Department/Area: Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
The Departments of Cancer Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology (BCMP) at Harvard Medical School invite applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek imaginative and creative early career scientists who will bring their chemical biology and/or medicinal chemistry expertise to important problems in basic and translational sciences. We offer an exciting and collaborative work environment that includes diverse faculty with research interests spanning chemical biology, cancer biology, structural biology, pharmacology, cell biology, biochemistry and medicine. We strongly encourage team science, entrepreneurship and mentorship of scientists and physicians from diverse backgrounds. The two departments are known for exceptional scientific and scholarly resources, interdisciplinary research and a supportive environment. The successful candidate will become a member of the training faculty of one or more of Harvard University's Ph.D. Programs such as Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS), Biophysics or Chemical Biology, which attract extraordinary graduate students, and participate in the teaching of graduate students. Applicants will be housed at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and will be members of the Dana-Farber Chemical Biology Program.
The departments are keenly interested in diversifying their faculty and encourage applications from a diverse set of candidates, including from women and underrepresented groups. Both organizations are committed to supporting the work-life balance of faculty.
The Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at Harvard Medical School is online at https://bcmp.hms.harvard.edu. The Chemical Biology Program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is online at https://www.dana-farber.org/research/departments-centers-and-labs/integrative-research-centers/chemical-biology-program/ and on Twitter at @DFCI_ChemBio.
A Ph.D, Ph.D/M.D. or M.D. is required
Margaret Thompson, PhD Research Business Manager Department of Cancer Biology Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Contact Email: DFCICBSearch@dfci.harvard.edu
Please apply through the Harvard web portal and upload:
A) Curriculum Vitae (including bibliography)
B) Statement of Research. Upload as one PDF. Include: (i) A description of research accomplishments (one page maximum) (ii) A summary of future research interests and long-term goals (three pages maximum) (iii) A short big picture view of your chosen field highlighting the important unanswered questions and opportunities in the field (500-word maximum)
C) Statement on diversity, inclusion and belonging (2 page maximum)
D) Cover letter is encouraged but not required.
Upon final submission of your application materials, writers of your letters of recommendation will be automatically notified by email and asked to upload letters within two weeks. Three letters are required.
Applications will be reviewed starting March 15, 2021.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job function, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 9917
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