The Indiana University School of Medicine South Bend (IUSM SB) is currently seeking applications for a Research Associate. The successful candidate assist the Principal Investigator in conducting sponsored research on the role of gut mucosal proteins in regulation of the microbiome and mucosal immunity. A competitive candidate must be able to work in compliance with established molecular and biochemical procedures and will be able to identify and resolve readily identified problems. The candidate will be responsible for coordinating the maintenance of equipment, data collection, oversee data and specimen processing. Duties to include but not limited to planning, executing, and analyzing experiments in an independent manner under the guidance of the Principal Investigator, supervision of the transgenic mouse colony / analysis, cell culture, molecular biology and biochemistry experience, immunological techniques, histological studies and analysis, and train new students / laboratory personnel. A demonstrated competence in scientific writing and good presentation skills is highly desired.
Additional information on the faculty and facilities is available at https://medicine.iu.edu/education/campuses/south-bend/.
At the IU School of Medicine, we offer focused, systematic and sustained programs that are aligned with the three foundational pillars: representational diversity, inclusive working and learning environment, and cultural competence. Therefore we are looking for applicants who can help ensure all our mission areas are inclusive and equitable.
Required Experience: MS in biology, cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, or related field along with a minimum of 2 years of research experience. Experience with molecular and biochemistry skills, PCR analysis / genotyping, technical expertise in small rodent handling and procedures, cell culture. Preferred Experience: includes research experience in the fields of inflammation, mucosal immunology, microbiology, inflammatory bowel diseases or physiology of the gastrointestinal tract. A demonstrated competence in scientific writing and good presentation skills is highly desired.
Department Contact for Questions:
OAA #: IUSM008562016
Internal Number: 9649
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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.