Postdoctoral Position in Biochemistry
Indiana University Bloomington
United States

Posting Details

Position Details


Title Postdoctoral Position in Biochemistry and Molecular Biologyin Dr. Pelosi's Lab
Specific Title  
Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow
Department IUSM - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis
Position Summary
The Pelosi Lab at Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow for a project related to the genomics of reproductive conditions and reproductive development.
This position will primarily involve working with genetically modified mice including collection, isolation, and culturing of cells and tissues, and apply molecular biology techniques for the study of factors involved in cell differentiation and development.
The ideal candidate will be expected to apply strong organizational and interpersonal skills to conduct experiments, contribute to the preparation of manuscripts and grant proposals, and participate in weekly laboratory meetings to present and discuss findings. More specifically, the postdoctoral fellow will plan and coordinate highly detailed in vivo and in vitro experiments using genetically modified mice, including histological and gene expression analyses. As the Pelosi Lab is part of an international consortium, the candidate will connect with several national and international collaborators and collaborate with IU core facilities to complete downstream assays such as single cell RNA sequencing, spatial transcriptomics, and genome editing of mouse models using CRISPR. Other applications that are routinely done in the Pelosi lab include tissue embedding and sectioning, immunofluorescence, microscopy, qPCR, cloning, bioinformatic analyses.
We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate, that will be eager to learn and work in the fields of molecular biology, developmental biology, genetics, and reproduction. The ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, will be fluent in English, exhibit good organization skills, creativity, and intellectual curiosity.

 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 
Basic Qualifications
Doctorate degree in biomedical sciences or related field required 
Department Contact for Questions
Dr. Emanuele Pelosi
Additional Qualifications
Experience working with mice, including mouse handling and dissection, and management of breeding colonies, and expertise in molecular/cell biology are required. 
Extensive experience in mammalian tissue culture systems including 3D/organoids is preferred and considered a plus.
Special Instructions  
Priority Application Review Deadline  
Expected Start Date  
OAA # IUSM-01898-2024

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Applicant Documents

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  1. Curriculum Vitae
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