inference and doubly robust estimation in the context of evaluating COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness. Candidates should have (or be completing) a master’s degree in statistics, biostatistics, or a closely related field.

Interested candidates should contact Professors Schnitzer ( and Talbot ( with their CV, university transcripts, and a short message describing their interest.

Mitacs Open Projects Internship Opportunities: Building Critical Thinking and Data Analytics Capabilities at Rural and Urban Schools | Preferred start date January 2, 2023

Mitacs has multiple opportunities for academic supervisors and interns.

Location: Ontario, Canada, or remote work, Canada
Deadline: Preferred start date is January 2, 2023

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Mitacs Open Projects Opportunities | Ongoing

Mitacs offers various internship opportunities for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Location: Canada
Deadline: Multiple

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Postdoctoral Position in Biostatistics | HEC Montreal, University of Minnesota | Screening of applications underway

HEC Montreal and the University of Minnesota are offering a postdoctoral fellowship in statistical genetics, or in machine learning with applications in genetics, with emphasis on Bayesian matrix factorization for genomic data imputation.

Location: Montreal, Quebec, or Minneapolis, Minnesota
Deadline: Screening of applications will continue until position is filled

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Postdoctoral Opportunity in Biostatistics | Dalhousie University | Screening of applications underway

The Department of Community Health and Epidemiology in the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University invites applicants for a postdoctoral opportunity in biostatistics, with emphasis on Bayesian spatial modeling and disease mapping. This is a one-year position with a possible extension to three years.

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Deadline: Screening of applications will continue until position is filled

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