Assistant Research Professor in Plastic Surgery
Indiana University Bloomington
United States

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Screening of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Only selected applicants will be contacted for interview. Please submit cover letter (with a brief description of your research experiences, one page maximum), Curriculum Vitae (including list of publications) and at least two reference contacts.

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Title -Assistant Research Professor - Plastic Surgery - Neuroscience

Appointment Type -Scientist Track Faculty

Department -IUSM - Surgery - Plastic

Campus -IU School of Medicine Indianapolis

Position Summary

This is a grant funded opportunity with a specific focus on nerve injury and neurotrophic keratopathy working with the Plastic Surgery Division and Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering.
The Laboratory of Dr. Gregory Borschel, along with the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering, in the Department of Surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking a highly motivated person to work on animal models of neurotrophic keratopathy and nerve injury, with a focus on molecular neuroscience. Applicant will be hired as an Assistant Research Professor.

To learn more about the Department of Surgery or the Plastic Surgery Division please follow this link:

IU School of Medicine is committed to providing inclusive benefits for eligible employees and their families. Please click here to learn more:
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

Basic Quals:
• Must have a PhD, or equivalent terminal degree in a science related field
• Must have experience with animal handling
• Must have experience Cell culture, RNA and Protein extraction, PCR
• Must be willing to work with animals and human subjects
• Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
• Must be able to work independently or with very limited supervision
• Must be able to multitask and show interest in contributing to several projects ongoing in the lab
• A desire to learn new techniques, write manuscripts/reports/protocols, present data at meetings and conferences, train and mentor students

Department Contact for Questions

Shelly Moore, HR Business Partner
Dean’s Office/Department of Surgery

Special Instructions

Screening of applications will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. Only selected applicants will be contacted for interview. Please submit cover letter (with a brief description of your research experiences, one page maximum), Curriculum Vitae (including list of publications) and at least two reference contacts.

OAA # IUSM010032016

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Application
  • List Of References
  • Optional Documents

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