• Faculty Position (Assist or Assoc Professor) - Adoptive T Cell Therapy

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 1 week ago(4/13/2018 3:15 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-10535
    Category
    Physician/Faculty
    Type
    full time
    Grade
    53
  • Overview

    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

     

    The Department of Cancer Immunology and Virology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  We are seeking a highly motivated individual with demonstrated potential for creativity and excellence who is working on central questions in adoptive T cell therapy, with a primary focus on the treatment of cancer.  Both basic scientists and translational investigators are encouraged to apply.  The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has made a major commitment to T cell based therapies and has built a cell processing lab capable of supporting a number of innovative clinical trials.  The Institute is major research center in the Boston area, and the Institute and the Department offer a vibrant and interactive research community in both basic and translational immunology research. 

    Responsibilities

    The faculty appointment will be in the Department of Microbiology & Immunobiology or Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School.  The appointment provides an attractive start-up package and outstanding opportunities for collaboration with basic and translational investigators.  Candidates are required to participate in the teaching activities of the Harvard Medical School for medical students, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. 

     

    To apply, please submit a CV, statement of research interests and contact information for three to four references. 

     

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers.  We are actively committed to a diverse faculty. Women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

     

    Qualifications

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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