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Assistant Research Professor Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Position Details

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

We are seeking candidates for an Assistant Research Professor position in the laboratory of Dr. Jaeyeon Kim, an assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center at Indiana University School of Medicine.

Dr. Kim’s laboratory studies molecular mechanisms of ovarian cancer, particularly high-grade serous carcinoma (HGSC). Research focuses on: (1) identifying the HGSC cell of origin using lineage tracing in mice; (2) the role of DICER and microRNAs in HGSC; and (3) early genetic and molecular changes driving HGSC, using genomic, genetic, cellular, and molecular approaches.
Salary will be commensurate with experience. Health and retirement benefits will be provided.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants must have a doctorate degree in biological or biomedical sciences. Critical for a successful candidate is extensive experience with genetically engineered mouse models of ovarian or other solid tumors. In-depth knowledge of reproductive and developmental biology is also desirable. Essential is technical expertise in molecular, cellular, and genetic approaches, which include: cloning, cell culture, western blot, protein expression, QPCR, siRNA or shRNA-based gene silencing, immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, confocal microscopy, flow cytometry, CRISPR/Cas9-based gene deletion or editing in cells and mice, and designing and cloning targeting vectors for genetically engineered mouse models. In addition to conducting research, the successful candidate will assist with lab management and supervising research programs and personnel.

Department Contact for Questions

Patty Dilworth
317-274-7020
padilwor@iupui.edu

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date 09/01/2017
OAA # IUSM001632016

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. List Of References
Optional Documents