Assistant Professor

Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Salary is commensurate with experience.
August 21 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Assistant Professor

The Stem Cell Program at Boston Children’s Hospital invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position. This position will be a joint appointment between Harvard University’s Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology and the Stem Cell Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. Both are affiliated with the Harvard Stem Cell Institute.  A secondary appointment will be held with the Department of Pediatrics. 

Accomplished scientists with a demonstrated research interest in stem cells and regenerative biology/medicine will be given preference.  This could include chromatin or transcriptional regulation, chemical biology, tissue regeneration, organoids, cancer or disease models.

New faculty will benefit from state-of-the-art research facilities, strong institutional and departmental commitment to career development, and a vibrant, collaborative research enterprise that brings together fundamental biology and medical science to create unique scientific and educational opportunities. The appointee will teach and mentor undergraduate, graduate and medical students, as well as postdoctoral research fellows.

Candidates must hold a PhD and/or MD degree. Appointments will be made at the academic rank of assistant professor, in accordance with the candidate’s experience and accomplishments. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter. We strongly encourage applications from women and other underrepresented groups. 

Applications must include: a current curriculum vitae, a description of current and proposed research plans, a teaching statement describing teaching approach and philosophy, and a statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and anticipated future contributions in these areas. Publications or copies of creative works, if applicable. 

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The deadline for submission is October 15, 2019.

Harvard University and Boston Children’s Hospital are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

For administrative questions, please contact Julie Nolan-Young at

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