The Departments of Cancer Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School invite applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor.??
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS, and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
We seek imaginative and creative early career scientists who will bring their expertise to important problems in basic and translational sciences. We are particularly interested in scientists with a creative and rigorous research program focusing on mechanistic aspects of gene regulation and cellular signaling, cell growth and differentiation, developmental and stem cell biology, or disease pathogenesis. We offer an exciting and collaborative work environment that includes diverse faculty with research interests spanning chemical biology, cancer biology, structural biology, pharmacology, cell biology, biochemistry, and medicine.??
We strongly encourage team science, entrepreneurship and mentorship of scientists and physicians from diverse backgrounds. The two Departments are known for exceptional scientific and scholarly resources, interdisciplinary research and a supportive environment. The successful candidate will become a member of the training faculty of one or more of Harvard University???s Ph.D. Programs such as Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS), Biophysics or Chemical Biology, which attract extraordinary graduate students, and participate in the teaching of graduate students. Applicants will be housed at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
A Ph.D., Ph.D./M.D. or M.D. is required.
To apply, please provide:
Curriculum Vitae (including bibliography and names of four referees)
Cover letter is encouraged but not required
Statement of Research. Upload as one PDF. Include:
a. A description of research accomplishments (one page maximum)
b. A summary of future research interests and long-term goals (three pages maximum)
c. A short, big picture view of your chosen field highlighting the important unanswered questions and opportunities in the field (500-word maximum)
?? ?? ?? 4. Describe your efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas (one-page maximum)
?? ?? ?? 5. Up to 3 publications/pre-prints
After you apply through the portal, please ask your four references to email their letters of recommendation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Completed applications will be reviewed starting October 15, 2023.
The Departments are keenly interested in diversifying their faculty and encourage applications from a diverse set of candidates, including from women and underrepresented groups. Both organizations are committed to supporting the work-life balance of faculty.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job function, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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 under-served members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.