Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical Biological Physics at Indiana University

Indiana University Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

ID: 7067308
Posted: June 29, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Summary
The Physics Department at Indiana University Bloomington invites applications for a postdoctoral position in theoretical biological physics. Research activities span problems at the interface between physics and biology, ranging from molecular to macroscopic scales. These include evolution of higher order protein structure, physical principles underlying sensing and behavioral response by cellular regulatory networks, information processing by individual cells, and co-evolution and pattern formation in bacterial communities. There are opportunities for close collaboration with experimental groups in Physics, Biology and Chemistry at IU on these topics.

Basic Qualifications
A Ph.D. in physics or a related field is required at time of appointment. The appointment can start as early as September 1, 2020. The position is for one year with an expectation of renewal for a second year assuming satisfactory performance.

Department Contact for Questions
Applications, including a CV, statement of research interests, and three letters of reference, should be submitted through the application portal located at
Informal inquiries may be made with Prof. Sima Setayeshgar (, Indiana University, Physics Department, 727 E. Third St., Bloomington, IN, 47405, 812-855-1247.
Review of applications will commence on July 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank
Special Instructions
The College of Arts and Sciences 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 without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.


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