Professor of Biostatistics
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health are seeking a distinguished scientist to serve as chair of the Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The successful candidate will also be appointed as a tenured professor in the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and will provide leadership in the cancer training and research program in the department.
The Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an active department of 21 faculty, 12 doctoral research scientists, 21 masters-level statisticians, and 12 bioinformatics analysts/engineers conducting wide-ranging methodological research in biostatistics and computational biology and collaborative research in cancer. The department is home to the statistical centers for the International Breast Cancer Study Group and the ECOG-ACRIN Cooperative Group, coordinates the Biostatistics Core Facility for the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, and is the principal site of the Centers for Cancer Computational Biology, Functional Cancer Epigenetics, Center for Cancer Evolution and cBio Center. The department is closely affiliated with the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where many of the departments’ faculty hold primary appointments and participate in the graduate training program.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard University seek to find, develop, promote, and retain the world’s best scholars and are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.
The Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute provides a flexible working environment and provides a balance between work and life. Information on resources for career development and work/life balance at the Harvard Chan School can be found at: https://hlc.harvard.edu/hlc-work-life-programs-at-a-glance/.
The successful candidate will be a visionary leader, internationally recognized as a pre-eminent scientist with an established record of scholarship, ideally in the area of cancer research. Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in a relevant field.
Please submit a letter of application, including a statement of current and future research interests, a curriculum vitae, and sample publications. It would be helpful if you would also provide the names of senior scholars likely to be most knowledgeable about your field and about your work in particular.
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