Postdoctoral Fellow in Cell Biology
Indiana University Bloomington
United States

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Title Postdoctoral Fellow in Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
Specific Title  
Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow
Department IUSM - Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary
The Norlander laboratory is searching for a highly motivated individual to fill a postdoctoral fellow position within the laboratory. The laboratory of Dr. Allison E. Norlander is based in the Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology, and Physiology at the Indiana University School of Medicine located in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Norlander lab investigates the mechanisms through which selected mediators may augment immune cell dysfunction caused by inflammation in models of hypertension or allergic airway inflammation. The selected candidate will utilize mouse models and primary human immune cells to investigate hypotheses and will be able to work independently. The successful candidate will work well in a team setting and will work closely with Dr. Norlander and members of her laboratory. 

The ideal candidate will have expertise in immunology, cardiovascular biology, nephrology, or pulmonology. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or M.D. Experience with flow cytometry is desired.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1) Designing and conducting research experiments
2) Mouse colony maintenance and mouse handling
3) Scientific writing – manuscripts and grants
4) Participation in lab meeting
5) Scientific Rigor and Documentation of Research findings and protocols.

As the nation’s largest medical school, IUSM is committed to being an institution that not only reflects the diversity of the learners we teach and the patient populations we serve, but also pursues the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We desire candidates who enhance our representational diversity, as well as those whose work contributes to equitable and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUSM strives to take an anti-racist stance, regularly evaluating and updating its policies, procedures, and practices to confer equitable opportunities for contribution and advancement for all members of our community. We invite individuals who will join us in our mission to advance racial equity to transform health and wellbeing for all throughout the state of Indiana.

Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing 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. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. 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. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years. For additional information on life in Indy:

Basic Qualifications
Doctorate or Terminal degree is required. Must have a Ph.D. or M.D. degree.

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities: Excellent organization skills, have the ability to work well with others as well as independently, be reliable, and be able to work safely with good laboratory practices.

Department Contact for Questions
Dr. Allison Norlander (
Additional Qualifications
Experience with flow cytometry is desired.

Special Instructions
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Priority Application Review Deadline  
Expected Start Date  
OAA # IUSM-01771-2023

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. List Of References
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