Post-Doctoral Appointee

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Location: Indiana, PENNSYLVANIA

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Title Post-Doctoral Appointee
Specific Title
Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow
Department IUSM - Dermatology
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

Applications are invited for a full-time postdoctoral appointee position in the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) Department of Dermatology.

Papillomaviruses are small DNA tumor viruses that cause benign epithelial warts. Some human papillomavirus (HPV) infections progress to malignancy. The laboratory studies how viral proteins function and modulate important cellular pathways. One project is the comprehensive investigation of the E2 protein, which mediates viral transcription and viral DNA replication. We also study the E6 protein, one of two viral oncogenes responsible for malignant transformation of keratinocytes and cervical cells. A third project is developing small molecule inhibitors of E6.

The individual will report directly to the principal investigator, Dr. Elliot Androphy, Kampen-Norrins Chair and Professor of Dermatology.

Basic Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent and should be able to conduct research independently and possesses trouble-shooting/problem-solving, manuscript/grant writing skills. A demonstrated track record of productivity and the passion to pursue a career

Department Contact for Questions

Nikki Wilson

Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions
Priority Application Review Deadline
Expected Start Date
OAA # IUSM005332016

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