Mitacs – Postdoctoral Fellows Opportunities

Mitacs has announced the return of two popular postdoctoral research and training programs this fall.
1. The Mitacs Accelerate industrial postdoc provides up to 3 years of funding valued at $55,000/year for research with a company or not-for-profit, as well as access to professional skills training courses. Postdocs: 

  • Build a longer-term collaboration with a company or not-for-profit
  • Apply their expertise to real-world problems
  • Connect with a potential employer

This limited-time offering closes on December 6, 2019. With questions or for more information, contact or Erin Azzopardi at

2. Mitacs Elevate provides two years of postdoc funding valued at $60,000/year plus extensive customized professional development training ($7,500/year non-cash value). Postdocs: 

  • Manage a long-term collaborative research project with a company or not-for-profit
  • Develop business-ready skills in leadership, financial literacy, management and negotiation, project management, problem solving and much more
  • Key deadlines
    • January 8, 2020 – Intent to apply and conflict of interest declaration deadline
    • February 19, 2020 – Final application deadline

For questions or more information, please contact or Erin Azzopardi at

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About the Author

Kueneman, Karen
Staff, 2015 Fall