Director of Basic Research, Division of Newborn Medicine

Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Salary commensurate with experience.
September 07 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Division of Newborn Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital invites nominations for outstanding physician-scientists or PhD scientists in the field of developmental immunology to serve as Director of Basic Research. Appointment as a Professor or Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School will be commensurate with experience, training, and scientific achievements.

Primary responsibilities will include independent and collaborative research in the areas of fetal, placental, and neonatal immunology and the creation of new collaborations with other investigators in the Division in the areas of lung biology, neonatal transfusion medicine, regenerative medicine, neonatal genomics and epigenetics of developmental diseases. We seek candidates who have developed highly successful fundamental or translational research programs relevant to perinatal biology and/or disease who will mentor and supervise trainees from the Harvard Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Training Program, one of the largest in the nation. This position comes with dedicated resources, including ample laboratory space and start-up funding. The research portfolio of the Division of Newborn Medicine is supported by NIH grants, foundation grants, and philanthropic gifts.

We invite highly qualified candidates who are committed to excellence in basic science in the broad area of developmental immunology research to apply.

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.

Boston Children’s Hospital is committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. Interested applicants should email as a single PDF: a cover letter including a personal statement with research plans and academic interests, names of three potential referees, and a detailed Curriculum Vitae to:

Stella Kourembanas, MD

Division of Newborn Medicine

Boston Children’s Hospital

About Boston Children’s Hospital

Boston Children’s Hospital is home to the world’s largest research enterprise based at a pediatric medical center, where its discoveries have benefited both children and adults since 1869. More than 1,100 scientists, including seven members of the National Academy of Sciences, 11 members of the Institute of Medicine and 10 Members of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute comprise Boston Children’s research community. Founded as a 20-bed hospital for children, Boston Children’s today is a comprehensive center for pediatric and adolescent health care with 415 beds, proudly celebrating its 151st anniversary. Boston Children’s is ranked the no. 1 Children’s Hospital by U.S. News and World Report. It is the primary pediatric teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School

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