Post-doctoral fellowship

Dr. Mitchell Albert’s laboratory focuses on developing novel hyperpolarized 129Xe MRI imaging techniques for the brain and the lungs. We are looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow (PDF) applicant to work independently with supervision from Dr. Albert. As a requirement, you will need to have completed a PhD in physics or chemistry within the last 6 years and previous experience working with either nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) or electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR). The applicant will work in a diverse environment with a multidisciplinary team to achieve the study aims. As a PDF candidate, you will assist in research as well as other laboratory responsibilities. This may include but is not limited to:

●      Planning, designing, conducting and analyzing research, preclinical, and clinical experiments.
●      Willing to teach courses in accordance with conditions as a contract lecturer.
●      Participating in conferences and other research dissemination events.
●      Publishing of research, journal articles, conference abstracts etc.
●      Collaborating with laboratory staff and fellow researchers.
●      Supervise undergraduate/graduate experiments.
●      Assist in grant writing.

The PDF candidate should have excellent time management capabilities and communication skills as well as a solid understanding of PCs and MS Office. The candidate should be also familiar with programming, data analysis, and statistical analysis. The knowledge of MatLab, LabView, and C++ would be an asset. The knowledge of electrodynamics and radiophysics would be an asset.

Salary: $CAN 52,500/year + benefits
Term: 1-year with the possibility of renewal
Expected Hours: 35 hours/week
Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2022

The candidate should send a cover letter, CV and list of 3 references sent via email to:

Dr. Mitchell Albert, Department of Chemistry
Lakehead University,
955 Oliver Road,
Thunder Bay ON
P7B 5E1, Canada

We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.

Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.