Postdoc in Quantitative Biology at Dana-Farber and Harvard

US-MA-Boston
1 year ago
Job ID
2016-3424
Category
Fellowships
Type
full time
Grade
41

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.

Responsibilities

Join Chris Sander’s group as a postdoc at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (cBio Center at DFCI) or Harvard Medical School (computational biology collaboratory at HMS), with links to the Broad Institute. We are forming a dynamic group of smart scientists to make scientific discoveries in basic biology and help cure cancer. On computers, in the lab and in collaboration with clinicians. Work with us on:

  • Perturbation biology and network pharmacology
  • Cancer genomics and proteomics and metabolomics
  • Protein structure, function & evolution
  • Biological information resources

Join a highly interactive team of postdocs, graduate students and software engineers. Work on algorithms and computational analysis, and/or on combination therapy and evolution experiments in the wet lab. Collaborate with others and lead a project. Check your predictions against experiment. Do imaginative basic science and help apply it in real life.

 

You have a PhD or equivalent in biology, medicine, mathematics, computer science, physics, chemistry or engineering. Your appointment will be in the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at DFCI or the Department of Cell Biology at HMS. Send CV, bibliography, brief statement of research interests and names of 3 references to cbio.jobs{at}jimmy.harvard.edu. Then pack your bags and spend a few years doing productive research in computational and systems biology in the silicon valley of the life sciences: Boston, Massachusetts. Science for peace and research for a better quality of life.

 

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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