Postdoc in Quantitative Biology at Dana-Farber and Harvard

Location US-MA-Boston
Job Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/11/2020 3:42 PM)
Job ID
2016-3424
Category
Fellowships
Type
full time
Grade
41
Location : Address
450 Brookline Ave
Location : City
Boston

Overview

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. Using cutting-edge computational tools, data-rich experiments in the lab and collaborating closely with clinicians. Work with us on.

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. Using cutting-edge computational tools, data-rich experiments in the lab and collaborating closely with clinicians. Work with us on:

 

  • Machine learning (AI) of clinical records for cancer risk assessment
  • Cancer screening, early detection and prevention
  • Perturbation biology and network pharmacology
  • Large-scale predictive models of cell biology in health and disease
  • Cancer anti-resistance combination therapy
  • Evolutionary dynamics and 3D structure of proteins in coronavirus and cancer
  • Functional genomics of a million human genomes

Join a highly interactive team of postdocs, graduate students and software engineers. Work on software tools, algorithms and computational analysis or molecular and phenotypic profiling in the wet lab. Collaborate with others and lead a project. Connect to the Ludwig Center and the Departments of Cell Biology and Systems Biology at Harvard Medical School and to 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 to https://careers-dfci.icims.com/jobs/3424/postdoc-in-quantitative-biology-at-dana-farber-and-harvard/job and request three letters of reference. 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.

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.

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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