Postdoctoral Fellow – Hematology/Oncology (School of Medicine)
USM – Medicine – Hematology/Oncology
IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
*Position Summary *
A postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Dr. Brian Walker is available to work in translational research studies in multiple myeloma. Highly motivated individuals with a PhD in the area of cell and molecular biology, genomics, epigenetics, cancer biology or related fields are encouraged to apply. This position is to determine the role of APOBEC proteins in genome instability in multiple myeloma. The successful candidate will use genomic, epigenetic, and cellular studies to determine how APOBEC proteins are regulated, resulting in a high mutational burden and poor outcome in patients.
Duties or techniques may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Cell sorting by flow cytometry or magnetic beads
• Cell culture
• Lentiviral transduction
• Generation of vectors and reagents
• Western blotting, cellular and protein analysis.
• CRISPR/Cas9 mutagenesis
• Animal models
• Drug sensitivity assays
• Maintaining accurate records ofexperiments and results.
• Communicating with other team members and senior departmental members.
• Presenting data locally and at national international meetings.
The Division’s research activities are led by world-renowned faculty members developing innovative protocols and driving the standard of care for diseases related to Hematology/Oncology.
The search committee will begin evaluating applications as they are received and applications will continue to be reviewed until positions are filled.
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 U.S. News & World Report. Please visit http://medicine.iupui.edu for additional information about the Department of Medicine.
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About Indianapolis: 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 areas.
Indiana University is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to gender, race, color, ethnicity, nationality, sexual orientation or identity, disability status, protected veteran status, and religion. Indiana University is a provider of ADA services.
The candidate should be highly motivated with a PhD in the area of cell and molecular biology, genomics, epigenetics, cancer biology or a related field. The candidate must be diligent, rigorous, able to work independently, approachable and have an attention to detail.
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Applicants can apply online: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/9075
IU is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse learning environment and supporting the professional development of ethnic minorities, women, and people with disabilities. The IUSM strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. The IUSM provides concierge and dual career services to assist new faculty with their personal or family’s relocation needs.