Tenure Track Faculty Position - The Brown Center for Immunotherapy

Indianapolis, Indiana
Commensurate with experience
September 23 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Faculty Position

Location: IU School of Medicine

Campus: IU School of Medicine Indianapolis Position

Announcement: The Brown Center for Immunotherapy, Indiana University School of Medicine, is seeking outstanding investigators for tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The Center was established in December 2016 with a $30 million gift from Indianapolis entrepreneur and IU School of Medicine alumnus Don Brown. The Center seeks to add two faculty with research programs using gene editing to model genetic disease or use the technology in the treatment of disease. Researcher working within the scope of the Indiana University Personalized Health Initiative (cancer immunotherapy, hematopoietic diseases, breast cancer, Alzheimer disease, or diabetes) may be given preference, but outstanding candidates in other fields will be considered.

Qualified applicants should have/are: 

  • MD or PhD, or MD/PhD or equivalent
  • National reputation in relevant research with a record of scholarship in the discipline and  evidence of excellence
  • Rising stars who have demonstrated unusual talent and a rapid upward trajectory

Candidates will be expected to develop a transformative, NIH-funded research program and participate in graduate and medical student training. This position includes generous start-up funding and access to excellent core facilities and resources at the Indiana University School of Medicine and the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. This includes the Indiana University Vector Production Facility and the National Gene Vector Biorepository (www.NGVBCC.org).

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, which contribute over $44 billion annually to the local economy. Our dynamic downtown is a bustling commercial center, entertainment destination, and residential neighborhood. 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. For additional information on life in Indy, visit https://www.nomeancity.com/ or http://medicine.iupui.edu/AboutIndy/.

Please include (1) a letter of interest (2) a curriculum vitae, and (3) contact information for three references.

IU is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse learning environment and supporting the professional development of ethnic minorities, women, and people with disabilities. IU School of Medicine strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.