Postdoctoral Position in Cancer Proteomics

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology

Competition No.  -    A114142515
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

Drabovich Laboratory

Position Description

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 highly dynamic and translational research program in biomarker discovery and proteomics of prostate cancer ( With protein mass spectrometry as a key analytical approach, we utilize various molecular biology and cell culture techniques, next generation sequencing, bioinformatics and proteogenomics to study protein function in cells and clinical samples. For our previous publications, see:


The candidates must hold a PhD degree completed within the past five years, have first-author publications, and have a strong background in bioanalytical chemistry or molecular biology. Prior expertise in proteomics, genomics or cancer research will be an advantage. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.


The University of Alberta is home to 39,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff and is ranked as a top 5 research-intensive university in Canada and top 100 in the world. Close connections of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology with the University of Alberta’s teaching hospitals facilitate integration of basic science, clinical research and translational medicine. Edmonton is a vibrant Western Canadian city of ~1 million people including an excellent public school system and a full slate of arts, sports, music, restaurants, as well as Rocky Mountains with Jasper and Banff National Parks.

Interested candidates should forward a copy of their CV, brief statement of research interests with career goals, PDFs of selected first-author publications, as well as contact information of three referees to:

How to Apply

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.