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Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Appointment Type Tenure Track Faculty
Department IUSM - Pediatrics
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
The Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine is seeking
candidates for a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor of Pediatrics
position to interrogate the molecular mechanisms responsible for the quality
control of cystic fibrosis transmembrane-conductance regulator (CFTR)
biogenesis by the endoplasmic reticulum using cell culture and mouse models.
The goal of this research would be to improve mutant CFTR expression on the
plasma membrane and ultimately translating the discoveries of bench research
into therapeutic interventions for the treatment of people with CF. The
applicant should have experience in CFTR research, epithelial cell culture,
mouse models, molecular biology, biochemistry, and exhibit a willingness to
collaborate with the current members of the department. The applicant also
should have some support from extramural sources.
The Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Sleep Medicine in the
Department of Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine conducts
basic, translational and clinical research. Specific areas of study include
cystic fibrosis, asthma, bronchopulmonary dysplasia, primary ciliary
dyskinesia, specialized physiologic testing, allergic diseases and sleep
disorders. The division has a history of participating in investigator-
initiated studies as well as drug trials and is a part of the Cystic Fibrosis
Foundation Therapeutic Development Network, the Food Allergy Research and
Education Network, and the Pediatric Behavioral Sleep Research Network. The
division has been awarded funding from the NIH, the Cystic Fibrosis
Foundation, the American Lung Association, the American Academy of Allergy,
Asthma and Immunology, and the Food Allergy Research and Education Network.
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.
Doctorate or Terminal degree is required.
Department Contact for Questions
Dr. Reuben Kapur
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM011362016
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