Assistant Research Professor

Fox Chase Cancer Center
Biostatistics and Bioinformaticss
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia


The Biostatistics and Bioinformatics group at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, PA is seeking applicants for a faculty position in Bioinformatics.

Diverse clinical and biological studies at Fox Chase create a steady flow of interesting scientific questions, with research opportunities in many areas including genetics, epigenetics, immunology, and cancer biology. Successful candidates will collaborate with Fox Chase scientists and physicians on all aspects of research (e.g., design, analysis, interpretation of results and publication) supporting projects across multiple research programs. The position offers the opportunity for professional development and encourages scholarly investigation into innovative analyses and methods and supports both collaborative and independent methodological publications. Faculty members publish in top-tier journals. Level of appointment will be commensurate with experience.

About Fox Chase Cancer Center

Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers have been recognized worldwide for landmark contributions to our knowledge about the causes, treatment and prevention of cancer, with a committed faculty working in basic, translational, population-based and clinical research. Faculty members at Fox Chase have been recipients of the Nobel Prize, the Kyoto Prize, and the Lasker Award for fundamental discoveries in genetics, virology, and biochemistry. A dynamic and collegial group of researchers continues to make important discoveries. As an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Fox Chase continues to build on a foundation of human commitment - people caring for others and working together for a common goal, to relieve the burden of human cancer.


Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in bioinformatics, computational biology, computer science, applied mathematics, or other quantitative discipline.

Successful candidates must be self-directed, have a commitment to collaborating with biomedical researchers, strong written and verbal communication skills, solid programming skills in R and Python, and experience modeling biological or other complex systems.

Preference will be given to applicants with experience working in an HPC Linux environment and cloud-based computational platforms, familiarity with bioinformatics tools used in the analysis of high-throughput genomics data, and experience in interdisciplinary cancer research resulting in publications.

Start date

As soon as possible

How to Apply

Send cover letter and CV to Judie Devlin (, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Facility, Fox Chase Cancer Center, 333 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19111. Fox Chase is an Equal Opportunity Employer.