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Research Associate

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Position Details

Title Research Associate
Specific Title
Appointment Type Research Associate
Department IUSM - Pediatrics
Campus IU School of Medicine South Bend
Position Summary

The Indiana University School of Medicine -
South Bend (IUSM-SB) invites applications from outstanding individuals for a Research Associate position. Successful candidates will assist the Principal investigator in conducting sponsored research on the role of the vasculature in lung development. A competitive candidate must be able to work in compliance with established molecular and biochemical procedures and will be able to identify and resolve readily identified problems. The candidate will be responsible for coordinating the maintenance of equipment, data collection, oversee data and specimen processing. Duties to include but not limited to planning, executing, and analyzing experiments in an independent manner under the guidance of a senior investigator, genotyping – supervision of the transgenic mouse colony / analysis, cell culture, molecular biology and biochemistry experience, histological studies and analysis, and train new students / laboratory personnel. A demonstrated competence in scientific writing and good presentation skills is highly desired.

Basic Qualifications

Required: BS or BA in biology, cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or related field; Preferred: MS in related field.

Required Experience: Minimum of 2 years bench research experience including but not limited to molecular and biochemistry skills, PCR analysis / genotyping, technical expertise in small rodent handling and procedures, cell culture; Preferred Experience: Research experience in the fields of developmental or cardiopulmonary biology. A demonstrated competence in scientific writing, good presentation, and management skills is highly desired.

Department Contact for Questions

Additional information on the faculty and facilities is available at

Qualified individuals should submit their curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM002182016

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear about this position?
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    • Personal Contact: Referred by colleague or advisor
    • Personal Contact: School of Medicine recruiter
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    • Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
    • Announcement: Other Website

Applicant Documents

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