The Nutrition and Metabolism Research Group (NMRG) at Queen’s University, Canada, is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Metabolism, Human Nutrition, and Health. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Dr. Chris McGlory and have the unique opportunity to lead a CIHR-funded project examining the role of omega-3 fatty acid ingestion to offset skeletal muscle loss during bedrest.
Applicant: The ideal applicant should have a Ph.D in Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Nutrition, or Clinical Science. Experience working with stable isotope tracers in a clinical and/or a human exercise physiology setting is an asset.
Key duties and responsibilities:
• To lead, organize, and execute a multidisciplinary clinical bedrest trial
• To contribute to grant and original research paper writing
• To assist with other ongoing human exercise and nutrition trials in the laboratory
• To mentor undergraduate and graduate students
Queen’s University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ persons.
How to apply:
Applications should be sent via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight on Thursday, March 24th and include the following:
1. cover letter describing their career goals and suitability for the position;
2. a curriculum vitae;
3. the names and contact information of three referees.
Postdoctoral fellows are governed by the PSAC 901 Unit 2 Collective Agreement. Remuneration will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement, and appointments are subject to funding or enrollment criteria: Contact PSAC 901: email@example.com