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Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Biostatistics and Health Data Science
Appointment type: Open
Department: IUSM - Biostatistics
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position summary:
Faculty positions in biostatistics, health data science, and informatics areas are available in the Department of Biostatistics and Health Data Science (BHDS), associated with the Indiana University School of Medicine and Fairbanks School of Public Health on the Indianapolis campus. Position level (Assistant, Associate, or Full) are dependent upon the qualifications, interests, and career goals of the applicant.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing BHDS Department with 28 faculty members and more than 50 professional staff. We are dedicated to excellence in biostatistical, health data science, and informatics research and education. We have an extensive portfolio of research program in related areas. Our NIH funding as principal investigators and co-investigators has been ranked among the top in the nation. The Department currently has an ongoing PhD program in Biostatistics, MS program in Biostatistics, and BS program in Health Data Science.
We have established strong collaborations with both clinical and basic science research departments and divisions and health systems including IU Health and Eskenazi Hospitals as well as strong partnerships with major research institutes and centers including Regenstrief Institute, Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), Indiana University Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center, Indiana Institute of Biomedical Research, and Indiana Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Additional details about the Department and the PhD program are available on our web page: https://medicine.iu.edu/biostatistics.

The Indianapolis Campus is the focal point of health professions education at Indiana University, and the School of Medicine is the country’s second largest allopathic medical school. Indianapolis consistently ranks high nationally on many of the “best places to live” lists and has an economy that is growing in the life sciences arena. In addition, it has always been one of the cities with the lowest cost of living. Carmel, Indy’s northern neighbor, was recently named as the best mid-sized city in the country.

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.

Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years. For additional information on life in Indy: https://faculty.medicine.iu.edu/relocation
The search will continue until the positions are filled.
Basic qualifications:
Doctorate or Terminal degree is required. Quals: PhD in Biostatistics, Requirements include a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in biostatistics, health data science, statistics, informatics, data science, computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics, or related fields. The positions offer competitive salaries and startup packages as well as excellent benefits.

Special instructions:
Applications should include curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements and three letters of reference.


OAA #: IUSM013342016
Department contact for questions:

Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Clinical Medical and Molecular Genetics
Appointment type: Clinical Track Faculty
Department: IUSM - Medical & Molecular Genetics
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position summary:
The Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at the Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking a Clinical Geneticist in an academic track at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level. The desired candidate will hold an MD and have expertise in clinical genetics in the treatment of both children and adults with genetic disorders. ABMGG board certification is required. The successful candidate will be expected to perform scholarly activities and demonstrate academic productivity. The individual will also contribute to the teaching mission including genetic counseling students, graduate students, medical students and clinical genetic residents. 

Clinical track faculty are responsible for the teaching and service mission of the School.  

Service: The primary responsibility of this position is clinical service in medical genetics. Clinical providers within the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics include 14 medical geneticists and ~ 20 clinical genetic counselors. Physicians with a broad background in medical genetics are sought to continue the expansion of our service. Interest in skeletal dysplasia, adult or pediatric cancer genetics, adult genetics or genomics is advantageous but not required. 

Teaching: This position will also contribute to the teaching mission including genetic counseling students, graduate students, medical students and clinical genetic residents. 

Research: The Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics is involved in clinical trials and registries particularly in the areas of inborn errors of metabolism, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, and cardiovascular genetics. Participation in clinical trials is not required but may be considered depending on applicant background.

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.

Services are provided at IU Health University and Methodist Hospitals as well as Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. Outpatient services are in the Pediatric Care Center and Simon Cancer Center. Additional information about the department may be found on our website at Medical and Molecular Genetics | IU School of Medicine.

Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana.  It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation.  Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years.  For additional information on life in Indy: https://faculty.medicine.iu.edu/relocation


Basic qualifications:
Doctorate or Terminal degree required. The desired candidate will hold an MD and be board certified or board eligible through the American Board of Medical Genetics. 
OAA #: IUSM011372016
Department contact for questions:
Dawn Roberts
dlrobert@iu.edu

Title: Assistant/Associate/Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine
Specific title: Supportive Oncology/Palliative Care
Appointment type: Tenure Track Faculty
Department: IUSM - Medicine - General Internal Medicine
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position summary:

Indiana University School of Medicine and the IU Simon Cancer Center are announcing two tenured/tenure-track faculty positions in Supportive Oncology/Palliative Care. Both clinicians and non-clinicians are encouraged to apply. All faculty will be expected to conduct high quality research. Clinical faculty would practice in the IU Simon Cancer Center. Faculty would be eligible for an Endowed Chair.
The Supportive Oncology Program’s mission is to advance the science and provide state of the art care to patients with cancer, including symptom management, decision making, communication, and end-of-life care. Candidates will have experience in patient-centered research, translational research, and/or implementation science.
As one of the leading academic cancer research centers in the US, the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center (IUSCC) is Indiana’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center that provides patient care and fosters multidisciplinary cancer research programs. The IUSCC puts significant resources into supporting research projects, developing faculty and expanding facilities that will lead to better approaches to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Active areas of research include cancer pain, including chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy, cachexia, clinician/patient communication and patient reported outcomes.

IU School of Medicine is the largest medical school in the country with more than 20,000 living alumni and 3,000 learners on nine campuses across the state. Its diverse faculty is made up of 2,700 full-time members and 3,200 volunteer faculty who are responsible for training medical, graduate and postgraduate students. IU School of Medicine is the only allopathic medical school in Indiana.

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.

The IU School of Medicine provides concierge and dual career services to assist new faculty with their personal or family’s relocation needs.

Basic qualifications:

This position is ideal for a highly motivated and collaborative researcher or clinician/researcher with a track record of research excellence and funding in areas related to symptom management in cancer, palliative care, communication and decision making and/or psycho-oncology. Both clinicians and PhD-prepared non-clinicians are eligible to apply. The individual(s) selected for this position must also have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and a strong commitment to upholding our core values including promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Doctorate or Terminal degree is required. Minimum qualifications include an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD (or equivalent). For clinician candidates, eligibility for licensure in Indiana is required.

Special instructions:

To apply for this opportunity, please include (1) a letter of interest and (2) a curriculum vitae.

OAA #: IUSM010942016
Department contact for questions:

Alexia M. Torke, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine, Indiana University
Associate Chief, Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics
Indiana University Center for Aging Research, Regenstrief Institute
Daniel F. Evans Center for Spiritual and Religious Values in Healthcare

317-274-9221
atorke@iu.edu

Title: Assoc/Professor of Clinical Medicine - Hematology/ Oncology
Specific title: Leukemia Program Director
Appointment type: Clinical Track Faculty
Department: IUSM - Medicine - Hematology/Oncology
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position summary:
The Indiana University Department of Medicine and the Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center seek a nationally recognized leader to be our Leukemia Program Director. The successful candidate should have a national reputation in the field of hematologic malignancies and have a vision for the expansion of all aspects of a thriving program, including its clinical, research, educational and community outreach. The program at Indiana University currently admits over a hundred cases of acute leukemias per year. The IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center is committed to providing novel clinical trials to these patients, of all sponsor sources, particularly Investigator Initiated. This position comes with a competitive upfront recruitment package including protected time for the potential leader’s research and administration commitments. The qualified applicant will have a track record of research/scholarly productivity, experience in program development and demonstrated mentoring and leadership skills. We ultimately seek an outstanding candidate to lead the Leukemia Program to the next level of excellence. Doctorate or Terminal degree is required. Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree and be board-certified in hematology/oncology. Academic rank will be determined by track record and experience. We seek all qualified applicants and especially welcome candidates of underrepresented minorities to apply.

About the School and Department: The Indiana University School of Medicine https://medicine.iu.edu/ is the largest medical school in the US and is annually ranked among the top medical schools in the US by US News & World Report. Please visit http://medicine.iupui.edu for additional information about the Department of Medicine.

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.

Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years. For additional information on life in Indy: https://faculty.medicine.iu.edu/relocation

Basic qualifications:
Doctorate or Terminal degree is required.  Applicants must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree and be board-certified in hematology/oncology.
Expected start date: 01/01/2023
OAA #: IUSM014182016
Department contact for questions:
Sabrina Hetzel
HR Business Partner
snwall@iu.edu

Title: Associate/Full Professor
Appointment type: Open
Department: IUSM - Urology
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position summary:
Senior faculty position in Prostate Cancer Research

Indiana University School of Medicine, and the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center, Indianapolis.

Indiana University seeks application for mid or senior level faculty member to develop and maintain a translational program in prostate cancer. The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent research program in association with the clinicians in medical oncology and urology. Areas of research expertise of particular interest include cancer genetics or biology, molecular epidemiology, and cancer imaging and therapeutics.

The candidate will join a rigorous prostate cancer clinical research program supported by the Division of Medical Oncology and the Department of Urology at IU School of Medicine. The successful candidate will be jointly appointed as a faculty member within both the Department of Urology and the most appropriate basic science department. Collaboration with other investigators, and participation in center and department activities is expected. It is critical that this scientist have and maintain active collaborations with the clinical cancer scientists within medical
oncology and urology.

The position includes an appointment as full-time faculty, at the Full or Associate Professor level commensurate with experience, in a basic and/or clinical science department.

This researcher will have available to them a large repository of fully annotated tissue and serum from early and late-stage prostate cancer from the Indiana University Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center tissue biorepository. This biobank includes 3,000 frozen and paraffin embedded tissue specimens and 1,000 plasma and blood samples which available to the researcher at reduced rates. Access is also available to the Indiana University Genitourinary Program biorepository, which includes over 180 patients with advanced prostate cancer who have provided
research access to fully annotated clinical information and prospective serial tissue and blood samples. The I.U. urologic oncology program has been highly successful through a joint effort by oncology and urology, enrolling over 650 patients on investigator initiated trials, cooperative group trials, early phase trials, and correlative studies in the past 5 years. We are looking for a basic scientist to further expand this program.

The Thomson Chair for Prostate Cancer Research is available to support appropriate candidates, along with a generous start-up package and space.

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.

Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana.  It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation.  Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years.  For additional information on life in Indy: https://faculty.medicine.iu.edu/relocation.

Basic qualifications:
Doctorate or Terminal degree is required with a track record of leadership, funding, and publication.  
OAA #: IUSM012182016
Department contact for questions:
Lindsay Faires
lispears@iu.edu 
317-278-0201

Title: Associate/Full Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Specific title: Division Chief of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Appointment type: Open
Department: IUSM - Pediatrics
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position summary:
The Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics is seeking a visionary academic leader to serve as the Division Chief, of Hematology-Oncology. This is a full-time faculty position at the Associate/Full Professor level. The successful candidate should have a strong background in academic leadership, research and teaching. Experience should include evidence of effective communication, mentorship, and change management. Ideally, the candidate would be a proven leader with a strong national reputation in Hematology-Oncology and history of research accomplishments who is poised to lead the department to the next level of excellence.

Riley Hospital for Children is the only comprehensive Children’s Hospital in the state and includes two recently completed clinical towers, one for children and a second maternity/NICU tower. Over 350 new oncology patients are diagnosed each year, and the Division is Indiana’s only pediatric program to offer precision genomics. There are currently 37 faculty members in Hematology-Oncology, and the hospital has active programs in: Neuro-Oncology, Stem Cell Transplantation, Immune Oncology, Oncology survivorship, new agent Phase I program (NCI-supported), and Neurofibromatosis clinical research. The Wells Center for Pediatric Research at Riley Hospital has internationally prominent research programs in neurofibromatosis, pediatric sarcomas, stem cell biology including endothelial/mesenchymal biogenesis, leukemogenesis and DNA repair, and gene therapy. Riley Hospital for Children cares for nearly 3,000 hematology pediatric patients for diseases such as sickle cell, thalassemia, and bleeding and clotting disorders. There are also multidisciplinary clinics in bone marrow failure and in the care of patients with immunodeficiencies. The candidate will join a rich multidisciplinary team of researchers, physicians, nurses, neurologists, pharmacists, psychologists and social workers who care for these children.

The Indiana University (IU) School of Medicine is located in Indianapolis. Co-located is the state’s only NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center caring for patients. The Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of the leading academic cancer research centers in the nation with over 270 members conducting translational research in pediatric and adult cancers. Faculty in the Department of Pediatrics have multiple leadership roles in this NCI designated research center. In addition, the school also has a NIH designated Cooperative Center for Excellence in Molecular Hematology (CEMH) and a T32 focused on hematopoiesis and genetic disease. These school-wide programs are led by investigators in the Department of Pediatrics. The Department of Pediatrics at IU/Riley is consistently in the top 10 Departments in the US in NIH funding.

Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana.  It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation.  Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top ranked international 
airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years.  For additional information on life in Indy: https://faculty.medicine.iu.edu/relocation/.

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:
Doctorate or terminal degree required (MD or MD/PhD) and BE/BC in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. Candidates should possess a strong background and interest in clinical, translational or bench research in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. Physician scientists are encouraged to apply. Protected time and support for research in this area is provided. Candidates must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Indiana.
OAA #: IUSM013502016
Department contact for questions:
Jacqueline Boese
jhboese@iu.edu

Title: Asst/Assoc/Professor of Clinical Medicine - Hematology/ Oncology
Appointment type: Clinical Track Faculty
Department: IUSM - Medicine - Hematology/Oncology
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position summary:
The Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, and Indiana University Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center[WS1] seek applicants for faculty positions in both of hematological malignancies as well as in solid tumors with a focus on Immunotherapies. These positions will be homed in the Department of Medicine, with strong collaboration with and support from the newly established Brown Center for Immunotherapy. Faculty recruits will be expected to develop their research portfolio in immunotherapy clinical and translational research. Applicants must be board certified or eligible in hematology and or medical oncology. We are seeking candidates at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Professor. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to participate in patients’ care in a multidisciplinary environment, fellows and staff training, and clinical and translational research. Academic rank and salary will be based on prior experience and academic achievements.

Opportunities for research and collaboration,

• IU School of Medicine’s $120 million investment in Precision Health Initiative.
• IU School of Medicine is the nation’s largest allopathic medical school with 9 campuses across Indiana. The IUSCC is a patient care, research, and educational organization, located on the school’s main campus in Indianapolis.
• The Brown Center for Immunotherapy, which houses six GMP rooms and a Clinimacs Prodigy, a Precision Immunology Laboratory Services (PILS) Core with state of the art flow cytometric, CYTOF, and imaging flow cytometry, a mixed use facility including BSL-3 ISO-7 clean rooms for viral vector production and cell manufacturing of allogeneic cell products
• The Indiana Collaborative Initiative for Talent Enrichment (INCITE), a $25 million partnership grant to attract top scientists.
• IU Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center, an NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with more than 200 investigators who lead over 600 clinical trials for adult and pediatric cancers.
• Indiana University Health’s statewide network of 15 hospitals.

About the School and Department: The Indiana University School of Medicine https://medicine.iu.edu/ is the largest medical school in the US and is annually ranked among the top medical schools in the US by US News & World Report. Please visit http://medicine.iupui.edu for additional information about the Department of Medicine.
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.

Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years. For additional information on life in Indy: https://faculty.medicine.iu.edu/relocation

Basic qualifications:
Doctorate or Terminal degree is required and board-eligibility or certification in Internal Medicine or its specialties is required.
Expected start date: 03/01/2022
OAA #: IUSM012822016
Department contact for questions:
Sabrina Hetzel
HR Business Partner
snwall@iu.edu

Title: Brown Center for Immunotherapy Endowed Chairs - Associate / Professor
Appointment type: Tenure Track Faculty
Department: IUSM - Medicine - Hematology/Oncology
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position summary:
The Indiana University School of Medicine is in an exciting growth phase, increasing research funding by 70% over the last four years and continuing to invest aggressively in research. The Brown Center for Immunotherapy is a key component of Indiana University’s bold expansion of research in the area of precision health with a significant infusion of resources and numerous collaborative partners in academia and industry.

The Brown Center for Immunotherapy (BCI), Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) is seeking outstanding and innovative scientists for three endowed chairs in immunotherapeutic sciences. 

Endowed with a $30 million gift including the below named chairs, the BCI will recruit a team of scientists for coordinated interdisciplinary approaches in the discovery and expansion its core platform technologies for personalized cellular and other immunotherapeutic approaches in cancer, and potentially other diseases. BCI interacts with a coalition of investigators in nearly all departments and centers in IUSM and the Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center (IUSCCC) to derive clinical translation of novel and investigational immune-based lab discoveries. In a cohesive translational effort, BCI will bridge clinical investigators and scientists within IUSM and IUSCCC. The BCI mission is to facilitate efforts that transition vital immunobiology research into the clinic through supporting novel early promising research that engages lab and clinical investigators to lay foundations for early phase trials using the power of innate and/or adaptive immune system to treat cancer and other diseases.

The three chairs’ designations are:

1.       Paige Brown Chair in Experimental Therapeutics

The holder of the Chair will be a full-time faculty member with expertise in experimental therapeutics. Candidates should hold an MD, PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent terminal degree and currently lead an extramurally funded research program that aims at exploring the landscape of immunotherapeutic discoveries in cancer and/or are able to demonstrate sufficient experience in this field. The Chair holder is expected and will be supported to develop and standardize methodologies for measuring the immune response to investigational immunotherapies and establishing surrogate biological markers for clinical response. 

2.       David Brown Chair in Genomic Medicine

The holder of the Chair will be a full-time faculty member with a MD, PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent terminal degree with expertise in the development of gene-based therapies such as new and novel cellular therapies, epigenetic approaches in cancer and potentially other diseases with the intention to harness a more powerful immune deployment, and clinical genetic editing. The Chair holder and their team will be expected and supported to enhance relationships with other academic, and industrial organizations to promote development and commercialization of cell and gene therapies.

3.       Christopher Brown Chair in Immunology

The holder of the Chair will be a full-time faculty member with a MD, PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent terminal degree with ample expertise and/or peer reviewed funding in tumor immunology and tumor microenvironment. The Chair holder and their team will be supported and tasked with further exploring mechanisms of tumor response and evasiveness with a therapeutic focus either of their own or in strong collaboration with complementary clinical and translational teams at BCI and to understand individual variability in response to immune based therapies.

Holders of these chairs will be appointed by the Dean in consultation with the Director of the Brown Center for Immunotherapy, the IUSCCC Director, and appropriate home department chair.

Expenditures may include, but are not limited to, a salary or salary supplement for the designated holders of the Chairs, funding to support research, graduate research assistance, staff, technology, equipment, and other requirements of an active faculty scholar.

Resources:
·       Over $12M available in professorships, chairs and uncommitted funds from the $30 million gift from Dr. Don Brown.
·       Two existing manufacturing rooms with a Clinimacs Prodigy, and four additional GMP rooms
currently being designed and built.
·       Precision immunology laboratory services (PILS) core with state-of-the-art flow cytometric,
CYTOF, and imaging flow cytometry, preclinical modeling and therapeutic core with Optical Imaging and MicroCTTechnologies and  IncucyteLive-Cell Analysis Applications.
·       Clinical Cell Therapy and Apheresis lab. 
·       Vector production with 4 manufacturing suites at BSL-2 with BSL-3 practices and Gene Therapy Testing Laboratory with a BSL-3 facility.
·        NIH/NHLBI National Gene Vector Biorepository and lentiviral production site for the NIH/NHLBI
·       Clinical trials support through the clinical trials office and their services at IUSCCC.
 
Opportunities for research and collaboration, including:
•         IU School of Medicine’s $120 million investment in Precision Health Initiative. 
•          The Indiana Collaborative Initiative for Talent Enrichment (INCITE), a $25 million partnership grant to attract top scientists.
•         IU Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center, an NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center with more than 200 investigators who lead over 600 clinical trials for adult and pediatric cancers.
•         Indiana University Health’s statewide network of 15 hospitals.

 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.
 
Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years. For additional information on life in Indy: https://faculty.medicine.iu.edu/relocation  
Basic qualifications:
Doctorate or terminal degree required. Candidates should have academic credentials for a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. Candidates are expected to participate in BCI scientific colloquiums and workshops to facilitate knowledge exchange and collaboration. They are expected to participate in the educational mission of IU and to develop innovative methods to make this highly specialized therapy more widely accessible to make the greatest impact on patients’ lives. 

Special instructions:
Please specify on your cover letter which Chair’s designation you’re applying .
OAA #: IUSM012572016
Department contact for questions:
Stephanie Wallace
slw@iu.edu

Title: Indiana University Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center, Lois and Sid Eskenazi Chair in Hematology-Oncology
Appointment type: Tenure Track Faculty
Department: IUSM - Medicine - Hematology/Oncology
Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position summary:
The Indiana University Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center (IUSCCC) is seeking a collaborative and innovative leader for the role of Lois and Sid Eskenazi Chair in Hematology-Oncology. This endowed position offers an exciting opportunity to build a strong research program in the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of solid tumors. Experts from all disciplines: basic, translational, or clinical science, epidemiology, data science, and others are encouraged to apply. 
 
This is an auspicious time to join Indiana University, the IU School of Medicine and IUSCCC as we experience remarkable growth and achievement.  IUSCCC is a National Cancer Institute designated  Comprehensive Cancer Center with a mission to advance the understanding, prevention and treatment of cancer throughout Indiana and the world with the belief that research cures cancer. The IUSCCC operates within the Indiana University School of Medicine located on the school’s main campus in Indianapolis with members drawn from IUPUI and IU Bloomington working in close collaboration with Purdue University and The University of Notre Dame. The IU School of Medicine is growing—in 2020, the overall research funding exceeded $400 million, including over $200 million in research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) setting a school record for research funding for the fifth straight year. New school-wide and university-wide initiatives in precision medicine, drug discovery, data science, proteomics, and imaging will enhance and propel novel clinical and translational cancer research at IUSCCC. The IUSCCC has been growing with the conscious effort and intention to increase the number of women and those underrepresented in the division at all levels of their academic careers.  We recognize each faculty member has unique contributions and challenges and is committed to ensure and facilitate the success of all members. 
 
Indianapolis is the 14th largest city in the United States and is growing and thriving economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. The vibrant downtown is a bustling commercial center, entertainment destination and an eclectic mix of residential neighborhoods. Population growth is driven by rich amenities and quality of life – the greater Indianapolis area is home to a variety of top professional sports teams, museums and arts venues, performing arts troupes and outdoor recreation areas. Importantly, Indianapolis and its surrounding suburbs are great places to raise a family with excellent K-12 public schools, private education options and early childhood development programs with many kid friendly activities to pursue in free time. Indianapolis is a diverse metropolitan community with residents from all ethnic and religious backgrounds with churches, synagogues, temples,  mosques and non-denomination houses of worship, all represented in the city and surrounding suburbs.   

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:
Qualified candidates will possess an MD, PhD, or equivalent as well as research service and teaching accomplishments consistent with a tenured faculty appointment. The ideal candidate will have a history of collaborative, impactful research and extramural funding. Exceptional candidates can also be considered for an IUSCCC leadership position as the Associate Director for Translational Research. Doctorate or terminal degree required. 
Priority application review deadline: 01/01/2022
OAA #: IUSM012312016
Department contact for questions:
Stephanie Wallace, Assistant Director of Academic Administration, Department of Medicine
slw@iu.edu

Title: Postdoctoral Position-Nephew Lab
Appointment type: Postdoctoral Fellow
Department: IUSM - Bloomington (MSCI)
Campus: IU School of Medicine Bloomington
Position summary:
A Postdoctoral position in a funded by federal grants is available in the cancer biology laboratory of Dr. Kenneth P. Nephew, Jerry W. and Peggy S. Throgmartin Chair in Oncology, at the Indiana University School of Medicine – Bloomington (https://nephewlab-iu.mystrikingly.com/). Projects will utilize a variety of general cell and molecular biology approaches and other in vitro techniques, as well as in vivo approaches to study cancer.

The laboratory is located in Bloomington, providing both a dynamic environment with interactions and core resources on the flagship campus (http://www.iub.edu/) as well as the energy and excitement of being on a major college campus. Moreover, full access to the resources available at the IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center (http://www.cancer.iu.edu/) and the IU School of Medicine (http://medicine.iu.edu/) are readily available.

Bloomington itself is a vibrant city with many urban amenities, including theatre productions, live music, art exhibits and a wide range of culinary options, while still being in the hilly, forested landscape of south-central Indiana (http://www.visitbloomington.com/).

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:
PhD in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cellular Biology, Genetics, or a related field is required. An interest in cancer biology and related areas, such as epigenetics, chromatin biology, and rodent models of tumorigenesis is desired. The successful candidate will be expected to work independently on projects, generate and analyze data, and assist graduate students in the laboratory. A competitive starting salary is commensurate with experience plus outstanding university benefits.
Expected start date: 06/13/2022
OAA #: IUSM012932016
Department contact for questions:
Dr. Kenneth Nephew
knephew@iu.edu

Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate Positions
Department: IUPUI Department of Biomedical Engineering – School of Engineering and Technology
Position summary:

Two Postdoctoral Associate positions in developing novel hydrogels for guiding cell fate processes of pluripotent/multipotent stem cells (position #1) and metastatic cancer cells (position #2) are available in the laboratory of Dr. Chien-Chi Lin in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). The Lin Research Group utilizes dynamic bioorthogonal chemistries to construct user- and cell-responsive hydrogels. In addition to developing next generation smart hydrogels, members of the Lin Research Group also utilize state-of-the-art biofabrication technologies and cellular/molecular/genomic analysis tools to study cell-matrix interactions. The lab has active collaborations with Indiana University School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, IU Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering, IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Purdue School of Science.

For more information about the Lin Research Group: http://www.chienchilin.org/
Basic qualifications:

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering, Materials Sciences and Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology, or related fields. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise and background in polymer and/or peptide synthesis, mammalian cell culture, live cell imaging, cell and molecular biology techniques, and 3D bioprinting. Experience in animal models is also preferred. Candidates should have excellent written and verbal English communication skills and have experience/interests in mentoring graduate and undergraduate students.

Special instructions:

The initial appointment is for 12 months and funding is renewable contingent on satisfactory performance. Interested candidates should prepare application materials, including a cover letter summarizing research experience/interests and future career plan, as well as a detailed CV with names and contact information of at least two referees.

Located in downtown Indianapolis, IUPUI is an urban research university with strong commitment in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). IUPUI prohibits discrimination against anyone for reasons of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, and disability. The Lin Research Group believes diversity is a strength and fully embraces IUPUI’s commitment in promoting DEI.

OAA #: 90440575
Department contact for questions:
Dr. Chien-Chi Lin
lincc@iupui.edu

Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Department: IUPUI Department of Biomedical Engineering – School of Engineering and Technology
Position summary:
The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position.  Exceptional candidates from all areas in biomedical engineering will be considered. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline, with research interests and demonstrated accomplishments in areas including, but not limited to, biosignals and systems, biomechanics and biomaterials, and/or therapeutic delivery and cancer engineering. The successful candidate is expected to build an independent research program, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses and mentor students at all levels, and contribute to service at the Department, School, and University levels.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a productive research program that is sustained by external funding, as well as to contribute to and flourish within the collaborative environment that exists at IUPUI and the adjoining IU School of Medicine hospital complex. Notable research centers on the IUPUI campus include the Biomechanics and Biomaterials Research Center, Brown Center for Immunotherapy, Cardiovascular Institute, Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Center for Musculoskeletal Health, Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering, Integrated Nanosystems Development Institute, IU Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Stark Neuroscience Research Institute. 

IUPUI is composed of academic Schools from both Indiana University and Purdue University, including IU School of Medicine and Purdue School of Engineering & Technology. Other notable research institutes nearby IUPUI campus include Indiana Biosciences Research Institute (IBRI), Regenstrief Institute, Cook Regentec, etc. Located in downtown Indianapolis, IUPUI has also benefited from Indiana’s vibrant and uniquely collaborative life sciences and pharmaceutical industry. These academic and industrial units provide unmatched opportunity for creating a dynamic learning environment and productive research enterprise. Department faculty conduct collaborative research projects in orthopedic biomechanics, cardiovascular instrumentation, biomaterials, cancer engineering, molecular engineering, biosensors, neurosciences, and tissue engineering. The department also has a strong interest in engaging undergraduate and graduate students in clinically relevant learning and design, as well as other innovative learning experiences. The department particularly welcomes teaching innovations that foster equity of access and outcomes across the diverse student populations IUPUI serves.

Applications must be submitted electronically and should include the following documents: (1) a complete curriculum vitae, (2) a research plan, (3) a teaching statement, (4) a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) statement indicating the candidate’s experiences, current interests, activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values DEI, and (5) names and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin in early January 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.

About IUPUI

As the state’s premier urban research institution, IUPUI is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has taken an anti-racist stance that moves beyond mere statements to interrogating its policies, procedures, and practices. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in our mission to dismantle racism so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at IUPUI.

Basic qualifications:
Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Biomedical Engineering or a related discipline, with research interests and demonstrated accomplishments in areas including, but not limited to, biosignals and systems, biomechanics and biomaterials, and/or therapeutic delivery and cancer engineering. The successful candidate is expected to build an independent research program, teach undergraduate and graduate level courses and mentor students at all levels, and contribute to service at the Department, School, and University levels.

OAA #: IN-ENGT-BME21001
Department contact for questions:
Sherry Clemens, clemenss@iupui.edu

There are so many different things happening in so many different directions, whether it's education, community engagement, or the actual research practices where DEI and health equity are infusing throughout the day-to-day practice of the cancer center.

Ann Kimble-Hill, PhD — Assistant Research Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology