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Title Postdoctoral Fellow in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology-Dong Lab
Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow
Department IUSM - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
The Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) 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.iu.edu for
additional information about the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Charlie Dong's laboratory in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular
Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine located in Indianapolis,
Indiana is seeking to recruit 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 the fatty liver disease, cirrhosis, and liver
cancer using both cell systems and animal models.
Indianapolis is the 12th largest city in the United States and is growing and
thriving 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, which contribute over $44 billion annually
to the local economy. The vibrant downtown is a bustling commercial center,
entertainment destination and residential neighborhood. The expanding
residential base is driven by rich amenities and quality of life – the city is
home to a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation
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 gender and racial equity to transform health and wellbeing
for all throughout the state of Indiana. More information about diversity and
inclusion efforts at IUSM can be found at
https: // faculty.medicine.iu.edu/diversity.
1. Doctorate or terminal degree required. 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 procedures including injections and primary cell
isolation are helpful.
4. Excellence of publication record in recognized peer-reviewed journals,
written and verbal communication skills in English, and organizing skills.
5. Candidate is expected to be highly motivated with an excellent record of
Department Contact for Questions
Dr. Charlie Dong
Candidates interested should send curriculum vitae and names of three
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
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM011382016
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