Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Located in Boston, 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 underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
We are seeking an intelligent, creative, and collegial post-doctoral research fellow to join a laboratory at the cutting edge of genomic and functional work on human cancer and infectious disease. Research areas include cancer genome discovery, computational analysis of the cancer genome, discovery of pathogens responsible for cancer and other human diseases, functional analysis of novel cancer genes or pathogens, mechanistic analysis of cancer therapeutic targets including protein kinases and histone modifying enzymes, and systematic cell biological approaches. Our group has particular expertise in the study of human lung cancer with all of these approaches
We are seeking M.D. or Ph.D. candidates with the following backgrounds.
For Ph.D. candidates:
--Completion or expected completion of Ph.D. in 2012 or 2013.
-- Ph.D. dissertation research may be either in biological sciences, in computational/mathematical sciences, or at the interfaces of these disciplines. Particular areas of interest include experimental molecular biology, cancer cell biology, experimental and computational genomics, and mathematical statistics.
For M.D. candidates:
--Completion or expected completion of clinical training in 2012 or 2013.
--In addition to medical and pediatric hematology and oncology, candidates with specialty/subspecialty training in pathology, endocrinology, pulmonology, rheumatology/immunology, infectious disease, gastroenterology, cardiology, dermatology, and neurology are also particularly invited to apply.
This is a full time, 40 hour per week position.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an Affirmation Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce.