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Tenure Track Faculty

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Please include a cover letter that outlines your research goals, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references with your application.

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Position Details

Title Tenure Track Faculty
Specific Title
Appointment Type Tenure Track Faculty
Department IUSM - Pharmacology & Toxicology
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Indiana University School of Medicine is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. We seek an outstanding scientist who will bolster our diverse research portfolio, adding to our strengths in cancer biology, neurobiology, drug abuse, and infectious disease and pathogenesis. Candidates conducting cutting-edge research in any of these areas and employing state-of-the-art methods in biochemistry, cellular signaling, or epigenetics and gene expression are especially encouraged to apply.
Successful applicants are expected to have or obtain external grant support, and participate in teaching pharmacology-based courses to graduate and medical students. Candidates should hold a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. and demonstrate a record of productive and high quality research. Academic credentials and existing extramural grant support will determine faculty rank. Highly competitive start-up packages are available including ample laboratory space.
The scientific environment at the School of Medicine and in the Department is highly interactive and productive with ties on campus to other Basic Science and Clinical Departments, as well as Research Centers and Institutes. Outstanding core facilities are also available.
Evaluation of applications will start on September 26, 2016 and continue until position is filled.

Basic Qualifications

PhD, MD, or MD/PhD
Current Research Program in Cancer Biology, Neurobiology, Drug Abuse, or Infectious Disease and Pathogenesis

Department Contact for Questions

Lisa King

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions

Please include a cover letter that outlines your research goals, curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three references with your application.

Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM001732016

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Personal Contact: At Professional Meeting or Conference
    • Personal Contact: Direct Contact by Search Committee
    • Personal Contact: Referred by colleague or advisor
    • Personal Contact: School of Medicine recruiter
    • Personal Contact: IUHP Physician Recruiter
    • Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
    • Announcement: Other Website
  2. * Are you a dual career partner (your partner or spouse is already being recruited)?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Will you hold a doctoral degree by the date indicated in the job advertisement?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

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