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Basic or Translational Scientist in Cancer Research

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Apr 17, 2023

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Life Sciences, Immunology, Cancer Research
Job Type
Faculty, Staff Scientist
Organization Type
All Industry

Basic or Translational Scientist in Cancer Research Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston

The Department of Medicine and the Cancer Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) announces an opportunity for a basic or translational scientist with research focus in cancer biology and/or novel therapeutics. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated research interest in one of the following areas: oncogenic drivers of malignant transformation and disease evolution, interrogating the mechanism of therapeutic resistance, genetic and epigenetic regulation of disease, in vitro and animal modeling of disease, understanding the tumor microenvironment, novel mechanisms of early detection, cancer immunology and immunotherapy, and development of novel/targeted therapies.

The candidate will be responsible for developing a basic or translational research program. The leadership of the Cancer Center and Cancer Research Institute, and Department of Medicine will provide mentorship and support to the candidate to accomplish these goals. Assistant professor candidates will have a track record of publications in high impact journals, mentored grants, and will show strong potential for independent funding.

Associate professor candidates will also have established independent funding. Candidates for this position must meet criteria for appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. The successful candidate must have demonstrated scholarly activities with achievements in basic or clinical research and possess potential for program development, and teaching and mentorship abilities.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, the tertiary care hospital of Beth Israel Lahey Health, is a member of the Dana-Farber Harvard Cancer Center, an NCI-designated comprehensive cancer center. Salary and benefits will be competitive with other institutions. Applicants should have a PhD, MD or MD/PhD degree. The candidate will be put forward for an Assistant or Associate Professor level appointment at Harvard Medical School.

Please send letters of interest, curriculum vitae and bibliography in one document by emailing Elana Grandberg at:

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

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