The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute seeks an Research Fellow with a focus in epidemiology and biostatistics who will work within the Wolpin laboratory as part of the Hale Family Center for Pancreatic Cancer Research (http://halecenter.dfci.harvard.edu) and the Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Research Laboratory at Dana-Farber Cancer institute (https://www.lustgarten.org/research/our-lab/). The Wolpin laboratory focuses on risk stratification, early diagnosis, and personalized medicine approaches for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). One of the primary missions of the Wolpin laboratory is to interrogate epidemiologic factors that contribute to the development of PDAC and understand patient outcomes based upon clinical and tumor based factors. The Wolpin laboratory seeks a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to advance research in these areas within the laboratory and in collaboration with others within the Hale Center and DFCI-Lustgarten Dedicated Laboratory.
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.
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Candidates should hold a doctoral or masters degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, genetics/genomics, public health, or related fields. Multidisciplinary training and experience in multiple of these fields is desirable.
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.