Indiana University School of Medicine – Terre Haute will be hiring a postdoctoral associate interested in investigating the role of the metabolic cytokine adiponectin in protection from infection with the human pathogenic fungus Aspergillus fumigatus. Research will be focused on how adiponectin influences host antifungal responses and immune effectors in the balance between protection from infection and initiation of immune pathology. Further information on lab research interests and publications may be found at https://medicine.iu.edu/terre-haute. The minimum requirement is a Ph.D. in microbiology, immunology, or related field. A competitive candidate will possess a strong background in cell and molecular biology, microbiology, and immunology techniques, including microbial culture, flow cytometry, quantitative PCR, and animal model development. The successful candidate will speak and write English fluently and have published in peer-reviewed journals.
Interested applicants must apply here but additionally may send a CV, cover letter, and a list of 3 references to Dr. Steven Templeton: firstname.lastname@example.org for review.
The initial appointment is for one year and can be extended an additional year. Future extensions would be based on funding.
This position is located in Terre Haute, Indiana at the IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute located on the Indiana State University campus.
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.
PhD required. Doctorate or Terminal Degree required.
Department Contact for Questions:
Beth Nesius 812-237-2776 email@example.com
OAA #: IUSM010932016
Internal Number: 10935
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