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Postdoctoral Appointee Otolaryngology

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Applications should include a cover letter describing research experience & interests, CV, and contact information of three references. All applications must be submitted through this site.

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Position Details

Title Postdoctoral Appointee Otolaryngology
Specific Title
Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow
Department IUSM - Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

We are looking for a motivated and creative post-doctoral appointee to join our group at the Indiana School of Medicine. Our lab studies pathophysiology of the inner ear using a novel human stem cell-derived 3D inner ear organoid model in conjunction with genetic mouse models. We are interested in modeling hair cell and neuronal degeneration in these model system to determine cellular networks that lead to cell death and to establish molecules that can prevent degeneration.

Experimental approaches being used in the lab include CRISPR/Cas9, cell culture with live cell imaging, immunohistochemistry with confocal microscopy, Ca2+ imaging, RNA-seq, coimmunoprecipitation and proteomics. Our dynamic inner ear research group includes Eri Hashino, Ph.D. and Karl Koehler Ph.D. who pioneered 3D inner ear organoids.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in biomedical sciences. Previous research experience in human stem cell culture and proteomics is highly desirable, but not required. Salary is compatible with NIH pay schedule

Department Contact for Questions

Rick F. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
980 West Walnut Street, WH—432B
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions

Applications should include a cover letter describing research experience & interests, CV, and contact information of three references. All applications must be submitted through this site.

Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM002392016

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Applicant Documents

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