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Precision Health Chemical Biology and Biotherapeutics Faculty

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Position Details

Title Precision Health Chemical Biology and Biotherapeutics Faculty
Specific Title
Appointment Type Open
Department IUSM - Dean's Office
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking excellent faculty for multiple positions as scientist, clinical or tenure-track faculty within the Chemical Biology and Biotherapeutics pillar of the Precision Health Initiative.
Goals of the Precision Health Initiative
• Address major and large-scale health problems facing humanity through multidisciplinary teams of extraordinary, innovative researchers
• The $120 million investment in Precision Health is being used to recruit approximately 40 new, full-time faculty members on the Indiana University campuses in Bloomington and Indianapolis
• Creation of new facilities, centers, and user platforms, including new gene editing and sequencing cores at the IUSM, and a GMP facility to produce cellular therapeutics
• Combine these funds with other IUSM resources to significantly expand the scope of this initiative

Basic Qualifications

Academic Tracks and Requirements
All positions require a terminal degree in a related discipline.
• The best option if you are solely focused on research
• Offers Scientist and Research Professor titles
• Research training, publication record, and current or potential extramural funding will be deciding factors in track and rank
• Track designed for full-time clinician/educators
• Strong commitment to service and teaching
• Dedication to all three areas of the tripartite mission: service, teaching, and research
• Excellent research credentials and high impact publications required
Indianapolis is the 14th largest city in the United States and is growing and thriving economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation, which contribute over $44 billion annually to the local economy. Our dynamic downtown is a bustling commercial center, entertainment destination and residential neighborhood. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. For additional information on life in Indy, visit or
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Indiana University is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Department Contact for Questions

Liz Whitaker

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM001662016

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a dual career partner (your partner or spouse is already being recruited)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * 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

Applicant Documents

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