Scientist Positions in Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research The Stark Neurosciences Research Institute (SNRI) of the Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking outstanding investigators for non-tenured faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Scientist in its Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Group (SCBIRG). More senior candidates with outstanding credentials in research and extramural funding may also be considered. Primary faculty appointments will be in the Department of Neurological Surgery and/or the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, although other department affiliations are possible. Of particular interest are candidates with one or more of the following expertise: 1) molecular mechanisms underlying axonal guidance, plasticity and regeneration, 2) cell death mechanisms and neuroprotection, 3) traumatic brain and/or spinal cord injury models and functional assessments, 4) high throughput screening of therapeutic small molecules, and 5) transgenic animal models in spinal cord regeneration. Qualified applicants should have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, at least several years of postdoctoral experience, and a consistent history of high quality publications. Candidates will be expected to develop a successful, funded research program and participate in graduate and medical student training. Exceptional resources include generous start-up funding, ample lab space in a new research building, and access to excellent core facilities including DNA array and mass spectral analyses, viral vector generation, transgenic facilities, multi-photon microscopy, and small animal functional imaging. Interested individuals should send a curriculum vita, a cover letter stating research interests and accomplishments, a prospectus of future research plans, and names and addresses of 3 professional references. Please address application materials to Faculty Search Committee and submit in electronic format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Evaluation of applications will begin upon receipt and continue until the positions are filled. Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply. IU is an EEO/AA Employer, M/F/D.
$35,000 - $75,000
Assistant Scientist or above