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Assistant Research Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

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Title Assistant Research Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Specific Title
Appointment Type Scientist Track Faculty
Department IUSM - Microbiology & Immunology
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is hiring a scientist track faculty member with competency in teaching, training, and research in the area of immune-oncology and vaccine development. The Research Assistant Professor will design, execute and manages research projects including animal studies and correlative studies. The candidate will collaborate with the principal investigator (PI) to develop and implement goals and objectives of studies; conceptualizes, designs and executes complex laboratory experiments; plans and executes advanced immunological, molecular and cellular techniques; plans, coordinates and oversees processing and analysis of data; analyzes and interprets research data; develops and implements new and/or revised research methodology and techniques; plans and tests experimental designs, sampling techniques, and analytical methods; develops and establishes research controls, criteria and standards; performs critical analysis of literature relevant to research; collaborates with principal investigator to write and prepare research papers and manuscripts for publication and presentation at national and conferences and workshops, and in the writing of project reports, articles and other documents; attends and presents research results at national and international scientific conferences, workshops and seminars; assists with development, writing and preparation of grant proposals to obtain new or renewal of extramural funding in support of research; investigates, identifies and recommends possible sources of research funding; The assistant research professor will be responsible for mentoring graduate and undergraduate students in laboratory techniques.
As the nationís 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.
Basic Qualifications
A terminal degree is required.
Department Contact for Questions
Susan Voight, Human Resources Coordinator at
Additional Qualifications
Four years postdoctoral research experience is required.
Special Instructions
Interested candidates please include a cover letter, your CV, your research statement/agenda, and contact information of three professional references.
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM-01714-2023

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