Postdoctoral Fellowships in AIDS-related Research

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450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215


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Full time

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Onsite:Up to 1 day remote/wk


The Department of Cancer Immunology and Virology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and the Department of Immunology, Harvard Medical School invite applications for postdoctoral training. We are seeking highly motivated individuals with demonstrated potential for creativity and excellence who are working on central problems in immunology and virology. The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a major Boston research center that offers a vibrant, interactive research community in basic research. Successful candidates will receive joint appointments at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Harvard Medical School.

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.


We use genetic, biochemical, and cellular approaches for these investigations, including CRISPR-based targeting of genes of interest. Successful candidates will receive joint appointments at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Harvard Medical School. The program offers substantial scientific resources within a stimulating and collegial research environment.


Highly-motivated candidates with a recent PhD or MD/PhD in biomedical sciences and experience in immunology, molecular biology and in vivo modeling are encouraged to apply. Candidates with strong records of scientific accomplishment are preferred.

Please submit a CV and research interest summary.

N.B. Only U.S. citizens and permanent residents are eligible for this NIH-funded Training Program.

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