Postdoctoral Fellow in Ophthalmology
Indiana University Bloomington School of Medicine
United States

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Title Postdoctoral Fellow in Ophthalmology

Appointment Type Postdoctoral Fellow

Department IUSM - Ophthalmology

Campus IU School of Medicine Indianapolis

Position Summary

A Postdoctoral Appointee position is available in Dr. Tasneem Sharma’s lab at the Department of Ophthalmology and Glick Eye Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine.

The successful candidate will work on glaucoma research with specialization in perfusion organ culture systems, neuron regeneration, therapeutics and stem cell differentiation.

Indianapolis is the capital and most populous city in the State of Indiana. It is growing economically thanks to a strong corporate base anchored by the life sciences. Indiana is home to one of the largest concentrations of health sciences companies in the nation. Indianapolis has a sophisticated blend of charm and culture with a wonderful balance of business and leisure. The growing residential base is supported by rich amenities and quality of life – the city possesses a variety of professional sports, arts venues and outdoor recreation areas. Residents of this dynamic city, and surrounding suburbs, enjoy leading educational systems and top-ranked universities, paired with a diverse population. Indianapolis International Airport is a top-ranked international airport, being named “Best Airport in North America” by Airports Council International for many years. For additional information on life in Indy: https://faculty.medicine.iu.edu/relocation .

At the IU School of Medicine, we offer focused, systematic and sustained programs that are aligned with three foundational pillars of diversity and inclusion: representational diversity, inclusive working and learning environment, and cultural competence. Therefore, we are looking for applicants who can help ensure all our mission areas are inclusive and equitable.

Basic Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must be highly self-motivated and self-sufficient with Ph.D or Ph.D/MD. Candidates must have good communication skills and are willing to work with other lab members as a team. Expertise in the application and adaptation of numerous research techniques and procedures also required.

Department Contact for Questions
Tasneem Sharma, PhD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Email: tpsharma@iu.edu

Additional Qualifications

Please send CV, cover letter, and contact information for three references to

Review of applications will start immediately and continue until the position is filled; start date is negotiable. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

OAA # IUSM009122016

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Applicant Documents

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Curriculum Vitae
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