Specific Title: Assistant Research Professor in Ophthalmology
Location: IU School of Medicine
Department: IUSM - Ophthalmology
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
The Department of Ophthalmology at the Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking outstanding candidates for Scientist track faculty positions. Applicants should have evidence of excellent research training, including high impact publications. Research Responsibilities: It is expected that 80% of effort will be spent carrying out research on studying disease mechanism of diabetic retinopathy. It is expected that the applicant has prior experience of working in animal models of diabetes, handling of ocular tissues, circadian rhythms, and cell culture. The remaining time will be on lab organization and safety. Duties may include but are not limited to the following:
Animal models of diabetic retinopathy and circadian rhythms
Western blotting, cellular and protein analysis.
mRNA, miRNA analysis and molecular biology studies
Maintaining cell lines in culture.
Stem cell isolation using magnetic beads.
Cell sorting by flow cytometry
Maintaining accurate records of experiments and results.
Communicate with other team members to ensure efficient running of the lab.
Update protocols as necessary.
Interested candidates should visit https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings. The search committee will begin evaluating applications as they are received and applications will continue to be reviewed until positions are filled.
About the School and Department: 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. Please visit http://www.medicine.iu.edu\ophthalmology for additional information about the Department of Ophthalmology.
About the Campus: To learn more about the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus, please visit: http://www.iupui.edu/about/
About Indianapolis: Indianapolis is the 12th largest city in the United States and is growing and thriving economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation, which contribute over $44 billion annually to the local economy. The vibrant downtown is a bustling commercial center, entertainment destination and residential neighborhood. The expanding residential base is driven by rich amenities and quality of life – the city is home to a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas.
Candidates should have Ph.D., M.D., or Ph.D./M.D and be highly motivated with a terminal degree in the area of biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, cell biology, genetics or a related field and at least 6 years' laboratory experience are encouraged to apply.
Department Contact for Questions:
Ashay Bhatwadekar, Ph.D., R.Ph. August M. Watanabe Translational Research Scholar Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute Indiana University School of Medicine 1160 W. Michigan Street, #GK-305P Indianapolis, IN 46202 Off:317-278-5075 Fax:317-274-2277
OAA #: IUSM007432016
Internal Number: 8980
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.