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.

CANSTAT Clinical Trial Biostatistics Fellowship Program | Canadian Network for Statistical Training in Trials

The Canadian Network for Statistical Training in Trials (CANSTAT) invites applications from individuals with MSc or PhD degrees in statistics, biostatistics or a relevant health sciences discipline (e.g., public health or epidemiology) with a strong statistical or quantitative background. Applicants must have completed their graduate degree prior to the start of the Program (September 2023) and must be eligible to work in Canada. The CANSTAT program is committed to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion in its admissions processes. Ten successful candidates will be accepted into the program each year.

Apply by April 15, 2023.

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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Bayesian Statistics | McGill, McMaster University, HEC Montréal | Now open

A postdoctoral fellowship is available in Bayesian statistics with application in transportation and traffic safety as part of the Collaborative Research Teams program “Statistical tools for spatio-temporal sensor-based traffic data” financed by the Canadian Statistical Science Institute (CANSSI).

The successful candidate will work with Drs. Alexandra Schmidt (McGill University, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health), Pratheepa Jeganathan (McMaster University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics) and Aurélie Labbe (HEC Montréal, Department of Decision Science).

Qualified applicants should have: a completed or nearly completed PhD in Statistics, Biostatistics or related fields, excellent oral and written communication skills, and exceptional computing skills using R statistical software or Python. Knowledge and expertise in Bayesian statistics is required and knowledge in spatial statistics is a strong asset.

The salary is based on the applicant’s qualifications and will be competitive. To apply, please submit the following documents to Dr. Aurélie Labbe  (

  1. Letter of interest,
  2.  Curriculum vitae,
  3. Graduate courses taken, and grades obtained 
  4. Sample publications
  5. Names and contact information of three references

Screening of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All applicants are thanked in advance; only those selected for further consideration will receive information about the interview process.

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Statistical Modelling and Computation for Bayesian Adaptive Trials | McGill University | Consideration of applications begins December 1, 2022

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in Statistical Modelling and Computational Methods for Design and Analysis of Bayesian Adaptive Trials in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McGill University in Montreal. The successful applicant will develop statistical models and computational techniques to be applied in a real clinical trial design setting.

This is a one-year (12-month) position with the possibility of renewal. The position is available immediately with a preferred start date of May 1, 2023. The salary will be 70,000 CAD per year plus benefits. Additional funding is also available to support research-related travel, including collaborative meetings and the dissemination of research results at meetings, conferences or workshops.

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Postdoctoral Associate in Statistical Data Science with Applications to Wildland Fire Science and Management | University of Western Ontario | Apply by December 15, 2022 (extended)

This position has been reposted with an extended application deadline and start date.

The Department of Statistical and Actuarial Sciences at the University of Western Ontario invites applicants to apply for a position as a Postdoctoral Associate in Statistical Data Science. The successful applicant will develop and apply statistical/biostatistical tools for the modelling of complex spatio-temporal data for environmental and other processes with an emphasis on collaborative research on wildland fire science and management.

This is a one-year (12-month) position with the possibility of renewal. The position is available immediately, but the start date is flexible. The preferred start date is on or before May 1, 2023. The salary will be $60,000 per year plus benefits.

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CRM StatLab–CANSSI Postdoctoral Fellowship 2023–2024 | Apply by January 31, 2023

A CRM StatLab–CANSSI Postdoctoral Fellowship 2023–2024 in statistics is available to candidates working under the supervision of at least one member of the CRM StatLab (list) in Montreal. Applications are due by January 31, 2023, for a single position beginning April 1, 2023. CRM StatLab, CANSSI, and the supervisor(s) will ensure a minimum salary of $53,000.

Candidates graduating from institutions outside of Quebec are especially encouraged to apply.

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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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