Brigham and Women's Hospital

Boston, MA

Job posting number: #7062242

Posted: November 8, 2019

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Department of Surgery | Brigham and Women’s Hospital | Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

The Division of Breast Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) located in Boston, Massachusetts seeks an Assistant Professor who is an outstanding scientist performing basic and translational research in tumor immunology.

The position offers outstanding scholarly and scientific opportunity in a collegial and collaborative department with strong ties to the Breast Oncology Program of the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center as well as other related departments throughout Harvard University. The candidate will develop a rigorous program of scientific investigation focused on tumor immunology while also working closely with colleagues to perform state of the art correlative studies applied to patient biospecimens, and translation of laboratory findings to the clinic for the benefit of patients. Research space will be located in the Thorn Building at BWH.

Candidates must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent graduate degree in immunology, cancer biology, or a closely related field, a minimum of 2-years relevant postdoctoral experience, and experience in collaborative interdisciplinary research as evidenced by publication record, research projects, or previous positions. The candidate must also have evidence of effective communications skills; aptitude for mentoring fellows, residents and students; and demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

We are an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested candidates should submit curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:
Gerard M. Doherty, MD, Chair
Department of Surgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA 02115

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