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Post Doctoral Fellow Injury Prevention Research

Competition #:821748

Job Title:Post Doctoral Fellow Injury Prevention Research

Job Category:Research

New Work Type:Full-Time Temporary

Positions Available:2

Union Affiliation:NU

Posted Date:16/05/18

Closing date:03/06/18

Length of Temporary Assignment:12 months

FTE Assignment (Cas=0.000001):1.0

The Division of Neurosurgery, St Michael’s Hospital at University of Toronto is seeking highly motivated, creative postdoctoral fellow to apply novel techniques in translational bioinformatics and data analytics. 

Ideal candidate should have a M.D or Ph.D in either Health Data Sciences, Statistics, Computer Sciences, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or related subjects. The MD or PhD degree should be obtained within the last six years. User-level programing (preferably as R and/or Python) is essential. Good command of spoken and written English essential. Knowledge of GPU programing and experience handling genetic/population scale datasets is a plus. Background in biology and/or medicine is also a plus and a good publication record is an advantage.

Successful candidate will be working with an energetic team of interdisciplinary researchers consisting of computer scientists, statisticians and medical doctors. This is a stimulating work environment with plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and establish strong track record in the emerging field of health informatics.


  • Analyze population scale/genetic data
  • Apply/modify/develop data analytic pipelines
  • Prepare/present/publish manuscripts and progress reports;
  • Collect, store and transfer study data in accordance with REB requirements;
  • Supervise students;
  • Participate in the initiation of new research and grant writing.

Annual Stipend: $50,000 - $70,000 per year depending on the level of experience of successful candidate