Position DetailsTitle Postdoctoral Fellow in Medicine - Hematology/Oncology
Specific Title Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow Department IUSM - Medicine - Hematology/Oncology Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis Position Summary
Two postdoctoral positions are immediately available in the research laboratory of Dr. Mateusz Opyrchal at Indiana University School of Medicine. The candidates will work in funded projects with a focus on translational cancer immunology. The recruits will be joining projects in targeted protein degradation and mechano-signaling, and they will have an opportunity to develop independent focus. They will have an opportunity to collaborate with other laboratories at Indiana University Simon Cancer Center, Indiana University and Vera Bradley Breast Cancer Center. With the translational focus, there will be opportunities to direct their research to direct patient applications and treatments. Candidates should have experience in in-vitro and mouse models (xenograft, GEMM, etc). Experience in cancer biology and immunology is preferred.
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.
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
The search committee will begin evaluating applications as they are received and applications will continue to be reviewed until positions are filled.
Doctorate or terminal degree required. Candidates should have experience in in-vitro and mouse models (xenograft, GEMM, etc). Experience in cancer biology and immunology is preferred. Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references.
Department Contact for Questions
Sabrina Hetzel [email protected]
Additional Qualifications Special Instructions Priority Application Review Deadline Expected Start Date OAA # IUSM-01776-2023Supplemental Questions
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