HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology

Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
Posted
10 Aug 2020
End of advertisement period
10 Oct 2020
Academic Discipline
Life sciences, Biological Sciences
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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.

Additional Qualifications    

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    charlesa_thomas@dfci.harvard.edu 

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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