Assistant/Associate Scientist or Assistant/Associate Research Professor wanted for Basic and Translational Research in Muscle Wasting/Cachexia The Cachexia/Euhexia laboratories of Teresa Zimmers, PhD and Leonidas Koniaris, MD in the Department of Surgery and IU Simon Cancer Center of the Indiana University School of Medicine seek highly qualified research scientists or faculty. The NIH and VA funded-projects are centered on mechanisms driving muscle wasting and metabolic dysregulation in cancer, organ injury, trauma and other systemic diseases. Projects include mature studies near publication as well as new, less developed, highly novel molecular pathways hitherto unexplored in cachexia. The candidate will work closely with an interdisciplinary group of scientists at all levels, physicians including surgeons, and clinical research personnel in a growing multi-investigator environment. Training in models and methods and grant writing will be provided, along with travel to national and international meetings and opportunities for networking with leaders in the field.
This is a grant funded position.
At the IU School of Medicine, we offer focused, systematic and sustained programs that are aligned with three foundational pillars of diversity and inclusion: representational diversity, inclusive working and learning environment, and cultural competence. Therefore, we are looking for applicants who can help ensure all our mission areas are inclusive and equitable.
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