Postdoctoral Researcher

Updated: 21 days ago
Job Type: FullTime

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The Department of Bioengineering at McGill University seeks a Postdoctoral Researcher to work on a four-year CIHR Funded project in the area of identifying the effects of long COVID on the autonomic nervous system using high-field (7T magnetic resonance imaging) and physiological monitoring. The Researcher will be joining a multidisciplinary team of researchers mainly based at McGill University, led by Dr. Georgios Mitsis (Department of Bioengineering), Dr. Richard Hoge (Department of Neurology) and Dr. Marie-Helene Boudrias (School of Occupational and Physical Therapy). They will have the unique opportunity to access and use a state-of-the-art 7T MR scanner, one of the only two currently available in Canada.


  • Oversee and participate in data collection (high-field neuroimaging and physiological monitoring, including transcranial Doppler ultrasound) to take place at the Department of Bioengineering and Montreal Neurological Institute
  • Supervise graduate and undergraduate students working in the project
  • Analysis of neuroimaging and physiological data
  • Preparation of manuscripts and conference presentations


  • Ph.D. in biomedical engineering, neuroscience or related field
  • Previous experience with functional magnetic resonance imaging and/or transcranial Doppler ultrasound data collection and analysis (e.g., FSL, SPM or equivalent)
  • Strong background in biomedical signal processing
  • Excellent knowledge of statistics and related software packages (e.g., R, SPSS or equivalent)
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • High level organizational skills
  • Leadership skills, ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
  • Sense of motivation and ability to work independently

Expected start date: June 1, 2023

Duration: 1 year renewable

Salary: CAD45,000 - commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualified applicants should submit a single application package online which includes the following:

  • A cover letter

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • List of at least 2 references (name and contact information)

Inquiries should be addressed to Prof. Georgios Mitsis

Annual Salary:

(AMURE Post-Doctoral Fellow Researcher) $41,500.00

Hours per Week:

35 (Full time)


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