Postdoctoral Position in Biochemistry
Indiana University Bloomington
United States

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants are invited to submit a recent CV and a concise research/personal statement describing background/qualifications, future goals and reasons for the interest in this position. In addition, please include names and contact info of at least three professional references in your CV. This position is available immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

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Title Postdoctoral Position in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in Dr Edward Motea's lab
Specific Title  
Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow
Department IUSM - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary
 | The Motea Lab in the Department of Biochemistry/Molecular Biology and IU Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center at Indiana University School of Medicine is currently searching for a highly motivated, hardworking, and ambitious postdoctoral researcher who want to contribute to cutting-edge biomedical research with the ultimate goal of developing novel SMART anti-cancer agents and innovative strategies for personalized cancer treatment in the clinic. The successful candidate will be part of a vibrant and ambitious research group focusing on the mechanism of carcinogenesis and drug resistance induced by genotoxic agents, aberrant DNA replication, DNA damage response/repair and R-loop-mediated genomic instability. The successful candidate will characterize the mechanism of action of novel small molecules as anti-cancer agents, as well as DNA and RNA processing factors and pathways using cutting-edge technologies in structural biology, chemical biology, proteomics, enzymology, molecular biology, biophysical and biochemical techniques.
 
 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.
Basic Qualifications
Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, or cancer pharmacology. Previous experience in the field of genomic stress, transcription, DNA repair and/or replication mechanisms with strong training and publication track record are an advantage for this position 
Department Contact for Questions
Dr. Edward Motea 
Additional Qualifications
Experience with pharmacology, enzymology, xenograft tumor mouse models, mouse colony handling/maintenance, cell culture, and basic molecular biology methods

· Excellent written and oral communication skills in English

· Motivated, self-driven, team player, and able to work independently with limited direct supervision

· Able to multitask and show interest in contributing to several projects ongoing in the lab

· Interested in collaborating with other members of the laboratory 
Special Instructions
Applicants are invited to submit a recent CV and a concise research/personal statement describing background/qualifications, future goals and reasons for the interest in this position. In addition, please include names and contact info of at least three professional references in your CV. This position is available immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 
Priority Application Review Deadline  
Expected Start Date  
OAA # IUSM-01893-2024

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