Chair, Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology

Location
Boston, MA, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 01, 2017
Closes
Dec 04, 2017
Ref
928049098
Contract Type
Full Time
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.

Chair, Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Professor of Biostatistics

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health are

seeking a distinguished scientist to serve as chair of the Department of Biostatistics and

Computational Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. The successful candidate will

also be appointed as a tenured professor in the Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard

T.H. Chan School of Public Health and will provide leadership in the cancer training and

research program in the department.

The Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer

Institute is an active department of 21 faculty, 12 doctoral research scientists, 21 masterslevel

statisticians, and 12 bioinformatics analysts/engineers conducting wide-ranging

methodological research in biostatistics and computational biology and collaborative

research in cancer. The department is home to the statistical centers for the International

Breast Cancer Study Group and the ECOG-ACRIN Cooperative Group, coordinates the

Biostatistics Core Facility for the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, and is the principal

site of the Centers for Cancer Computational Biology, Functional Cancer Epigenetics, and

Center for Cancer Evolution and cBio Center. The department is closely affiliated with the

Department of Biostatistics at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where many

of the department's faculty hold primary appointments and participate in the graduate

training program.

The successful candidate will be a visionary leader, internationally recognized as a

pre-eminent scientist with an established record of scholarship, ideally in the area of

cancer research. Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in a relevant field.

Please submit a letter of application, including a statement of current and future

research interests, a curriculum vitae, and sample publications, online at

http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7145 . It would be helpful if you would

also provide the names of senior scholars likely to be most knowledgeable about your field

and about your work in particular. Please contact facultyaffairs@hsph.harvard.edu with

any questions.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard University seek to find, develop, promote, and

retain the world's best scholars and are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers.

Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

The Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

provides a flexible working environment and provides a balance between work and life.

Information on resources for career development and work/life balance at the Harvard

Chan School can be found at: https://hlc.harvard.edu/hlc-work-life-programs-at-a-glance/.

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.

Job ID: 2016-5492

Grade: 55

External Company URL: www.dana-farber.org