Job Opportunities


Research Engineer (03/15/2022)

The research engineer position will provide technical and engineering support to various research projects. The research engineer will be expected to demonstrate leadership and innovation in executing their work and will be able to tackle problems independently with supervisory input from the team. The research engineer will design and construct MRI coils, circuits and other apparatuses used for conducting research studies. Additionally, the research engineer will be responsible for the proper operation, function, and maintenance of the polarizer and coils, MRI scanner, and any other devices used in experiments and clinical studies. The research engineer will be expected to participate in all clinical and preclinical research activities including developing experimental design, data collection and analysis, phantom experiments, pulse sequence development, contributing to research publications, presentations and grant applications, communicating with industry partners and equipment suppliers, and ordering laboratory supplies. The research engineer will have excellent time management capabilities and communication skills, as well as a solid understanding of PCs, MS Office, MatLab, LabView and various other software. Experience with other software and electrical/mechanical analysis software will be an asset.

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
Email: malbert1@lakeheadu.ca


Post-Doctoral Fellowship (03/15/2022)

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.

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
Email: malbert1@lakeheadu.ca

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