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Postdoctoral Scholar, Exercise Physiology, Faculty of Kinesiology

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Job ID: 19515

Updated: December 12, 2019

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

Area: Exercise Physiology

Duration: 2 years

Start Date: January 1st, 2020 or later

Salary: $55,000

The Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary is accepting applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in Exercise Physiology.

Job Description:

The successful candidate should be able to perform cardiovascular measurements at rest and during different modalities of exercise in diverse populations, ranging from young to older participants of different fitness level (i.e., sedentary to highly trained). Experience in evaluating flow mediated dilation would be considered an asset.


The successful candidate must have a PhD degree in Kinesiology or related area, with deep understanding of cardiovascular adjustments and adaptations to acute and chronic endurance exercise. Expertise in assessment of vascular responsiveness, oxygen consumption, cardiac output, and muscle oxygenation is essential.

Application Details:

To apply for this position or to get more information, please contact Dr. Juan Murias by email: [email protected].

Applicants will be considered until November 29th, 2019 or until the position is filled. All applications will be acknowledged, but only candidates who are invited for an interview will be contacted.


Additional Information

To learn more about postdoctoral scholar opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Postdoc Careers website. For more information about the Faculty of Kinesiology visit Careers in the Faculty of Kinesiology.

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