University of Alberta

Postdoc-Opportunity in Cardiopulmonary Physiology

Division of Pulmonary Medicine

Competition No.  -    A100642439
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.


Clinical Physiology Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

We are looking for a postdoctoral fellow with experience in cardiovascular and pulmonary physiology for a 2-year CIHR-funded position in Dr. Michael Stickland’s Clinical Physiology Laboratory within the Department of Medicine,University of Alberta. The successful candidate will lead projects examining 1) the cardiovascular consequences of obstructive lung disease, 2) whether exercise training reduces vascular risk in asthmatics. It is expected that the applicant will also collaborate with ongoing research in the areas of: 1) pulmonary circulation and exercise, 2)pulmonary gas exchange, 3) pulmonary rehabilitation.

We seek a highly motivated physiologist with a PhD in exercise physiology or related field, a strong track record of productivity, and the ability to work independently. Previous experience studying human integrated physiology and clinical populations is desirable but not essential. Expertise in exercise testing, pulmonary function testing,Doppler ultrasound, and cardiac function evaluation would also be helpful, although opportunities for training will be provided.

To Apply:

Interested candidates can submit their application consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to:

Dr Michael Stickland Professor

Division of Pulmonary Medicine Department of Medicine

University of Alberta

Edmonton, Canada


Closing date:The position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.