Postdoctoral fellow in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Indiana University South Bend
Title Postdoctoral fellow in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Specific Title Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow Department IUSM - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis Position Summary
Dr. Charlie Dong's laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine located in Indianapolis, Indiana is currently recruiting a highly skilled and motivated postdoctoral researcher to join the research team. Dr. Dong's lab is funded by the National Institutes of Health. The current lab research is focused on the pathogenesis and molecular mechanism of diabetes and obesity, fatty liver disease, and cancer using both cell systems and animal models.
As the nation's largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.
Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, or cancer pharmacology. Previous experience in the field of genomic stress, transcription, DNA repair and/or replication mechanisms with strong training and publication track record are an advantage for this position
Department Contact for Questions
Dr. Charlie Dong, PhD Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Indiana University School of Medicine
Webpage: https: // medicine.iu.edu/faculty/19563/dong-x
1. PhD with substantial hands-on research experience in biomedical sciences is required.
2. Experience with molecular biology, cell biology, and animal pathophysiology is preferred.
3. Skills in animal experiments are helpful.
4. Excellence of publication record in recognized peer-reviewed journals, written and oral communication skills in English, and organizing skills.
5. Candidate is expected to be highly motivated for scientific research.
Applicants are invited to submit a recent CV and a concise research/personal statement describing background/qualifications, future goals and reasons for the interest in this position. In addition, please include names and contact info of at least three professional references in your CV . This position is available immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Priority Application Review Deadline Expected Start Date OAA # IUSM-01765-2023