Postdoctoral Appointee - Laboratory Research

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Indiana, PENNSYLVANIA

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Title Postdoctoral Appointee - Laboratory Research
Specific Title Postdoctoral Appointee
Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow
Department IUSM - Pharmacology & Toxicology
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

Applications are being accepted for postdoctoral candidates who are interested in investigating prostate inflammation and disease during infection with the medically important pathogen Toxoplasma gondii. Related to the malaria parasite, Toxoplasma causes serious opportunistic disease in congenitally infected infants and in immunocompromised (HIV/AIDS) patients. This is an NIH-funded position in the laboratories of Drs. Gustavo Arrizabalaga and Travis Jerde. Projects include investigating propagation and development of the parasite n the prostate of animal models and the correlation between Toxoplasma infection and prostate disease in humans.

Basic Qualifications

The position requires a Ph.D., expertise in cell/molecular biology or biochemistry, and excellent communication skills. Experience in microbiology and cell biology is a plus, but not required.
Submit a CV and contact information for three references to
Our laboratories are part of the “BIP” (Biology of Intracellular Pathogens) group at the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM): Located in downtown Indianapolis, IUSM is the second largest medical school in the US and boasts an outstanding intellectual atmosphere and core facilities. IUSM was nationally ranked in the Top 30 Best Places to Work for Postdocs. IUSM is an equal opportunity employer.

Department Contact for Questions

Susan Voight
(317) 278-7241

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date 07/01/2019
OAA # IUSM005302016

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