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University of Alberta, Canada invites online Application for various Postdoctoral Fellowship in their different Departments. We are providing a list of Postdoc Fellowship positions available at University of Alberta, Canada.

Eligible candidate may Apply as soon as possible.

 

(01) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title:  Senior Research Associate

The main role of this position will be to lead the production of Health Evidence Reviews (HERs) at the request of government. It requires proficiency in systematic review (including critical appraisal and meta-analytic techniques) and scoping review methods; basic quantitative techniques; and qualitative approaches to collecting and analysing data. Strong communication skills are needed, since the position must interact with many different stakeholder communities. In addition to this main role, there will be  opportunities to engage in other research related to methods for assessing technologies, services and programs throughout their lifecycle and determining the broader social value of therapies for rare diseases as part of other grants held by members of the Unit.  Therefore, activities in which the research associate will be involved include planning, developing, conducting, implementing and disseminating research in the form of HTAs and other empirical work.

Deadline : Open Until Filled

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(02) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc summary/title: Research Associate – Agronomy

We are seeking a Research Associate specialization in Agronomy. The purpose of the cereal agronomy research program is to generate knowledge and foster innovation to support the growth of Alberta’s cereal crop industry. The candidate’s primary role is to develop, coordinate, lead, execute and interpret research projects to generate high-quality scientific information for growers and the industry. The successful candidate will work with the Principle Investigator Dr. Guillermo Hernandez-Ramirez with the department of Renewable Resources within the Faculty of Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences.  This scientific position contributes to lead and coordinate research programs on cereal agronomy at the provincial scale. This involves developing new research questions, writing research proposals, securing funding, implementing and coordinating research projects, data analysis and interpretation, modelling of cropping systems, developing management recommendations for Alberta farmers, and publication of research findings in peer-reviewed journals.  The incumbent will collaborate with government, applied research associations, university and private industry researchers provincially, nationally and international crop commissions and scientific organizations to develop agronomic advice for cereals in all of Alberta’s major agro-ecological environments. In accordance with the Trust/Research Academic Staff Agreement, this research associate appointment will be for 18 months from the start date with the possibility of renewal based on performance and funding availability with an annual salary range of $74,084 – 101,888 per annum commensurate with education and qualifications.

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(03) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Associate

The Research Associate is responsible for (scientific and operational) data oversight from the point where data collection is complete through to access of processed data by members of the research team and production of research outputs. The Research Associate will assist with other aspects of management of the project as required. This position will focus on the Alberta Workforce Resilience Study and support the ongoing TREC Measurement System (TMS). The TREC Measurement System (TMS) is an observational study in which data are collected across ~90 facilities from several thousand providers. TMS surveys are collected at approximately 18-month intervals, while data from residents is collected in annual and quarterly (RAI-MDS 2.0) assessments routinely captured in the nursing homes. The upcoming Alberta Workforce Resilience Study is an expanded wave of the longitudinal TMS observational study. It will run through 2025 and include an expanded cohort of LTC homes in Alberta. Survey data are captured in a variety of ways, the majority using structured face to face or virtual interviews with care aides, unit managers and facility administrators/directors of care and using online surveys with regulated providers (nurses, allied professionals, medical directors). Results are fed back to all levels at specified intervals and in a variety of formats (e.g., short information sessions with posters, provincial/regional policy summits, newsletters, etc.). A large contingent of interviewers are used to complete the structured personal interviews.

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(04) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Associate

This position will design and conduct complex scientific research specifically to how tumor microenvironment promotes cancer progression and impairs immune function. A particular focus will be applied to applications of cellular immunotherapy such as target discovery, construct design, transduction efficiency and novel approaches to cytotoxicity. The incumbent will collect, analyze and interpret data relation to research and clinical translation as well as set research activity objectives in consultation with the principal investigator (PI).   This research scientist will write grant applications pertaining to the projects in the lab (CRS, CIHR, CCSRI, WCHRI).  They will also supervise trainees working within this research focus.   The candidate will invite guest speakers/collaborators and apply for funding for their visits.  They will also collaborate with private corporations in collaborative projects which can include securing contract research funding or provision of indirect assistance such as pure drug substance (Celgene, Bristol Myers Squibb, Gilead).  As part of the team, this position will participate in scientific oversight of the laboratory and assist the PI in supervision of students, technicians and other staff in the laboratory.  The candidate will also assist with teaching on occasion (Oncology at various levels) and assist in poster judging at local research days (CRINA, ImmuNET). 

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(05) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Research Associate

This position involves working closely with clinician researchers and our laboratory technicians on the design of experiments, data analysis and interpretation, grant applications and publications specific to the gut microbiota, GI infections, pathobionts and antimicrobial resistance testing. The ideal candidate will have a passion for human biotherapies including FMT, the host-microbe interactions with C. difficile infection and experience in probiotics, parabiotics and postbiotics research in GI diseases, especially application of next-generation probiotic strains and their by-products as novel therapeutics.

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(06) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral/Research Associate Position in the Energy Forecasting & Planning (CODE: PDF-EFP)

We are looking for an individual with research experience broadly in the area of energy and environmental systems engineering. Individuals applying for this position should have an interest and some experience in integrated resource planning and modelling focused on energy demand and supply. We are developing environmental footprints (e.g., greenhouse gas emissions, $/tonne of CO2) of energy demand and supply sectors for a particular jurisdiction. The individual should have some experience working with relevant energy forecasting and planning models (e.g., LEAP, MARKAL). The candidate is expected to carry out research on assigned project(s). The candidate will have an opportunity to develop and initiate new research activities in relevant areas and supervise junior researchers. In addition, the candidate will have an opportunity to teach relevant courses in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta based on their background. The successful candidate will join an active group of researchers in the area of energy and environmental systems engineering supported by a large consortium made up of industry and government. The position is initially for two years and may be extended. The remuneration is commensurate with qualifications. The position is available immediately and the applications will be reviewed as received. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those of interest will be contacted by our office.

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(07) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral/Research Associate Position in Energy and Environmental Systems Engineering (CODE: PDF-CIR)

We are looking for an individual with research experience in the area of energy and environmental systems engineering. Individuals applying for this position should have an interest and research experience in modeling carbon-intensive energy conversion systems, specifically in the conversion and processing of natural gas, oil, and coal to other forms of energy. The candidate should have experience in developing process models for the estimation of the viability of these types of energy systems. The individual should also have some experience in process modeling using relevant tools (e.g., Aspen Plus). The candidate is expected to carry out research on assigned project(s). The candidate will have an opportunity to develop and initiate new research activities in relevant areas and supervise junior researchers. The candidate will have an opportunity to teach relevant courses in engineering based on their background in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The successful candidate will join an active group of researchers in the area of energy and environmental systems engineering supported by industry and government. The position is initially for one year and may be extended. The remuneration is commensurate with qualifications. The position is available immediately and the applications will be reviewed as received. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those of interest will be contacted by our office.

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(08) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral/Research Associate Position in Biomass and Bioenergy Systems Engineering/Biorefinery (CODE: PDF-BIOMOD)

We are looking for individuals with research experience broadly in the area of energy and environmental systems engineering with a focus on biomass. Individuals applying for this position should have an interest and research experience in modelling biomass-based energy conversion systems, specifically in the conversion of forest- and agriculture-based biomass or other organic waste to fuels and chemicals. The candidate should have experience developing techno-economic models for the estimation of the viability of these types of energy systems. The individual should also have some experience in modeling biomass conversion processes using relevant tools (e.g., Aspen Plus). The candidate is expected to carry out research on assigned project(s). The candidate will have an opportunity to develop and initiate new research activities in relevant areas and supervise junior researchers. The candidate will have an opportunity to teach relevant courses in the Department of Mechanical Engineering based on their background.

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(09) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Researcher, Animal Cognition Research Group

The appointment will initially be for two years with a salary starting at $40,000 (CAD) per year with annual increase and benefits, one-time moving expense, and $2,000 per year for professional development. This post is renewable subject to satisfactory performance. Starting date is negotiable, but preferred start dates are between September 2023 to January 2024. Successful candidates will be expected to apply for external funding with the help of the PI, those candidates invited to interview will be asked outline postdoctoral funding opportunities to which they can apply (including deadlines and evidence that they meet eligibility requirements) from their home countries. International applicants are welcome and encouraged.

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(10) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Position in the Vision and Learning Lab, University of Alberta

We are setting up a new lab at the ECE Department, University of Alberta, focusing on exciting research topics in computer vision and machine learning, such as geometric methods for computer vison and machine learning problems, visual behavior analysis, and biomedical image analysis. We are looking for exceptional Postdocs to join us. Ideally, you are a PhD with demonstrated ability to conduct high quality research in computer vision and/or machine learning, and have a track record of publications in top venues. The start date is flexible. The position is for 1-2 year(s) with possibility for renewal.

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(11) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Position in Life Cycle Assessment of Energy Systems

We are looking for an individual with research experience broadly in the area of energy and environmental systems engineering. Individuals applying for this position should have an interest and some research experience in life cycle assessment of energy systems specifically in energy conversion pathways. The candidate should have experience in developing LCA models for the estimation of the environmental impacts of energy systems. Relevant experience using LCA software will be a desirable asset. The candidate is expected to carry out research on assigned project(s). The candidate will also have an opportunity to develop and initiate new research activities in relevant areas and supervise junior researchers. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join an active group of researchers in the areas of energy and environmental systems engineering supported by a large industry consortium of industry and government. The position is initially for two years and has the possibility of extension. The remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications. The position is available immediately, and the applications will be reviewed as received. Due to the high volume of applicants, only those of interest will be contacted by our office.

Deadline : Open Until Filled

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(12) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Position in Indigenous and Global Health Research Group

The Indigenous and Global Health Research Group (IGHRG) led by Dr. Sangita Sharma, the Canada Research Chair in Population Health, Professor in Indigenous and Global Health Research Group in the Department of Medicine at the University of Alberta is currently accepting applications for postdoctoral positions with the team. The IGHRG is a multi-disciplinary research group of 25+ staff that was established by Dr. Sharma in 2010. Dr. Sharma and the team have an extensive international background working with over 22 populations in various countries worldwide but now primarily focus on working with Indigenous and/or ethnic minority populations in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories (NT), and Nunavut (NU). Current funded projects include: assessing health and wellness and access to healthcare services with Indigenous seniors and Elders living in NT; maternal and infant health care and outcomes for Indigenous populations in NT; identifying the barriers to and opportunities for improving access to healthcare services for Indigenous populations in NT to inform culturally appropriate programming to improve patient experiences; capturing the anticipated and unanticipated consequences of COVID-19 preventive measures with Indigenous communities in NU and NT; working with NT Indigenous communities to understand the perspectives of community members toward HPV, HPV vaccination along with attitudes towards and experience with the COVID-19 vaccine; assessing side effects and experience of COVID-19 vaccination among NT and NU Indigenous communities; gathering culturally safe recommendations for increasing trust in public health prevention measures in northern Indigenous communities; and working with 25 NT and NU communities to explore community immunity from COVID-19 and COVID-19 vaccination as well as gather recommendations to support future pandemic preparedness in Arctic Canada. These projects offer exciting opportunities to contribute to the current dynamic health situation and toward improving the health and wellness of Indigenous communities in Canada.

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(13) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Position In Computational Psychiatry (Real-World Applications of AI and Machine Learning on Health Data)

The successful applicants will participate and lead research that applies advanced statistical, AI and ML techniques to large populational health data of patients with mental and substance use disorders. Current and potential projects include two main directions: 1) Individualized prediction of mental and substance use disorders and overdoses and associated health and economical outcomes in the population using health, survey and biological data; 2) Implementation of ML models through interactions with multiple stakeholders and people with living and lived experiences The successful applicants will have the opportunity of supervised access to several public and government/institution owned datasets, including large (over 4 million people) de-identified health data from Alberta. In this context, there are excellent opportunities for shared mentorship and collaboration with several PIs in psychiatry and computing science, including the Alberta machine intelligence institute (Amii). The successful applicant will play a leadership role for several research projects in computational psychiatry, develop and participate in preparation of research grant proposals, assist in the supervision and training of other personnel including technologists, graduate students, other lab members and scientific collaborators. The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to work directly with our partners in Ministries of Alberta Government, Alberta Health Services (AHS) and Canadian Mental Health Association Edmonton, as well as international partners. The ideal applicant will exhibit a high level of motivation to pursue data-driven research in mental disorders, to publish in excellent peer-reviewed journals, and to seek prestigious fellowships and research awards, as appropriate.

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(14) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Position in Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory – Memory for Events Lab

The Memory for Events (ME) Lab (PI: Dr. Peggy L. St. Jacques) at the University of Alberta invites applications for a fully funded postdoctoral researcher to lead cognitive neuroscience research investigating memory for real-world events. The postdoc will contribute to research examining the neural mechanisms by which people form and remember immersive memories for realistic events. Candidates excited about functional neuroimaging of memory for real-world events, the role of visual perspective in shaping mental models of events, and/or the use of state-of-the-art immersive virtual reality methodologies to study event memory are encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will have a PhD in psychology and/or neuroscience, and a record of publishing fMRI research using advanced methods to study memory (e.g., MVPA, network analysis). A strong quantitative background and competency in programming environments such as Matlab, SPM, Python, R, and Psychtoolbox is also required. Familiarity with Unity/C# and/or immersive virtual reality methodologies (e.g., Oculus Rift) is highly desirable but not required.

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(15) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Position in Cancer Proteomics

Post-Doctoral Fellow position is available at the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a strong background in bioanalytical chemistry, mass spectrometry, proteomics or molecular biology and interests in cancer proteomics. The successful candidate will join a dynamic and translational research program in prostate cancer proteomics, biomarker discovery, and serological diagnostics of cancer and infectious diseases (https://sites.google.com/ualberta.ca/drabovichlab).

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(16) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Position

Additive Design and Manufacturing Systems Laboratory has an immediate vacancy for a Postdoctoral fellow with direct research and development experience in robotics and Robot Operating System (ROS). Candidates with experience in industrial robotics application to additive manufacturing processes will be preferred. This position will be open to candidates who possess an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Computer Science, or a relevant discipline, and a Ph.D. in robotics, mechatronics, additive manufacturing, or optimization and control (Ph.D. obtained after 01-January-2018). Applicants who have applied before to the ADAMS lab may also apply if their Ph.D. completion date is after the above date.

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(17) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral or Research Associate Position In Robotics and Industrial Automation

Additive Design and Manufacturing Systems Laboratory has an immediate vacancy for a Postdoctoral fellow or a research associate in serial robotics and industrial automation. Candidates with experience in the Robot Operating System (ROS) or PLC based control of robotic arms will be preferred. This position will be open to candidates who possess an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Computer Science, or a relevant discipline, and a Ph.D. in the area of serial robotics, advanced robotic manufacturing automation, or additive manufacturing. The position is currently vacant and available for an immediate start. The applications will be reviewed in the order received, and the position will remain open until filled. The contract’s initial term will be one year, extending depending on the contract’s continuation, individual performance, and funding availability. The salary will be commensurate to the experience.

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(18) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Gravitational and Quantum Physics

This position would be to do research in theoretical gravitational physics and/or related subjects in quantum theory, such as black hole evaporation, black hole information, quantum cosmology, and related areas. The position is for two years (with the second year conditional upon satisfactory progress in the first year), beginning in Fall 2023. Compensation is at $50,000 per annum with supplemental benefits.

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(19) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Manufacturing Automation and Autonomous Robotics

We are looking for a postdoctoral fellow to join our research group in the area of advanced manufacturing, robotic cell design and development, autonomous repair, and manufacturing automation. The current research focus of the group is in intelligent system design, automation, and manufacturing using Industry 4.0 principles  and technologies. The successful candidate will conduct research in autonomous robotic system design and development, hands-on prototyping, programming, sensors integration and analysis, and intelligent process planning and optimization for offsite construction and manufacturing processes. The candidate must have a research focus, evidenced through published peer-reviewed articles or thesis, in one of the following areas:

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(20) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Fellow to Support Provincial Seniors Health and Continuing Care

The Postdoctoral Fellow will contribute significantly to the successful conduct of multiple activities prioritized by the Scientific Office of the Provincial Seniors Health and Continuing Care. In consultation with the supervisor, the Postdoctoral Fellow will lead the design and implementation of knowledge synthesis and translation activities related to the strategic directions of the Integrated Provincial Team. Activities will include a diverse set of experiences, not limited to systematic/scoping reviews on identified content areas, management of a rapid review project, participation in quality indicator selection and definition, and primary data collection projects on prioritized health and/or aging topics. The former will include communication with traditional collaborators, while the latter will necessitate communication with the public and community, social, and health service stakeholders. The successful applicant will assist in refining evaluative frameworks and supporting the development and conduct of applied research sub-projects. The Postdoctoral Fellow will actively contribute to the development of manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed publications as well as diverse dissemination media, and participate in the adjudication of applications to competitions aligned with strategic directions. The Postdoctoral Fellow will also assist with general operations as needed, and engage in professional development opportunities as relevant and interested. The training environment will provide a diverse set of experiences. Working with colleagues at University of Alberta, University of Calgary, and Alberta Health Services, the successful applicant will be exposed to research leaders and multi-professional teams in an innovative health service delivery setting.

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(21) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Fellow in Lymphatic Disorders

The Department of Oncology within the University of Alberta conducts basic and applied research into cancers and related diseases. This project will involve studying lymphatic disorders. This includes lymphedema and lymphocytic leukemias. The main goal of this research is to understand the molecular mechanisms of lymphedema and leukemia, microenvironmental factors that contribute to disease progression and treatment resistance. The successful fellow will be conduction research in cellular models of disease, animal models of disease and correlated these results with human biospecimens from patients suffering from lymphatic disorders.

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(22) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Fellow – Organic Chemistry

We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled postdoctoral fellow in organic chemistry to join our dynamic research team. Under the guidance of the Principal Investigator (PI), you will play a pivotal role as a synthetic chemist, contributing to the cutting-edge field of metabolomics. Your primary responsibility will be to synthesize small organic molecules, serving as novel reference standards essential for advancing metabolomic research. This role presents a unique opportunity to actively engage in innovative scientific endeavours, collaborate with renowned experts, and make significant contributions to our understanding of metabolomics.   

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(23) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Fellow – Modelling Land Use Change with Emphasis on Peatland

The successful candidate will work closely with Drs. Feng Qiu and Vic Adamowicz as well as an interdisciplinary team of experts on a land use project. The primary focus is on land use change modeling, emphasizing peatland dynamics in Canada, using geospatial data analysis and spatial econometrics. The role is crucial to the “Modelling Peatland Disturbance/Conversion in Alberta” project funded by Environment and Climate Change Canada. This project examines baseline trajectories for peatlands under alternative possible policy and economic futures with the intent of using this baseline as the benchmark for evaluation of climate change policy measures. 

Deadline : Dec 16, 2023

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(24) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Fellow – Medical Microbiology and Immunology

A full-time postdoctoral fellowship position is available in the Elhenawy lab at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. We are interested in exploring the pathogenesis of Escherichia coli strains associated with inflammatory bowel diseases. This includes studying the metabolism of these bacteria in the host environment. Moreover, we are investigating how these strains use type IV secretion system to form biofilms in the gut. We apply cutting-edge tools such as transposon insertion-sequencing, RNA-sequencing, and microscopy to characterize the role of these bacteria in driving inflammation.

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(25) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral fellow – Chemical Reaction Engineering, MITACS

The successful candidate will be passionate about innovation and want to contribute to climate change solutions. The candidate will possess a solid track record of creativity in developing experimental strategies and a demonstrate applied knowledge of catalyst science, gasification, and separation technology.  Preference will be given to candidates with a strong background in chemical engineering, demonstrated experience working with catalysis (zeolite chemistry), and experience in operating high- pressure tubular reactor and knowledge of online analytical quantification techniques.  A solid understanding of kinetics, heat and mass transfer, thermodynamics, and numerical methods are expected. Experience with catalyst synthesis, characterization, reactor design, experimental design (i.e., factorial experimental design), and experimental precision / execution are desired skills for the position.

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(26) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Fellow – Cell Biology

A postdoc position is available immediately to study calcium and redox signaling between the Endoplasmic Reticulum and Mitochondria in the Simmen laboratory (Department of Cell Biology, University of Alberta). The successful applicant will be studying the function of redox-sensitive ER proteins in this mechanism. These proteins localize to ER-mitochondria contact sites dependent on oxidation and reduction of cysteines. A special focus interest will be on the significance of this mechanism for the crosstalk between various CNS cell types, using co-culture approaches. Candidate proteins, novel or identified by the lab previously (e.g., TMX1, PERK, Ero1), will have to be mechanistically characterized using yeast and/or mammalian cell culture; more details are available in our publications and on our websites http://www.ualberta.ca/CELLBIOLOGY/simmen.html Minimal requirements are previous experience with cell biology, potentially with yeast and two first author publications in an international journal. Applicants need to provide a cover letter that outlines their career objectives and how they would address the questions associated with the project, CV and scanned university grades. Primarily, this position is for Canadian nationals or permanent residents. Outstanding applicants from abroad will be considered but must have excellent English knowledge both spoken and written (high TOEFL/GRE scores or equivalent). The location of the job is at the University of Alberta, the 5th largest university in Canada with world-class biomedical research labs. Edmonton is a culturally vibrant, young city that lies in close proximity to the Rocky Mountains, offering excellent opportunities for sports enthusiasts.

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(27) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Fellow

A postdoctoral fellow position is immediately available in the laboratory of Dr. Qiumin Tan, in the Department of Cell Biology at the University of Alberta to study the role of Cajal-Retzius cells in brain development and function. We are especially interested in: (1) the developmental programmed cell death mechanism of Cajal-Retzius cells, (2) the functions of these cells in the adult brain, and (3) the communication of Cajal-Retzius cells with neural and non-neural cell types.

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(28) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Suzette Brémault-Phillips (principal investigator) and the Heroes in Mind, Advocacy and Research Consortium (HiMARC), in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Alberta, are looking to fill multiple Postdoctoral Fellow researcher positions, both full-time and part-time. HiMARC is a provincial initiative specializing in health and wellbeing research for military personnel, veterans, public safety personnel and their families. We are committed to improving the health outcomes of these populations through novel research and best clinical practices.

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(29) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Postdoc Opportunity in Neurology

One position for post-doctoral fellow is now open in S. Kar’s lab: Dr. S. Kar, affiliated with the Department of Medicine (Neurology), is a neuroscience researcher with vivid interest in Alzheimer disease pathogenesis. His research has been funded by federal organizations including Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). He is seeking one postdoctoral fellow with experience in neuronal culture and/or animal models of neurodegenerative diseases to work on a multidisciplinary project dedicated to establishing therapeutic potential of nanoparticles in the treatment of Alzheimer disease pathology. The research program involves in vitro study as well as cellular and animal models of Alzheimer’s disease. This work ranges from advanced biophysical and cell biology methods to animal behavior.

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(30) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Post-doctoral Fellow

We are interested in exploring the underlying mechanisms linking immune dysregulation to diseases such as autoimmune type 1 diabetes and obesity-related insulin resistance, and cancer. We apply cutting-edge tools, such as multi-dimension flow cytometry, and RNA-seq, and metabolic profiling to study primary lymphocytes derived from animal models of autoimmune diseases and diet-induced obesity. The projects to be undertaken are supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)/JDRF and the Cancer Research Society and will explore the impact of insulin resistance T lymphocytes in antitumor immune surveillance. Another project will investigate the underlying metabolic alterations in pathogenic vs regulatory CD4+ and CD8+ T cells in autoimmune diabetes.

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(31) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Post-Doctoral Fellow

We seek a postdoctoral fellow with expertise in adaptive immunology interested in investigating the links between T cell and myeloid polarization, viral and autoimmune inflammation using mouse models. Another PDF position is available to study the underlying mechanisms linking immune dysregulation and cardiac and skeletal muscle wasting during cancer and chemotherapy. We apply cutting-edge tools, such as multi-dimension flow cytometry, RNA-seq, and metabolic profiling to study the pathogenesis in cancer mouse models.

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(32) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Post-doctoral Fellow

The postdoc position is supervised by Dr. Xiaoting Li in the Department of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta. The research project that the postdoc will participate in is a multimodal study of the directive system in Mandarin interaction. The start date of this position is January 1, 2023. A slightly later start date in spring 2023 might be possible upon negotiation. The successful candidate will work with Dr. Xiaoting Li on data collection in the field, supervising data transcription, participating in data analysis and research dissemination (publications and presentations). The position provides opportunities to work on interdisciplinary research team in collaboration with researchers in psychology, gesture studies, and computer engineering (machine learning). The successful candidate will assist Dr. Xiaoting Li to coordinate the interdisciplinary research team in the project. The successful candidate needs to be an enthusiastic and passionate researcher.

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(33) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Post Doctoral Fellow, Biopolymer Science/Engineering

The successful candidate will work with Drs Aman Ullah and Tariq Siddique on a combination of reactor design, biopolymer synthesis and applied biopolymer research. The potential of biopolymers for water remediation will be investigated. The position provides opportunities to work on interdisciplinary research projects in collaboration with a research team working on a larger theme. The successful candidate for this position needs to be an enthusiastic and passionate researcher.

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(34) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Post doctoral Fellow in Tree Improvement

The appointment will be for one year with a salary starting at $50,000 CAD per year plus benefits as applied under UofA postdoctoral program office. The successful applicant will work closely with Dr. Barb Thomas to complete multiple manuscripts from previous research. The successful candidate will be located in Edmonton for this position at the University of Alberta, Department of Renewable Resources.

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(35) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Post doctoral Fellow – Immunology

The Elahi Lab is seeking an outstanding Immunologists for a 3-year Postdoctoral fellowship. The successful candidate will investigate specific concepts related to solid tumors and other immunological studies. The Elahi Lab is seeking applicants who are dedicated, hard-working, innovative and can work independently within a very collaborative environment. The ideal candidate should have Ph.D (be within 5 years of this degree) with an outstanding background in immunology, and have demonstrated a strong publication record in the field.  Candidates with a research interest in cancer-immunology are particularly encouraged to apply. The position requires excellent written and oral communication skills.

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(36) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Post Doctoral Fellow

Reporting to the Principal Investigator (Dr. Gotte), the PDF works in a laboratory that studies viral proteins using biochemical and genetic techniques to understand their mechanisms and facilitate knowledge-based drug design. The successful applicant would be expected to perform experiments in addition to some administrative duties. While the Principal Investigator would be the direct supervisor, the PDF will eventually become largely independent with regards to their day-today activities.

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(37) Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Postdoc Fellowship Position summary/title: Post Doctoral Fellow

The project involves generation and molecular characterization of breast cancer Patient Derived Organoids (PDOs). PDOs are generated from an individual patient tumor and are cultured as 3D organoids. The candidate will use PDO culture models and next-generation-sequencing  to evaluate PDO drug sensitivity and mechanisms of resistance.  These studies will provide valuable insight on PDO potential as precision health tools.

Deadline : Open Until Filled

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About The University of Alberta, Canada  – Official Website

The University of Alberta  is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta, and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president. Its enabling legislation is the Post-secondary Learning Act. The university is considered a “Comprehensive academic and research university” (CARU), which means that it offers a range of academic and professional programs, which generally lead to undergraduate and graduate level credentials.

The university comprises four campuses in Edmonton, the Augustana Campus in Camrose, and a staff centre in downtown Calgary. The original north campus consists of 150 buildings covering 50 city blocks on the south rim of the North Saskatchewan River valley, directly across from downtown Edmonton. 39,000 students from Canada and 150 other countries participate in 400 programs in 18 faculties.

The University of Alberta is a major economic driver in Alberta. The university’s impact on the Alberta economy is an estimated $12.3 billion annually, or five per cent of the province’s gross domestic product.

 

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