Research Associate in Eye Organization

Indiana University Bloomington Department of Biology

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please submit a cover letter describing the reason for your interest in this position, previous education and laboratory experience, curriculum vitae, copies of any publications, and the names of at least three references (including email addresses and phone numbers) to http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/10234. Best consideration date is February 1, 2021. Expected start date is April 1, 2021 but is negotiable. _The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars._

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Title -Research Associate in Eye Organization

Appointment Status -Non-Tenure Track

Department -IU Bloomington Biology

Position Summary

A full-time Research Associate position is available in the laboratory of Professor Andrew C. Zelhof in the Department of Biology at Indiana University Bloomington.

The project addresses a key question of evolutionary-developmental biology within the context of eyes: how are conserved cellular processes modified to produce adaptive transitions within the constraints of constructing a functional tissue? The successful candidate will investigate the molecular, developmental, and cellular mechanism responsible for photoreceptor organization across several species, invertebrates and vertebrate. See also https://zelhoflab.wixsite.com/zelhoflab.

Basic Qualifications

This position requires either a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate Degree in Biology or a related field and previous research experience in both genetics (model organisms -e.g. Drosophila, Tribolium, Zebrafish) and molecular and cellular biology. This position requires a positive attitude and solid work ethic, as well as good communication skills and the ability to work well with others in a laboratory setting.

Department Contact for Questions

For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Andrew Zelhof (azelhof@indiana.edu).

For all other questions, please contact Jeremy Bennett (jebennet@indiana.edu).

Salary and Rank Salary and benefits will be competitive and commensurate with education and experience

Special Instructions

Please submit a cover letter describing the reason for your interest in this position, previous education and laboratory experience, curriculum vitae, copies of any publications, and the names of at least three references (including email addresses and phone numbers) to http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/10234.

Best consideration date is February 1, 2021. Expected start date is April 1, 2021 but is negotiable.

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.

For Best Consideration Date -02/01/2021

Expected Start Date -04/01/2021

OAA # 22012-07

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

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