The Gene and Cell Therapy Program at Indiana University's Wells Center for Pediatric Research is seeking to hire a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow with extensive training in one of the following area: molecular biology, immunology or other gene therapy related area. Projects range from adeno-associated viral (AAV) vector development, AAV and host cell interaction, non-AAV parvovirus vector development, gene transfer for the treatment of hemophilia, factor VIII biology and glycosylation, immunology or gene therapy vectors. Candidates should have a Ph.D degree and a track record in life science research. The postdoctoral fellow or scientists will be asked to present their findings locally and at national meetings, and are expected to generate manuscripts for publication in high-quality scientific journals. For further information, see Nucleic Acids Research, 41: 6609, Mol Ther Methods Clin Dev 5:76; https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.08.01.230755v1; https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.10.20.346957v1.
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.
PhD and experience in molecular biology, immunology or other gene therapy related area
Department Contact for Questions:
Interested applicants are encouraged to send an updated CV and contact information of 3 references to: Dr. Weidong Xiao, PhD, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine, via email: email@example.com
OAA #: IUSM009552016
Internal Number: 10166
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