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Assistant Research Professor of Pediatrics

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Position # 00042392 IN-PHEM

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Assistant Research Professor of Pediatrics
Specific Title
Appointment Type Scientist Track Faculty
Department IUSM - Pediatrics
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology is seeking an outstanding junior faculty member with expertise in the fields of microbiology, immunology, hematology, biochemistry, molecular/cell biology or a related field to join the Section of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology at Indiana University as a full-time Assistant Research Professor. Responsibilities will also include the development, validation and implementation of research in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology sciences. The person in this position will develop, validate and implement research in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology sciences and will function in a collaborative team environment for studies focusing on improving the lives of children. More specifically, the individual in this role will oversee scientific projects and programs as well develop new and innovative approaches to transform pediatric clinical care that touch on the full spectrum of translational research including by not limited to: genomics, biomarker discovery, preclinical pharmacology, clinical studies, and personalized medicine. Training of pre- and post-doctoral students, and serving as a colleague and co-investigators to other faculty members seeking extramural funding within the Section and to other collaborative faculty members throughout the IU campus, will also be an important responsibility.

Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.

Basic Qualifications

Applicant must have doctoral degree in microbiology or related field and at least two years of a post-doctoral fellowship with a history of publishing high impact papers in the relevant field(s). In addition, the successful candidate will serve as a faculty member in our scientific program to develop novel therapies as well as actively participate in preparation of peer-reviewed manuscripts. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are important. It will be expected that the successful applicant will be an active participant in the preparation and writing of federal grant applications as required by the program to help support part of their salary and supplies. Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Department Contact for Questions

Karrie L. Tolbert
Department of Pediatrics
Indiana University School of Medicine
Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health
1120 West Michigan Street, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions

Position # 00042392

Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM003152016

Supplemental Questions

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