The Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The appointee will join a superb faculty with strengths in genome stability, genomics and epigenomics, stem cell and cancer biology, neurobiology and immunology. Outstanding applicants will be expected to develop an independent laboratory-based research program focused on basic and translational studies in areas relevant to pediatric oncology. The successful candidate will be expected to supervise Medical Students, Residents, Clinical Fellows and/or Postdoctoral Research Fellows. The candidate should have an established research program and a demonstrated ability to attract sustained research funding.
Qualified candidates should have an MD and/or PhD degree and postdoctoral experience.
Dana-Farber and Boston Children’s Hospital are Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospitals.
The chosen candidate may receive an academic appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank at Harvard Medical School Department of Pediatrics, commensurate with experience, accomplishments and teaching responsibilities.
The position will be based at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center}.
Salary offered will be consistent with fair market rate and commensurate with experience.
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a 3-page research statement:
Scott A. Armstrong, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Pediatric Oncology Dana Farber Cancer Institute
David A Williams, M.D.
Division of Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children's Hospital
c/o Tara Iovanna
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. Women and members of under-represented minorities are encouraged to apply.
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