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Tenured or Tenure Track Faculty Position in Models of Metabolic Regulation

Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana (US)
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Feb 25, 2023

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Life Sciences, Biology, Genomics
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Full Time
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As part of a major, multi-year initiative to expand research activities across the Indiana University Bloomington campus, the Genome, Cell, and Developmental Biology program in the Department of Biology ( invites applications at the Associate or Full Professor level in the area of Metabolism. Established Assistant Professors will also be considered. We are particularly interested in scientists who are using model organisms to study the regulation of metabolism in development and disease. Scientists studying the molecular mechanisms by which the environment influences metabolism and growth are also encouraged to apply. Start dates of Fall 2023 or Fall 2024 are possible.

Our vision is to continue building a multi-investigator group that will define IU as a preeminent center for studies of metabolism and metabolomics in model organisms. This effort is part of a significant expansion in the life sciences at IU Bloomington. The successful applicant will join a vibrant group of investigators with related research programs within the Department of Biology and across campus in the Departments of Chemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, as well as IU School of Medicine and the School of Public Health.

The selected candidate will be provided with a competitive startup package and salary and will have access to outstanding research resources, including state-of-the-art facilities for genomics and bioinformatics, light and electron microscopy (including cryo-EM), flow cytometry, protein analysis, mass spectrometry, and crystallography. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in a relevant field, with a strong record of research accomplishments and funding. Successful candidates will be expected to maintain a vigorous externally funded research program and participate in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department of Biology is committed to recruiting and retaining diverse faculty, and we strongly encourage applications from members of historically marginalized groups. We also welcome candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with people from groups that are underrepresented in STEM, through teaching, mentoring, or administration. 

For more detailed application instructions and conditions, please see Applications will start to be evaluated on February 15, 2023, but the position will remain open until filled. Please address inquiries concerning the search to Jennifer Tarter at 812-856-3984 or




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