Assistant Scientist in Medicine - Hematology/Oncology

Indiana University at Bloomington

United States

December 24, 2021

Description

Posting Details Title Assistant Scientist in Medicine - Hematology/Oncology

Specific Title Appointment Type Scientist Track Faculty Department IUSM - Medicine - Hematology/Oncology Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis Position Summary

The Opyrchal lab is looking for a scientist for a position of Assistant Scientist in Medicine in a research track (non-tenure).

The applicant will supervise, advise on and participate in projects focused on investigating novel approaches for the treatment of solid cancers with emphasis on breast cancer. The successful candidate will play an integral role in future direction of the projects, manuscript and grant writing.

Our laboratory employs a wide array of techniques to study signaling pathways responsible for propagation, resistance and metastasis of breast cancer. Therefore, the applicant will perform various tasks including engineering targeting constructs, gene knockdown, genotyping by PCR and Southern blot analysis, studying gene expression and protein synthesis by qRT-PCR, western blot and flow cytometry. Furthermore, the successful candidate will utilize immunoprecipitation, protein purification, ELISA and fluorescence microscopy as well as electrophysiology and live imaging to study the biology of breast cancer.

About the School and Department: The Indiana University School of Medicine https: // medicine.iu.edu/ is the largest medical school in the US and is annually ranked among the top medical schools in the US by US News & World Report. Please visit https:// medicine.iupui.edu for additional information about the Department of Medicine.

About the Campus: To learn more about the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis campus, please visit: https:// www. iupui.edu/about/

Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years. For additional information on life in Indy: https: // faculty.medicine.iu.edu/relocation/.

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.

Basic Qualifications

Doctorate or terminal degree required. Qualified candidates will possess an MD, PhD, or equivalent in Biological or Medical sciences and 1 or more years of post-doctoral experience. Publication record. Must have experience in culture of human cells, transfections, and basic molecular biology techniques (mRNA and DNA isolation, RT-PCR, molecular cloning). Experience in mouse models is highly desirable.

Department Contact for Questions

Bridget Working (HR contact), bworking@iu.edu

Additional Qualifications

Animal surgery, tumor dissection as well as viral vector preparation and manipulation would be a plus.

Special Instructions Priority Application Review Deadline Expected Start Date OAA # IUSM012332016

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