The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Indiana University School of Medicine is accepting applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank. We seek an outstanding scientist who will add to our strengths in cancer biology, neurobiology, drug abuse, and infectious disease and pathogenesis. Candidates conducting cutting-edge research in any of these areas and employing state-of-the-art methods in biochemistry, cellular signaling, or epigenetics and gene expression are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates for a Full Professor position should have a demonstrated expertise in neuropharmacology.
Successful applicants are expected to have or obtain external grant support, and participate in teaching pharmacology-based courses to graduate and medical students. Candidates should hold a Ph.D., M.D., or M.D./Ph.D. and demonstrate a record of productive and high quality research. Successful candidates will have a record of current extramural funding.
Academic credentials and existing extramural grant support will determine faculty rank. Highly competitive start-up packages are available including ample laboratory space.
The scientific environment at the School of Medicine and in the Department is highly interactive and productive with ties on campus to other Basic Science and Clinical Departments, as well as Research Centers and Institutes. Outstanding core facilities are also available.
About Indiana University School of Medicine Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology
IU School of Medicine is a national leader in medical research and education. With more than 60 academic departments and specialty divisions across nine campuses statewide and strong clinical partnerships with the state’s most advanced hospitals and physician networks, the school is continuously advancing its mission to prepare healers and transform health in Indiana and throughout the world. The ...research mission of the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at Indiana University School of Medicine incorporates molecular, cellular, and systems pharmacology and toxicology approaches, and cuts across the boundaries of traditional departments and disciplines. Our funded research in sensory function and pain, pathogen infection, neurodegeneration, ion channels, cancer biology, and drug abuse comprise just a few of our interests. We employ cutting edge technologies and focus on solving fundamentally important problems pertinent to diseases and disease processes that can be translated feasibly to clinical issues. We work towards a synergistic interaction between the clinical and basic sciences that prompts unexpected discoveries of causes and novel treatments for disease.