Assistant Professor of Cell Biology
Harvard University Harvard Medical School
United States


Title Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

School Harvard Medical School

Department/Area Department of Cancer Immunology & Virology, DFCI

Position Description

The Department of Cancer Immunology & Virology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Department of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. We are particularly interested in candidates with demonstrated potential for creativity and excellence who investigate the molecular mechanisms that control protein translation, with the long-term goal of developing novel approaches for the treatment of cancer.

Located in Boston and surrounding communities, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute together with Harvard Medical School brings together innovative scientists, world renowned clinicians and dedicated professionals as allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining talented people with cutting-edge technologies in a highly collaborative environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; conduct research that advances treatment; educate tomorrow’s physician/researchers; reach out to underserved members of our community; and work with partners, including the Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals. The Dana-Farber and Harvard Medical School offer outstanding technical resources in many areas, including mass cytometry, flow cytometry, imaging, proteomics and genomics.

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualification The academic faculty appointment will be in the Department of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School. Appointment as an Assistant or Associate Professor will be commensurate with experience, training and achievements in addition to teaching activities. Suitable candidates will have an M.D., Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D degrees. The position provides an attractive start-up package and outstanding opportunities for collaboration with basic and translational investigators. Candidates are expected to participate in the teaching activities of the Harvard Medical School for medical students, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Special Instructions

Applicants should submit a single PDF containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, bibliography, conceptual summary of future research plans (~3 pages), and contact information (name, address, phone, email) of four referees through the Dana-Farber Careers page, Job ID #2020-19593.

Contact Information
Charles Thomas

Contact Email

Equal Opportunity Employer

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School are equal opportunity employers and affirm 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, pregnancy, pregnancy related-conditions, disability status, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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