Postdoctoral Fellow - Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering (Biomedical Sciences)

Indiana University East

United States

November 8, 2021


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Title Postdoctoral Fellow - Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering (Biomedical Sciences)

Specific Title Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow Department IUSM - Surgery - Plastics Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis Position Summary

This is a grant funded opportunity with a specific focus on bacterial biofilm and diabetic wounds with the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering. The Laboratory of Dr. Sashwati Roy in the Department of Surgery and the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering at Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow to work on projects studying bacterial biofilm in diabetic wounds. The laboratory focuses on discovering novel molecules and mechanisms in skin/wound biology and has a desire to partner with physicians in translational medicine in order to accelerate the transition of treatments from bench to bedside.

To learn more about the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering please follow this link:https: // institutes/regenerative-medicine-and-engineering/

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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: //

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have a or a doctoral degree (PhD) or other similar terminal degree in microbiology, biochemistry, biology, biotechnology or related fields.
  • Specific experience with the study of host pathogen interaction methodology is highly required.
  • Evidence of publication history in biomedical science field is desired.
  • Must be willing to work with animals and human subjects.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be able to work independently or with very limited supervision.
  • Must be able to multitask and show interest in contributing to several projects ongoing in the lab.
  • Department Contact for Questions

    Please contact Shelly Moore for questions about the process:

    Shelly Moore, HR Business Partner Dean's Office/Department of Surgery sm226@iu

    For specific questions about the opportunity or the work, NOT about the process, please contact, via email only:

    Associate Director of Administration Brent D. Toto, MHA

    Additional Qualifications

    •A desire to learn new techniques, write manuscripts/reports/protocols, present data at meetings and conferences, train and mentor students

    Special Instructions

    Screening of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Only selected applicants will be contacted for interview. Please submit cover letter (with a brief description of your research experiences, one page maximum), Curriculum Vitae (including list of publications) and at least two reference contacts

    Priority Application Review Deadline Expected Start Date OAA # IUSM011972016

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • How did you hear about this position?
  • Personal Contact: At Professional Meeting or Conference
  • Personal Contact: Direct Contact by Search Committee
  • Personal Contact: Referred by colleague or advisor
  • Personal Contact: School of Medicine recruiter
  • Personal Contact: IUHP Physician Recruiter
  • Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
  • Announcement: Other Website
  • Are you a dual career partner (your partner or spouse is already being recruited)?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Application
  • List Of References
  • Optional Documents