The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BIOM) at the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) is seeking applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level in the area of gene expression. This is broadly defined as experimental and computational approaches to determining the mechanisms of gene expression and RNA biology. The Department looks to build upon strengths in gene expression and systems biology, mass spectrometry, signaling, and structural biology. The Departmental culture values a collaborative working environment and places a strong emphasis on mentoring.
We encourage applications from women and other underrepresented groups; Indiana University is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. In addition, it is the University’s policy to provide reasonable ADA services for qualified persons with disabilities. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, color, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, protected veteran status, and religion. Indiana University is an EEO/AA Employer, M/F/D/V.
About the school: The Indiana University School of Medicine (https://medicine.iu.edu/) is the largest medical school in the US and is annually ranked among the top medical schools in the US by US News & World Report. More information about sponsoring units can be found at the following websites: Indiana University School of Medicine Precision Health Initiative (PHI) (https://medicine.iu.edu/expertise/precision-health-initiative/) and BIOM (http://medicine.iu.edu/departments/biochemistry-molecular-biology/).
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Successful applicants are expected to have/develop a strong, extramurally funded research program (either independent or multi-investigator), participate in training students and post-doctoral fellows, and engage in collaborative research partnerships complementary to their scientific interests with members from the entire IUSM community. A competitive salary, startup funds, and space will be provided.
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Interested individuals should submit a Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, research statement with future plans, and the names and addresses of 3-5 references. Application materials must be in electronic format, posted to this posting. The search committee will begin considering applications immediately and on an on-going basis until positions are filled. Questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
OAA #: IUSM004202016
Internal Number: 6296
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.