Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) is seeking applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor levels in cancer drug discovery. This search is associated with the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (BIOM) and the NCI designated IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center (IUSCCC). Applications will be considered from all areas of basic and applied cancer research with an emphasis on NMR- and/or cryoEM-based small molecule discovery approaches, development and implementation of novel therapeutics and strategies for cancer treatment.
Successful applicants are expected to have/develop a strong leadership in multi-investigator and/or independent extramurally funded research program, participate in training students and fellows, and engage in research interactions with the clinical programs complementary to their scientific interests. A competitive salary, startup funds, and space will be provided.
Interested individuals should submit a statement outlining their approach to integrating diversity in their pursuit of academic excellence in their cover letter, curriculum vitae, cover letter, summary of past accomplishments and future research plans, and the names and addresses of 3-5 references in electronic format. The search committee will begin considering applications immediately and on an on-going basis until positions are filled.
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 US News & World Report. More information about the sponsoring units can be found at the following websites: BIOM (http://medicine.iu.edu/departments/biochemistry-molecular-biology/) and IUSCC (http://www.cancer.iu.edu/).
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.
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
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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.