The Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) 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 https://medicine.iu.edu for additional information about the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Charlie Dong's laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine located in Indianapolis, Indiana is seeking to recruit a highly skilled and motivated postdoctoral researcher to join the research team. Dr. Dong's lab is funded by the National Institutes of Health. The current lab research is focused on the pathogenesis and molecular mechanism of the fatty liver disease, cirrhosis, and liver cancer using both cell systems and animal models.
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.
As the nation's largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance gender and racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana. More information about diversity and inclusion efforts at IUSM can be found at https://faculty.medicine.iu.edu/diversity.
1. Doctorate or terminal degree required. PhD with substantial hands-on research experience in biomedical sciences is required.
2. Experience with molecular biology, cell biology, and animal pathophysiology is preferred.
3. Skills in animal procedures including injections and primary cell isolation are helpful.
4. Excellence of publication record in recognized peer-reviewed journals, written and verbal communication skills in English, and organizing skills.
5. Candidate is expected to be highly motivated with an excellent record of scientific achievements.
About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
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.