Endowed professorship in cellular/molecular neuroscience at Indiana University – Bloomington and The Linda and Jack Gill Center for Biomolecular Science


Endowed professorship in cellular/molecular neuroscience
OAA#: 21909-08​

Indiana University – Bloomington and The Linda and Jack Gill Center for Biomolecular Science seek an outstanding mid-career level molecular or cellular neuroscientist to join the Gill Center (https://gillcenter.indiana.edu) as one of six endowed chairs. This position offers an attractive salary and start-up package, a generous annual endowment, and access to substantial core facilities. The Gill Center Laboratories are housed together in a recently completed state-of-the art research building. We specifically seek an individual with a record of outstanding research contributions, proven ability to secure sustained extramural funding, expertise in advanced molecular and cellular neuroscience techniques and demonstrated leadership in their chosen field. A PhD and/or MD in a relevant discipline is required. The Gill Center was established by a generous gift from Linda and Jack Gill to the IU Bloomington (IUB) College of Arts and Sciences with a mission to address significant neuroscience questions using cutting edge technology. Gill chairs collaborate extensively with each other, across the IUB campus, and with other research institutes investigating significant questions with important health implications, including drugs of abuse, cell signaling, pain, somatosensation, metabolism, neurodevelopment and neural circuits. The chair’s academic home department is based on their interests and expertise. Questions about the position can be directed to the director of the Gill Center, Hui-Chen Lu (hclu@indiana.edu).

Application Procedure
Please provide a
1) curriculum vitae,
2) cover letter including your scientific background, notable accomplishments and leadership experience,
3) a research statement, and
4) a statement of teaching interests.

Additionally, please provide a list of four references; references will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application to: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/8557.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The position’s expected start date is July 1, 2020, however, alternative dates can be considered for the right candidate. The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.

Please contact Academic Systems Support if you have any questions at:   rechelp@indiana.edu