Postdoctoral Appointee

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Location: Indiana, PENNSYLVANIA
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Title Postdoctoral Appointee
Specific Title
Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow
Department IUSM - Medical & Molecular Genetics
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary

A postdoctoral fellowship is available in the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at the Indiana University School of Medicine. This candidate will direct NIH-funded studies using in vitro and in vivo approaches for understanding diseases of mineral homeostasis including FGF23 bioactivity, using new animal models and molecular genetics. The Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health (ICMH) is one of the largest bone and muscle research groups in the world, creating an exciting atmosphere for collaborative and interactive translational research. The applicant should have ability to work independently as well as in collaborative research projects. Duties and responsibilities are to perform experiments for in vivo characterization of mouse models, as well as cell culture experiments. Techniques include using conditional, transgenic, and knockout mice for in vivo/ex vivo experiments, serum and tissue sample collection and analysis, cell culture, CRISPR, single-cell RNA Seq, transfection, qPCR, immunoblot, and immunohistochemistry.

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.

Basic Qualifications

MD and/or PhD in Genetics, Molecular or Cell Biology, Physiology, or a related field. The candidate should be able to work independently, design and conduct experiments, and have effective oral and written communication skills. Prior experience or willingness to work with animal (mouse) models is necessary. Experience with CRISPR/Cas9 and recombinant DNA techniques are also highly desirable.

Department Contact for Questions

Inquiries about this position should be sent to: Ken White, Ph.D, Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Indiana University School of Medicine; email: kenewhit@iu.edu

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OAA # IUSM009782016

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