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 Data Sciences at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School seek an outstanding candidate for an Assistant or Associate Professor position.
The new faculty member is expected to be or become a leader in quantitative methods relevant to genomics in cancer research applications. The faculty member will have the unique opportunity to collaborate with basic scientists and biomedical research leveraging genomics technologies to better understand cancer. We expect the faculty member to build a team of research scientists, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to help in these collaborations as well as develop quantitative tools that can be widely applicable. The faculty member’s home will be in the Department of Data Sciences at DFCI with an academic appointment in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Harvard Medical School (HMS). They will be involved in teaching DBMI courses and participating in DBMI academic duties (e.g. serving on committees). The faculty member will participate in scientific events of DFCI, Harvard, and other Boston area research communities and train graduate students in a highly interactive, supportive, collaborative and dynamic research environment. The new faculty is also expected to participate in Harvard School of Medicine’s teaching mission.
Applicants should upload a PDF packet including a letter of application, a statement of current and future research interests, curriculum vitae, sample publications, and the names of four referees and contact info. Consideration of an application will begin after the application package is complete. Applications received after March 1 cannot be guaranteed consideration.
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.