Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana
Internal Number: 14042
Location: IU School of Medicine
Department: IUSM - Pediatrics
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
The Department of Pediatrics and Wells Center for Pediatric Research at the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) invite applications for a postdoctoral associate in the Peltier Lab. The postdoctoral associate will lead studies investigating the role of long noncoding RNA genes and/or microproteins encoded by these genes in T cell responses following allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT). These novel translational studies are expected to advance the understanding of T cell responses that drive acute graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) and/or the graft-versus-leukemia (GVL) response following allogeneic HSCT.
Design, execute, analyze, and record laboratory experiments
Present research at laboratory meetings, journal clubs, seminars, and meetings.
Draft, write, and edit grants, reports, journal articles, and abstracts.
Complete and maintain all required training activities
Apply for fellowship support related to their training
Work collaboratively and collegially with other lab members and wider university community
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
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.
Applicants must have a Ph.D., and/or M.D. in Immunology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Microbiology, or other relevant field, a record of excellent peer-reviewed publications, be highly motivated, and demonstrate the ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues. Experience in immunology, tumor immunology, RNA biology, murine models of GVHD, murine models of GVL, cell culture techniques, molecular biology, biochemistry, high throughput sequencing, bioinformatics, and/or microscopy are beneficial but not required.
About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.