The Department of Data Sciences at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health seek candidates with a strong background in clinical trials research for an Assistant or Associate Professor position.
The new faculty member is expected to be deeply committed to the development of quantitative methods relevant in cancer clinical trials research, to work collaboratively with investigators in the Susan Smith Center for Women’s Cancers, and to pursue independent research. Candidates are expected to hold a doctoral degree, or a strong postdoctoral record, in statistics, biostatistics, or allied fields. The new faculty member will be expected to participate in the Department of Biostatistics education mission.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, including a statement of current and future research interests, curriculum vitae, sample publications, and the names of four referees. Consideration of an application will begin after the application package is complete. Applications received after February 14, 2020 cannot be guaranteed consideration.
The Departments of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Data Sciences at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute offer exceptional environments in which to pursue research and education in quantitative public health while being at the forefront of efforts to benefit the health of populations worldwide. The departments work closely together and many faculty members have joint appointments. Areas of expertise in Biostatistics include design and analysis of clinical trials and observational studies, missing data, precision health, network analysis, computational and systems biology, microbiome analysis, neurostatistics, and environmental statistics. Areas of expertise in Data Sciences include statistical methodology, clinical trial design, health systems data analysis, computational biology, knowledge systems, and machine learning, processing next generation sequencing data, statistical packages for analyzing high-throughput data, and machine learning pipelines that integrate diverse, complex datasets. Research in both departments is enabled by access to a number of large longitudinal studies and extensive collaboration with academic departments across Harvard programs and at the world-class Harvard affiliated hospitals.
For questions, please contact: Erica Feick, Search Administrator, Department of Data Sciences, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Email: email@example.com
The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health seeks to find, develop, promote, and retain the world’s best scholars. We are committed to upholding the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in our school and the communities we serve. Women and individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
Harvard University is 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.
About Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
The mission of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is to provide expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases. As an affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a Comprehensive Cancer Center designated by the National Cancer Institute, the Institute also provides training for new generations of physicians and scientists, designs programs that promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations, and disseminates innovative patient therapies and scientific discoveries to our target community across the United States and throughout the world.
Dana-Farber encourages a working environment that respects the dignity and value of each staff member while meeting the needs of the Institute. We strive to ensure our excellence in people, management, and diversity practices is as rich as our excellence in cancer care, prevention, and research. Dana-Farber is committed to creating and retaining a prepared, diverse workforce, and to supporting career opportunities for current and future employees.