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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor-Neuropathologist Physician-Scientist

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Position Details

Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor-Neuropathologist Physician-Scientist
Specific Title Neuropathologist Physician-Scientist
Appointment Type Open
Department IUSM - Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine seeks a neuropathologist physician-scientist with research expertise in dementia or neuro-oncology and strong diagnostic skills to join its neuropathology division. The candidate we seek will have a track record of success in research. Income from a substantially endowed professorship will help to support the work of the successful candidate.

The division of neuropathology has two full-time neuropathology faculty members and two neuropathology fellows. The division provides clinical service for the 15 hospitals of Indiana University Health, Eskenazi Health, and the Roudebush VA Medical Center. The range of specimens is broad and includes neoplasms, muscle and nerve biopsies, ophthalmic pathology, and autopsy pathology. IU Health Riley Children’s Hospital is the only comprehensive pediatric hospital in the state and has an active neurosurgery service.

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine occupies a dedicated laboratory building with first class facilities that support the clinical, academic, and research collaborations of Indiana University Health and the Indiana University School of Medicine.

The applicant is expected to bring and continue to develop an independently funded research program in one of two areas. For applicants with a research interest in neuro-degenerative diseases, opportunity exists to collaborate with members of the Stark Neuroscience Institute under the direction of Dr. Bruce Lamb and scientists in the Indiana Alzheimer Disease Center under the direction of Dr. Andrew Saykin. Applicants with a research interest in neuro-oncology will have the opportunity to collaborate with members of the Simon Cancer Center, directed by Dr. Patrick Loehrer.
Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Basic Qualifications

The applicant must be certified in neuropathology by the American Board of Pathology and eligible for medical licensure in Indiana. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. Indianapolis is a thriving Midwestern city with a vibrant downtown community, outstanding cultural and sports facilities, beautiful suburbs and a low cost of living.

Department Contact for Questions

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM000782016

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this position?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Are you a dual career partner (your partner or spouse is already being recruited)?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. List Of References
Optional Documents