Postdoctoral Research Fellow

St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto, ON, Canada
Job Type:
  • Postdoctoral
Degree Level Required:
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Postdoctoral Research Fellow

The successful candidate will be involved in the application of data science techniques to build predictive models of health outcomes among individuals with traumatic, malignant and degenerative conditions affecting the spinal column and spinal cord. They will work under the supervision of Christopher Witiw M.D., M.S. and Jefferson Wilson M.D., Ph.D.


The successful candidate will play a key role in the success of this research program. This will include study design, data access and linkage, ensure data integrity, recode/derive variables, statistical analyses (both epidemiologic and machine learning methods), presentation of findings, drafting and publication of scientific manuscripts and grant writing. The successful candidate will also help to mentor and supervise other students.


A PhD with expertise in a relevant discipline (e.g. data science, machine‐learning, computer science, artificial intelligence, biostatistics, epidemiology)

Advanced skills with statistical software (preferably R, Python and SQL)

Experience with health outcome modeling (eg. regression, classification, cluster analyses)

A familiarity with health services or health outcomes research is preferable but not required.

  • How to Apply

    To apply for this position, please email your CV and a brief description of your reasons for interest and relevant experience.