Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology

Indiana University School of Medicine
Indiana, United States
Competitive Salary
May 05, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The IU School of Medicine (IUSM) Department of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology (ACBP) is seeking well-qualified and highly motivated applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in skeletal muscle biology.  All academic ranks (Assistant to Full Professor) will be considered.  Successful applicants must have a PhD and/or MD degree. The muscle recruitment is part of a broad initiative between ACBP and the Indiana Center for Musculoskeletal Health (ICMH) to expand ongoing neuromusculoskeletal biology research on the Indianapolis campus.  Potential recruitments through the ACBP/ICMH partnership should align with the areas of interest for ACBP, which include: skeletal muscle physiology and regeneration, developmental biology, exercise, and musculoskeletal imaging. The department has a special interest in primary musculoskeletal cancers and the effects of cancer on the musculoskeletal system. The IUSM is committed to advancing outstanding musculoskeletal research in an integrated environment of basic science and clinical care.  Faculty must be highly collaborative and eager to work in interdisciplinary teams across fields and participate in the entire research spectrum (basic science, translational, clinical).  Opportunities exist for collaborations on translational research within the musculoskeletal disorder fields throughout Indianapolis, including the thriving neuromusculoskeletal biology research program at the Roudebush VA Hospital, as well as at IUSM centers around the state. The successful applicant will have opportunities to engage in medical and graduate teaching.  Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis; start dates are flexible.


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.


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