DFCI Scientist, Biostatistics

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450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215

Research Technician/Scientist

Employment Type:
Full time

Work Location:
PTL Remote: 2-3 days remote/wk


Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.


The Division of Biostatistics in the Department of Data Science at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute seeks an experienced and highly motivated PhD biostatistician to engage collaboratively with investigators on clinical and translational oncology research, national cancer clinical trials and virology .

The Department of Data Sciences employs more than 50 PhD biostatisticians and bioinformatics experts and is affiliated with both the Harvard Chan School of Public Health and the Harvard Medical School.

 Located in Boston and the surrounding communities and affiliated with Harvard, 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 and disease knowledge; we educate tomorrow's physicians and researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborative study design, data analysis, and manuscript preparation for adult and pediatric oncology for laboratory, animal model, translational, clinical, epidemiologic, prevention, and outcomes research.
  • Adult and pediatric hematologic malignancies
  • Opportunities in large national adult clinical trials
  • Statistical assistance to both junior and senior investigators with NIH and Foundation grant proposals and progress reports.
  • May supervise junior statistical staff


• PhD in biostatistics or statistics
• At least 2 years of collaborative experience in biomedical research
• Prior clinical or translational statistical design and analysis experience in oncology or virology a plus

At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong.  As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff.  Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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