Assistant/Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Indiana University Bloomington

Assistant/Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Posting Details

Title Assistant/Associate Research Professor of Pediatrics
Specific Title  
Appointment Type Scientist Track Faculty
Department IUSM - Pediatrics
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary
The Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research conducts basic science and translational research within the Department of Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine. The Wells Center houses more than 200 faculty investigators, staff, and trainees seeking answers to the most pressing questions related to childhood illness. With the collaboration between scientists and physicians, the center aims to increase knowledge of causes and mechanisms of serious pediatric diseases. Our goal is to develop innovative approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of sick children in Indiana and beyond.

The Pulmonary, Asthma and Allergy Group in the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis is accepting applications for an Assistant/Associate Research Professor. We seek outstanding scientists complementing are group areas of interest in asthma and food allergy. Candidates conducting cutting-edge immunology research are encouraged to apply. Areas of specific interest include immunological regulation, cell signaling, lung microbiome, cell function in allergic inflammation (including eosinophils, basophils, mast cells), and Lung development/ remodeling/epithelial function.
The scientific environment at the School of Medicine and in Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research is highly interactive and collegial with and includes interactions with clinician in the Department of Pediatrics. Further interactions on campus include other Basic Science and Clinical Departments, as well as Research Centers and Institutes. Outstanding core facilities are also available.

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 well-being for all throughout the state of Indiana.
Basic Qualifications
Doctorate or terminal degree required. 
Experience in Immunology and Postdoctoral experience is preferred. 
Department Contact for Questions
Dr. Joan Cook-Mills,
Kimberly Jacobs,
Additional Qualifications  
Special Instructions  
Priority Application Review Deadline  
Expected Start Date  
OAA # IUSM-02005-2024

Supplemental Questions

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  2. *Are you a dual career partner (your partner or spouse is already being recruited)?
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Applicant Documents

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