The department of Biomedical Sciences and Comprehensive Care at the Indiana University School of Dentistry (IUSD) has available an assistant research scientist position. The successful candidate will conduct independent research in the field of osteoimmunology with a specific focus on elucidating the mechanism of bone resorption in periodontal diseases. She/he will be expected to participate initially in current grant projects. The appointment will be reviewed annually and contingent upon performance and availability of funding.
IUSD is located on the IU School of Medicine campus adjacent to the IUPUI campus just west of downtown Indianapolis. We seek greater diversity in our faculty and staff to broaden students' academic experience and to enrich our campus community. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
The successful candidate should hold a PhD and/or DDS degree and need to have research expertise in mouse genetics, bone and osteoclast biology, and periodontology. The individual's research must have been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Previous research experience in mouse experimental periodontitis models and skills in bone and tooth analysis by microCT are preferred and valued as a candidate. This candidate will be expected to become a member of the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health.
Department Contact for Questions:
Mr. Damon L. Spight Faculty Recruitment Manager IU School of Dentistry Office of Faculty Affairs and Global Engagement 1121 W. Michigan Street, DS 102 Indianapolis, IN 46202 317-274-3070 firstname.lastname@example.org
OAA #: IN-DENT-DSOB20001
Appointment Status: Non-Tenure Track
Internal Number: 9931
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.