Post-doctoral fellow/Research associate/Assistant research Professor

Post-doctoral fellow/Research associate/Assistant research Professor

Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN, United States

Postdoc, Research Associate or Assistant Research Professor – Aging research and drug discovery

The Indiana University School of Medicine has exciting opportunities as a Postdoc, research associate or assistant research professor in the team of Drs. Anita Bellail and Chunhai Hao in the Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine.

The team is investigating the fundamental principles of protein ubiquitination and SUMOylation and targeted drugs (Bellail et al. Nat Commun. 2014, 23;5:4234). The new recruits will study the UB and SUMO modification of amyloid and/or tau proteins in Alzheimer’s diseases (AD) and joins the team in discovery and development of small molecule UB/SUMO targeted antiaging drugs.

Qualifications and requirements:
- We are looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic, and career-minded researchers with excellent training, experience and record in biochemistry, molecular biology and/or neuroscience.
- Newly graduated PhDs in any of the fields are encouraged to apply for the postdoctoral fellow and/or research associate.
- Current postdoctoral fellows with excellent experience and publications either in ubiquitin or aging studies are encouraged to apply for assistant research professor, a junior faculty position.

About the School and the 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. The Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine has recently pushing for more fundamental research programs and providing academic opportunities for career-minded researchers.

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.

Application instructions:
Candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and names and contract information for three references to Dr. Bellail (abellail@iu.edu) or to https://indiana.peopleadmin.com.

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Post-doctoral fellow/Research associate/Assistant research Professor