NIH supported post-doctoral associate positions are available in the Dr. Lei Yang Lab at the Department of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine. IU School of Medicine is the largest medical school in the United State and ranks top 33 NIH-funded medical schools in the nation. Compensation is at NIH scale. The successful candidate will have access to the generous IU retirement benefit package.
The primary focus of our research is on the roles of long non-coding RNAs in human heart development and cardiovascular disease. We primarily use human embryonic stem (ES) cells, patient-derived induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells and mouse models. During past years, the lab has published in Genome Biology, Developmental Cell, Nature Communications, Nature, etc. Additional information of the lab could be obtained from the website: https://medicine.iu.edu/faculty-labs/yang-lei.
The successful candidate is expected to be self-motivated with a recent Ph.D. degree in molecular biology, cell biology or cardiovascular related fields. The solid experience in molecular biology techniques and ability to independently work in a collaborative research environment are required. Preference will be given to individuals with hands-on experience associated with lncRNA or epigenetics. Bioinformatics skills are a plus.
Interested candidates should submit their CV including names and contact information of three references and a brief description of research interest via e-mail to Dr. Lei Yang (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research (http://www.wellscenter.iupui.edu/) has ongoing collaborative programs in molecular oncology and experimental therapeutics, cardiac developmental biology, diabetes, hematologic malignancies and stem cell biology, cardiovascular genetics and infectious disease and global health.
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.