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Post Doctral Appointee

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Position Details

Title Post Doctral Appointee
Specific Title
Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow
Department IUSM - Radiation Oncology
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

A postdoctoral research position (prefer to fresh Ph.D.) is available in the laboratory of Dr. Xiumei Huang, in the Department of Radiation Oncology, Indiana University School of Medicine at Indianapolis. Dr. Huang’s primary research goals and mission of her laboratory is directed toward understanding the mechanism of NQO1 bioactivatable drugs against NQO1+ cancers and how to exploit these drugs for tumor-selective personalized therapies. Her laboratory is also investigating the effects of the immune system (STING and checkpoint inhibitors) on the efficacy of NQO1 bioactivatable drugs. The research projects include mouse cancer xenograft model development, evaluating novel anticancer drugs and mechanistic characterizations. Ideal candidates will have excellent experimental expertise in cancer biology and orthotopic mouse models of cancer.

Basic Qualifications

Qualified applicants should have a Ph.D. in Biology/Biochemistry or related fields and be highly motivated, creative, proactive, and work well in a team environment.

Department Contact for Questions

Please send CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references to Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM002762016

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