Assistant/Associate Professor, Data Science – Genomics

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard Medical School
United States MA Boston


The Department of Data Science at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and Harvard Medical School seek an
outstanding candidate for an Assistant or Associate Professor position.

About Dana-Farber:
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, 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.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms 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, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or
other groups as protected by law.


The new faculty member is expected to be or become a leader in quantitative methods relevant to genomics in
cancer research applications. The faculty member will have the unique opportunity to collaborate with basic
scientists and biomedical research leveraging genomics technologies to better understand cancer. We expect the
faculty member to build a team of research scientists, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to help in these
collaborations as well as develop quantitative tools that can be widely applicable.

The faculty member’s home will be in the Department of Data Science at DFCI with an academic appointment in
the Department of Biomedical Informatics or the Department of Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS). 
They will be involved in teaching HMS courses and participating in HMS academic duties (e.g. serving on
committees). The faculty member will participate in scientific events of DFCI, Harvard, and other Boston area
research communities and train graduate students in a highly interactive, supportive, collaborative and dynamic
research environment. The new faculty is also expected to participate in Harvard School of Medicine’s teaching

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply

Applicants should email the following materials to a letter of application, a statement of
current and future research interests, curriculum vitae, and sample publications. Applicants should direct four (4) referees
to email letters to this email as well. Consideration of an application will begin after the application package is complete.
Applications received after September 30 cannot be guaranteed consideration.