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Position 00036072 IN-PPLB

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Position Details

Title Scientist/Scholar
Specific Title Assistant Research Professor
Appointment Type Scientist Track Faculty
Department IUSM - Pediatrics
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

The Department of Pediatrics, Pulmonary Inflammation, Asthma and Allergic Diseases Research Group within the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research, is looking for an Assistant Research Professor. Pulmonary Inflammation, Asthma and Allergic Diseases Research Group is a program dedicated to elucidating the pathophysiology and improving the diagnosis and management of asthma and allergy through novel multidisciplinary research. The program focuses on immunological basis of asthma, allergy and autoimmune diseases. The areas of interest are the development and function of T helper cells and regulatory T cells, and how the interactions between these immune cells determine the development and sustention of the diseases.

This position will conduct research on the immunological basis of asthma, allergy and autoimmunity, as well as developing mouse models and performing functional analyses. This position will perform and/or oversee mechanistic studies of these diseases both in vitro and in vivo. Also, will be required to collaborate with lab members and facilitate coordination of projects, as well as directing specific aspects of training for members of the lab. Must be able to formulate hypotheses and independently design and troubleshoot experiments. Requires good written English skills.

Basic Qualifications

Successful candidates must have a PhD, MD or MD/PhD with strong research background in Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Genetics.

Department Contact for Questions

Baohua Zhou, PhD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Indiana University School of Medicine
HB Wells Center for Pediatric Research
1044 West Walnut, R4 272
Indianapolis, IN 46202
zhoub@iu.edu

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions

Position 00036072
IN-PPLB

Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date 07/01/2017
OAA # IUSM001322016

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)?
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Applicant Documents

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