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Postdoctoral Fellow in the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering

Indiana University

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Title Postdoctoral Fellow in the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering
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 complications arising due to the presence of bacterial biofilms in surgical implants working with the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering.
The Laboratory of Dr. Mithun Sinha 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 conduct bench experiments, animal-based assays and surgeries. The post doc will participate in data analysis, contribute to writing manuscripts and grants, and disseminate the research outcomes in regional and national conferences. The Sinha Lab focuses on complications arising due to the presence of bacterial biofilms in surgical implants, work funded through National Institutes of Health research grants. More details can be obtained by visiting: https://medicine.iu.edu/faculty/42909/sinha-mithun .
To learn more about the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering please follow this link: https://medicine.iu.edu/research/centers-institutes/regenerative-medicine-and-engineering/
To learn more about the Department of Surgery please follow this link: https://medicine.iu.edu/surgery
IU School of Medicine is committed to providing inclusive benefits for eligible employees and their families. Please click here to learn more: https://hr.iu.edu/benefits/#loaded
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. For additional information on the commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: https://medicine.iu.edu/about/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 “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years. For additional information on life in Indy: https://faculty.medicine.iu.edu/relocation/
Basic Qualifications
• Must have a terminal or doctoral degree (PhD) in Biological Sciences (Immunology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, etc.)
• Experience in molecular immunology will be preferable
• Must be willing to work with animals.
• Must have good 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
Christopher R. Paynter, SHRM-CP, PHR
HR Business Partner
Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering
Division of Plastic Surgery
Department of Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
Additional Qualifications
Desire to learn new techniques, write manuscripts/reports/protocols, present data at meetings and conferences, and 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 to interview. Please be prepared to upload: Letter of Interest (include a brief description of research interests and previous research experience), Curriculum Vitae (including list of publications), and names and contact information for three professional references.
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM-01611-2023

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