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Research Faculty in Anesthesia

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Position Details

Title Research Faculty in Anesthesia
Specific Title
Appointment Type Open
Department IUSM - Anesthesia
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

The Department of Anesthesia at Indiana University (IU) invites applications from faculty candidates with diverse research interests, expertise and a commitment to an academic medical career. The department of Anesthesia is transforming to a leading destination for clinician-scientists, translational and basic science researchers through recruitment and development of multiple principal investigators, expansion of research infrastructure, and increasing external funding. The current research portfolio includes programs in pediatric and adult pain medicine, cancer pain, neurosciences, traumatic brain injury, and opioid pharmacogenomics. Collaborative institutional research is supported by Indiana School of Medicine, Indiana CTSI and various research cores. Ample laboratory space and resources, and highly competitive recruitment packages are available for successful candidates through the Center for Anesthesia Research Excellence (CARE) of the IU Department of Anesthesia. Clinicians, translational and basic scientists will have resources through CARE, clinical and other collaborations within the Indiana University Health Hospitals, Riley Children’s Hospital, Indiana University School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute, and the Roudebush Veterans Medical Center. Collaborative institutional research initiatives include the Lilly Endowment-funded Physician Scientist Initiative (PSI), the strategic research initiative (SRI), and the Indiana Collaborative Initiative for Talent Enrichment (INCITE), a collaboration between IU School of Medicine and non-academic partners such as the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute, Eli Lilly and Co., Roche, Dow, Cook, BioCrossroads, IU Health and Eskenazi Health.

Rank to be determined based on previous experience.

Basic Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:
• Doctoral degree in medicine or clinical science: MD, PhD, MD/PhD, or PharmD/PhD
• Primary focus on basic, translational, and/or clinical research within the realm of the broad specialty of anesthesiology, perioperative medicine, pain medicine, and critical care
• Preexisting NIH and/or extramural funding.
• Track record of faculty and investigator mentorship

Department Contact for Questions

Chanda Prichard
Vice Chair, Clinical and Academic Administration
Department of Anesthesia
Indiana University School of Medicine
IU Health Physicians
1130 West Michigan St., FH 204
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5114

Additional Qualifications

Preferred areas of research include (not limited to):
• Clinical outcomes and translational research
• Perioperative genomics and personalized care
• Perioperative quality improvement, safety and informatics
• Acute, chronic, and neuropathic pain
• Addiction research
• Traumatic brain injury
• Anesthesia related neurotoxicity
• Obstetric and fetal Anesthesia
• Neuro-monitoring and neurosciences
• Biomarkers of disease and organ injury
• Clinical simulation/education research
• Stem cell and Regenerative Medicine

Special Instructions
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM002212016

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  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

Applicant Documents

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