Postdoctoral Position in Cancer Proteomics
Competition 553

Department Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Laboratory Medicine & Pathology Dept
Posted date May 1, 2024
Closing date Will remain open until filled.
Position Type Full Time - Trust Funded


This position is a part of the Association of the Academic Staff of the University of Alberta (AASUA).

This position offers a benefits package found at Postdoctoral Fellows Benefits.

Working for the University of Alberta

The University of Alberta acknowledges that we are located on Treaty 6 territory, and respects the histories, languages and cultures of First Nations, Métis, Inuit and all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.

The University of Alberta is a community of knowledge seekers, change makers and world shapers who lead with purpose each and every day. We are home to more than 14,000 faculty and staff, over 40,000 students and 260,000 alumni worldwide.

Your work will have a meaningful influence on a fascinating cross section of people—from our students and stakeholders, to our renowned researchers and innovators who are quite literally curing diseases, making discoveries and generating solutions that make the world healthier, safer, stronger, and more just.

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 dynamic and translational research program in prostate cancer proteomics, biomarker discovery, and serological diagnostics of cancer and infectious diseases (

While protein mass spectrometry is our key analytical approach, we utilize various molecular biology, analytical chemistry and cell culture techniques and bioinformatics approaches to investigate 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.

To Apply:

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

Closing date: 

The position will remain open until filled.

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

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.

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

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, M├ętis 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.