Assistant / Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Indiana University Bloomington Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
United States

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Biochemistry

Appointment Type Tenure Track Faculty

Department IUSM - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis

Position Summary

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BIOM) of the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana will be hiring a new Professor (tenure track) at the Assistant or Associate level who possesses expertise in Chemical Biology with application to chemical protein synthesis and peptide therapeutics. This appointment will conduct scientific research in the area(s) of peptide- and protein analogs, including analysis of structure-activity relationships and use of unnatural mutagenesis. These projects utilize synthetic and semi-synthetic methods.

Basic Qualifications

A Ph.D. or M.D. and at least 5 years of training/experience in peptide is required. Experience with the chemical synthesis of polypeptide greater than 30 residues and familiarity with native ligation chemistry are preferred. Publications on how biological peptides modulate the activity of peptides and proteins will be an added advantage. Successful candidates will have evidence of working in a collaborative environment; experience with mentoring graduate and postgraduate trainees is preferred. Rank will be determined based on experience.

More information about the Precision Health Institute can be found on our website (https://medicine.iu.edu/expertise/precision-health-initiative/). Interested individuals should send a curriculum vita, a cover letter stating research interests, and the names and addresses of references.

We encourage applications from women and other underrepresented groups. In addition, it is the University’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities. Indiana University is an EEO/AA Employer, M/F/D.

Department Contact for Questions

Roxanne Seger
roxseger@iu.edu

OAA # IUSM008382016

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