Postdoctoral Fellowship – Human Cardiovascular Autonomic Physiology

Postdoctoral Fellowship – Human Cardiovascular Autonomic Physiology

Postdoctoral Fellowship – Human Cardiovascular Autonomic Physiology

Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Human Cardiovascular Autonomic Physiology in Health and Disease


A Postdoctoral Fellowship position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Satish R Raj in the Libin Cardiovascular Institute, located in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Our laboratory is focused on human cardiovascular autonomic physiology and pharmacology. We conduct studies exploring physiology and novel treatments in patients with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), vasovagal syncope, initial orthostatic hypotension, and orthostatic hypotension. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to join a dynamic, well-equipped laboratory and will receive highly personalized mentorship and training while pursing novel areas of study. Our laboratory is part of a supportive scientific environment with extensive resources and strong expertise in the study of cardiovascular autonomic physiology.


Opportunities are available immediately for a postdoctoral scientist with skills in human autonomic cardiovascular physiology, or with a background in clinical research and a desire to learn these techniques. Projects related to POTS, vasovagal syncope, and orthostatic hypotension are available.


More information on the laboratory and our areas of study is available here:


Information on the Libin Cardiovascular Institute is available here:


About the University of Calgary


The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university has reached its Eyes High goal to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity, and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit


Additional information

The terms and conditions of employment are covered under the UCalgary and PDAC Collective Agreement. To find out more about postdoctoral scholar program at the University of Calgary visit our Postdocs website.


About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of the world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders – in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from the strongest economy in the nation and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour’s drive from the Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.


Funding for this position is available for 2 years, with the possibility of extension. Salary will be based on experience. Applicants should have a PhD degree before the anticipated start date (start date is negotiable). Please send a cover letter, CV, and the names/contact information for 2-3 references by email to:


Satish R Raj, MD MSCI

Libin Cardiovascular Institute

Cumming School of Medicine

University of Calgary

GAC70, Health Research Innovation Centre

3280 Hospital Drive NW

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

T2N 4Z6