Indiana University School of Medicine

Wells Center LabEmployment

The Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research conducts basic science and translational research within the Department of Pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine, offering exceptional opportunities for collaborations between basic scientists and physicians. The goals of the Wells Center are to increase knowledge of the causes and mechanisms of serious pediatric diseases, to develop innovative approaches to diagnosis and treatment of childhood diseases, and to provide an outstanding training environment for medical and graduate students, residents, and fellows.

Please refer to the IUPUI Human Resources webpage at for a current listing of job opportunities at the Wells Center.

IUPUI Human Resources

The IUPUI Human Resources office is located at:
980 Indiana Avenue, Suite 1156
Indianapolis, IN 46202                                                                                                                                                          Phone: 317-274-7617

A current list of openings is available at

Postdoctoral Positions

Up to two NIH-supported postdoctoral fellowship positions are available immediately in the laboratory of Dr. Patrick Fueger in the Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases at the Indiana University School of Medicine.  The postdoctoral fellows will be working on projects related to islet biology and/or metabolism.  Currently, we are particularly interested in the impact of endogenous feedback inhibitors on receptor tyrosine kinase signaling and how that translates into alterations of functional beta cell mass or hepatic metabolism and survival.

 A PhD in Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, or life sciences is required.  Experience with rodents, cell/tissue culture, and molecular biology are preferred.  Salary is commensurate with skills and level of experience.  Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

 To apply for these positions, please electronically send a letter of application describing your interest and include your CV along with the contact information for three professional references to

 Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  The university is committed to diversity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.


Postdoctoral Positions

Postdoctoral position is immediately available in the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research at Indiana University School of Medicine. The project involves investigating signal transduction mechanisms of Transforming Growth Factor beta (TGFbeta) ligands in cardiovascular development and pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease. Selected individual will be using molecular, biochemical, genomics, and physiological approaches to analyze cell/tissue/organ-specific conditional/inducible gene knockout and transgenic mouse models. We are looking for an individual with a PhD degree, who is highly motivated and hardworking, and some evidence of research accomplishment. Successful candidates will be offered competitive salary with benefits commensurate with experience and accomplishments. Please send curriculum vitae and contact information of three (3) references to Mohamad Azhar (



Please refer to the Indiana University School of Medicine Office of Postdoctoral Affairs,, for current postdoctoral positions at the Wells Center.

Other Academic Positions

Send CV, statement of research interests, indicating lab(s) of interest, and 3 letters of recommendation to:

Lynn Pressler, MBA                                                                                                                                                             Associate Director of Administration
Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research
Department of Pediatrics
1044 W. Walnut, Room 108                                                                                                                                            Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: 317-274-7427

Indiana University is an EED/AA employer, M/F/D.

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