PDF and Graduate Positions, University of Waterloo, Canada

Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellowship (in Any Discipline) in Canada

PDF and Graduate Positions: Our lab is on the lookout for highly motivated and passionate individuals to join our research endeavors. If you are passionate about research and eager to work in an inspiring environment, we invite you to apply and join our team.

PDF and Graduate Positions IDEATION LAB

Designation: Positions Available for Postdoctoral Fellows (PDFs) and Graduate Students

Research Area:

  • Wearable Biosensing
  • Closed-Loop Sensing and Drug Delivery
  • Machine Learning Methods for Health Monitoring
  • Diabetes and Cancer Research

Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


  • PDF Position Qualifications:
    • Holding a PhD in engineering (chemical, biomedical, material, and mechanical or similar) or science (chemistry, biochemistry, or similar).
    • One or two of the below expertise are required:
      • Electrochemical biosensing and surface and bio-functionalization.
      • Optical biosensing.
      • Microfluidics and micro/nanofabrication.
      • Polymer chemistry and synthesis.
    • Having high-quality publications.
    • Exceptional problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong leadership, management skills, and the ability to work independently within a multidisciplinary research lab.
  • Graduate Position Qualifications:
    • Holding an undergraduate or master’s degree in engineering (chemical, biomedical, material, and mechanical or similar) or science (chemistry, biochemistry, or similar).
    • Being graduated from top Canadian or international universities.
    • Undergraduate GPA of 3.75 out of 4 or higher.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Job Description: Successful candidates will be involved in cutting-edge research projects within the specified areas. Responsibilities include conducting experiments, analyzing data, collaborating with team members, and contributing to publications.

How to Apply: Send an e-mail to mahla.poudineh@uwaterloo.ca with the following:

  • Your CV.
  • A cover letter summarizing your background and research interests.
  • Email addresses of 2-3 references. Use the subject line “IDEATION Lab-PDF Application” or “IDEATION Lab-Graduate Application” in your email.

Only applicants who meet the qualifications and follow the instructions will be contacted for an interview.

Last Date for Apply: Until position filled



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