University of Alberta

Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in discovery research in maternal/perinatal health, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute (WCHRI)

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Women and Children’s Health Research Institute (WCHRI) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position in discovery research in maternal/perinatal health. The department is home to research groups with world-class reputations in the area of preterm birth, preeclampsia and other maternal complications that lead to chronic disease processes in mother and/or child. The emphasis is on basic mechanisms of disease along with development of new risk predictors or novel methods for prevention or treatment.  This is an exciting position ready to be filled by a researcher in the early stages of their career who will build on the health innovation momentum in Alberta by developing a transformative and innovative research program. The goal of the research portfolio is expected to optimize maternal and infant health outcomes to reduce the risk for lifelong chronic disease. The successful applicant’s research program is expected to address some aspects of early risk assessment and detection, mechanisms of pathophysiology, or interventions that will improve health outcomes. Ideally, the program will encompass basic discovery research coupled with clinical translational studies.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) and have an excellent record of accomplishment, including relevant postdoctoral training, publication or primary research articles in high impact peer reviewed journals, success in gaining competitive external awards at the national or international level and the ability to mentor research trainees effectively.   Click here for details: UA ObGyn job posting.

Posted June 26, 2017


University of Saskatchewan

Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Physiology

Applicants must have a PhD degree in Physiology or a related biomedical discipline and should have substantial post-doctoral experience. The successful candidate will have an outstanding publication record and will be expected to develop a strong externally-funded research program. Click here for details: U-Sask Asst Prof

Posted July 7, 2017



 Western University (London, ON) – 3 positions in cognitive neuroscience and imaging research

Western ranks as one of Canada’s top research-intensive universities. From fundamental to applied discovery, its researchers advance knowledge that provides tangible benefits for the economic, social, health and cultural development of citizens in London, in Canada and around the world. While the University has achieved acclaim for research in a full complement of disciplines, it has identified signature areas in which global-scale clusters of research excellence have been established, including Neuroscience/Brain & Mind.

Western University’s BrainsCAN initiative recently received a substantial $66 million investment from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) – the largest research grant in the university’s history – providing a significant boost to ongoing research in cognitive neuroscience and imaging at Western.

A major component of BrainsCAN is Elite Core Infrastructure, to provide essential support to our researchers. TheBrainsCAN Rodent Cognition Core seeks to facilitate understanding of the circuits and mechanisms underlying cognition. Work carried out in the BrainsCAN Rodent Cognition Core capitalizes on the expertise of a world-leading group ofresearchers—including Tim Bussey, Lisa Saksida, Marco Prado, Vania Prado and Jane Rylett—to combine neurobiological techniques for manipulating brain circuits with sophisticated analysis of cognition using mainly touchscreen-based assessment systems. To learn more about BrainsCAN, please visit: http://www.uwo.ca/brainscan/index.html

  1. Touchscreen Platforms
  2. Advanced In Vivo Circuit Techniques
  3. Neuroinformatics Specialist

Posted July 5, 2017