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Assistant/ Associate Research Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Position Details

Title Assistant/ Associate Research Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Specific Title Associate Director of Proteomics Core
Appointment Type Scientist Track Faculty
Department IUSM - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

The Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) located in Indianapolis, Indiana is seeking applications for an Associate Director of the Proteomics Core. The IUSM proteomics core is equipped with various LC-MS/MS systems including a Thermo Fusion Lumos with ETD. More details about the core can be found here: The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a related field and extensive experience in the application of mass spectrometry to biological systems. The Associate Director will work closely with the Core Director and serve as the primary interface between users and the experimental platforms.

The Associate Director’s duties will include: helping users with experimental design, performing and troubleshooting proteomics experiments, maintaining the core instrumentation, developing methods for user projects, and analyzing proteomics data. Expertise in LC-MS approaches and associated bioinformatics and strong communication skills are required. A strong publication record with evidence of collaborative publications is desired in one or more of the following areas: quantitative analysis of protein levels, global analysis of post-translational modifications, top-down/middle-down mass spectrometry, chemo-proteomics, and/or affinity purification-mass spectrometry. Interested applicants should submit a research statement that outlines past achievements, their curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for at least three references.

Basic Qualifications

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, or a related field and extensive experience in the application of mass spectrometry to biological systems. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience.

Department Contact for Questions

Patty Dilworth

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions
Priority Application Review Deadline 03/28/2017
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM000652016

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
Optional Documents