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Assistant Scientist (Drosophila Genomics Resource Center)

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Position Details

Title Assistant Scientist (Drosophila Genomics Resource Center)
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Biology
Position Summary

The Drosophila Genomics Resource Center at Indiana University Bloomington ( is seeking an Assistant Scientist (also serving as an Associate Director of Cell Resources and Development) to join its management team.

The DGRC is a dynamic and heavily used repository for Drosophila genomic (DNA vectors and clones) and cell lines that serves researchers worldwide. IUB provides an outstanding intellectual environment for DGRC activities, with more than a dozen research groups using Drosophila for studies in molecular and cell biology, development, neurobiology, physiology, evolution and ecology. The work of DGRC scientists is wide ranging and includes management of collection contents (accessions, quality control), information management (biocuration, database construction and use, website development), scientific communication (user support, grant proposals and reporting, conference presentations, position papers, manuscripts), and business operations (personnel, user accounts, billing, financial recordkeeping and reporting).

The new DGRC Assistant Scientist will participate in all aspects of DGRC operations and eventually assume a primary leadership role in the organization. Candidates should have extensive knowledge of Drosophila tissue culture, Drosophila genetics, excellent communication skills, proven grantsmanship, well-developed organizational abilities, interest in a long-term position, and a keen desire to support the Drosophila research community.

Basic Qualifications

Ph.D. in biology or related field and relevant postdoctoral experience with a solid record of research accomplishments required. Experienced scientists are encouraged to apply.

Department Contact for Questions

For general questions, please contact Jeremy Bennett (

For questions about the position, please contact Andrew Zelhof (

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank Commensurate with experience, with full benefits
Special Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV and the names of three references to

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.

For Best Consideration Date 05/04/2018
Expected Start Date 08/01/2018
OAA # 21803-02

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

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