• Postdoc in Quantitative Biology at Dana-Farber and Harvard

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 10 months ago(10/10/2018 3:50 PM)
    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’s cBio Center in Data Sciences or at Harvard Medical School. We are a dynamic group of scientists who aim to make scientific discoveries in basic biology and to help cure and prevent cancer. On computers, in the lab and in collaboration with clinicians. Work with us on:

    • Perturbation biology and network pharmacology
    • Machine learning (AI) of clinical records for cancer risk assessment and prevention
    • Cancer anti-resistance combination therapy
    • Protein evolutionary dynamics
    • Functional genomics of a million human genomes

    Join a highly interactive team of postdocs, graduate students and software engineers. Work on algorithms and computational analysis or on combination therapy in the wet lab. Collaborate with others and lead a project. Connect to the Ludwig Center at Harvard, the Department of Immunology and the Broad Institute. Hone your skills to contribute to basic and translational sciences.

     

    Qualifications

    You have a PhD or equivalent in biology, medicine, mathematics, computer science, physics, chemistry or engineering. You are excited about developing and applying computational biology algorithms and analyzing complex data. Your appointment will be in the Department of Data Sciences at Dana-Farber or the Department of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School. Please submit CV, bibliography, brief statement of research interests and names of 3 references to https://careers-dfci.icims.com/jobs/3424/postdoc-in-quantitative-biology-at-dana-farber-and-harvard/jobThen 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.

     

    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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