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We are seeking a skilled and dedicated full-time permanent Epidemiologist to join our team to support one of our large studies, PREPARED, which aims to enhance acute respiratory infections surveillance across Canada and work on a variety of projects within Upstream Lab. This role may involve working with public health officials and leveraging both traditional epidemiological techniques and advanced computational methods such as machine learning (ML) and natural language processing (NLP). The epidemiologist will play a key role in designing, implementing, and managing the acute respiratory infections surveillance system that leverages primary care electronic medical record (EMR) dataThe ideal candidate will have a strong background in epidemiological methods, data analysis, literature review and analysis, and research design, with a passion for improving population health outcomes.



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Project Manager II

We are currently looking for a full-time permanent Project Manager II to join our team to oversee one of our large studies, PREPARED, and various research projects at Upstream Lab. This position encompasses the overall responsibility for the development and implementation of strategies to execute this study, as well as general management and oversight of recruitment and site setup for this study.



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Senior Research Associate

We are seeking a Senior Research Associate to create our Talent Development Program focused on data science/surveillance, implementation science, clinical research, and community participatory research. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and executing online training modules and workshops and managing internships with industry partners.



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Volunteer opportunity

Join our team in conducting a scoping review of interventions addressing social determinants of health in Latin America. We’re seeking undergraduate or graduate students proficient in English and either French, Spanish, or Portuguese, with prior experience in scoping reviews. This is a unique opportunity to enhance your knowledge synthesis skills, contribute to meaningful research and become a co-author of the final publication. Submit your CV and cover letter by June 28 to

COVID-19 Trial Now Enrolling Participants

CanTreatCOVID: Canadian Adaptive Platform Trial of Treatments for COVID in Community Settings

The study is open to adults aged 18 – 49 years with one or more chronic condition(s) or adults aged 50+ years who tested positive for COVID with symptoms starting in the last five days.

Eligible participants will

  • Take a COVID medication approved by Health Canada or follow public health advice on COVID
  • Complete an online diary from Day 1 to 14
  • Complete a survey on Day 21, 28 and 90 and Week 36
  • Receive $30 for each follow-up

Participation is voluntary.


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Prospective Master's and PhD Student

Prospective Master’s & PhD Student

Dr. Andrew Pinto is accepting Master’s and PhD students enrolled at Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation and Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. Students who are interested in being supervised by Dr. Pinto should email at least 6 weeks prior to deadlines, and provide a CV and brief letter indicating their alignment with the Lab.