The University of Toronto Data Sciences Institute is pleased to launch our inaugural call for Postdoctoral Fellows.


Value: $60,000/year plus benefits

Duration:  2 years

Purpose:  The DSI Postdoctoral Fellowships are designed to support multi/interdisciplinary training and collaborative research in data sciences that include faculty from the University of Toronto and funding partner institutions. Currently, DSI Partner institutions are: Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, University Health Network, and The Hospital For Sick Children.

  • To be considered for the Fellowship, applicants must pursue a research project that uses a data sciences focus to address major societal issues through the development of a novel methodology or the innovative application of existing approaches and
  • applicants must identify at least two faculty members from complementary disciplinary backgrounds to serve as co-supervisors, who together can supervise the different multidisciplinary aspects of the research project.

Application Deadline: January 4, 2022, 20:00 EST

Submission: Applications are to be submitted via email by the deadline

How to apply: Access the complete application guidelines and templates via the DSI website

Further information: Professor Laura Rosella, DSI Associate Director, Education & Training is hosting a webinar on the Postdoctoral Fellowships competition on November 30, 2021. Applicants are encouraged to attend to learn more about the DSI and the overall Postdoctoral Fellowship application process.

Webinar : November 30, 2021, 9:30 -10:15 a.m. EST

To register and for further information about this opportunity, please visit DSI Postdoctoral Fellowships

A webinar recording and a copy of the presentation will be made available shortly after the session.

About the Data Sciences Institute at the University of Toronto

The Data Sciences Institute (DSI) is a central hub and incubator for data science research, training, and partnerships at the University of Toronto. Its goal is to accelerate the impact of data sciences across disciplines to address pressing societal questions and to drive positive social change. DSI is focused on training the next generation of data science scholars. To learn more about the DSI, please visit our website: