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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Pediatrics

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Position #00044647 IN-PINF

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Pediatrics
Specific Title
Appointment Type Tenure Track Faculty
Department IUSM - Pediatrics
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

The Indiana University School of Medicine is recruiting a Founding Director for the Indiana University Vaccine Center. This position will be supported with substantial institutional resources including a generous endowed chair to support personal research and startup, funds to recruit a cadre of faculty to implement this vision, and an opportunity to create a state of the art Vaccine Center in a new research space designed to fit the vaccine research needs. Partnership with researchers at Purdue University and local vaccine and medical device development companies will allow translation of basic science discoveries to animal and then human studies, with the goal of a development pipelines for vaccines to combat current and emerging infectious diseases and potentially for use in other immunotherapy applications.

Indiana University is a multi-campus public research institution, and a world leader in professional, medical, and technological education. Indiana University has an annual operating budget of $2.1 billion. The IUSM has over $320 million in grants awarded for fiscal year 2015-2016, the majority of which come from the NIH. Additionally, IUSM provides an interdisciplinary and interactive scientific environment with many multidisciplinary centers and state-of-the-art core facilities. IUSM’s clinical partner, IU Health, operates an organized system of care across 18 hospitals that offers unmatched potential for clinical, educational, and research collaborations.

Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.

Basic Qualifications

The successful candidates will possess MD and/or PhD degrees, extramurally funded research programs, academic credentials appropriate for an appointment with tenure, and eligibility for licensure in Indiana if applicable. It is preferred that candidates have clinical and research interests in infectious disease immunology and/or vaccine therapeutics and development. Administrative expectations include strategic alignment with the goals of the nation leading sections of Infectious Disease in the Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, as well as the AMPATH global health program.

Department Contact for Questions

Dr. Chandy John
Director, Ryan White Center for Pediatric Infectious Disease and Global Health, Indiana University School of Medicine,
1044 W Walnut St,
Indianapolis, IN 46205.

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions

Position #00044647

Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date 07/01/2017
OAA # IUSM000312016

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this position?

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  2. * Are you a dual career partner (your partner or spouse is already being recruited)?
    • Yes
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
Optional Documents