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Indiana University, College of Arts & Sciences
Bloomington, Indiana
Date posted
Jan 23, 2023

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 ( as one of seven 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 IU Bloomington (IUB) 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 (

Application Procedure: Please provide a 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter including your scientific background, notable accomplishments, and leadership experience, 3) a research statement, 4) a statement of teaching interests, and 5) a 1-2-page diversity statement addressing your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) through research, teaching, supervision, and/or service. Additionally, please provide a list of four references. Applicants will be contacted before letters are requested. Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application to:

Review of applications will begin March 1, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. The position’s expected start date is September 1, 2023; however, alternative dates can be considered for the right candidate. The IUB 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 based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.


Before a conditional offer of employment is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate’s eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.

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