The Ryan White Center for Pediatric Infectious Diseases & Global Health, operating within the Wells Center for Pediatric Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine, is seeking candidates for a non-tenure track Assistant Research Professor position. Work will include, but not be limited to: general gut microbiota laboratory techniques to prepare samples for next-generation sequencing, utilizing bioinformatic pipelines to characterize gut microbiota communities derived from mouse and human populations, general murine malaria lab techniques, manipulation of the murine gut microbiota, in vitro culturing of gut microbiota using anaerobic and aerobic techniques, gnotobiotic mouse husbandry, working collaboratively with research teams in international sites to conduct research studies on malaria and gut microbiota, assisting in grant writing regarding such studies, supervising research activity in IU labs, and training students and staff in the IU and international sites in bioinformatic analysis of gut microbiota communities.
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.
Interested candidates should send a current CV and contact information along with at least three professional references.
Doctorate or terminal degree required. Must have a strong research background in bioinformatics of next-generation sequencing, gut microbiota, malaria, and tropical infectious diseases.
Department Contact for Questions:
Emily Humberd firstname.lastname@example.org
OAA #: IUSM010192016
Internal Number: 10574
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