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Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Bioinformatics – Zhao Lab

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI)
Boston, Massachusetts (US)
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
25 Aug 2024

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Biomedicine, Computing
Job Type
Employment - Hours
Full time

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Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Bioinformatics – Zhao Lab

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Boston, MA

Full Time – Hybrid

The Zhao laboratory in the Department of Cancer Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, is seeking an outstanding postdoctoral candidate with expertise in bioinformatics. The Zhao lab investigates the signaling networks regulating cellular processes in cancer, examining how these signals affect tumor, immune, and stromal cells.Their research aims to elucidate mechanisms of immune evasion, therapy resistance, and metastasis.


The successful candidate will be expected to leverage their expertise in bioinformatics to:

  • Drive cutting-edge research initiatives
  • Contribute to high-impact publications, and
  • Collaborate seamlessly with interdisciplinary teams within the laboratory and broader research community.


The ideal applicant should possess:

  • PhD or MD in bioinformatics or similar field
  • Established proficiency in bioinformatics, biomedicine, and related disciplines, as demonstrated through high-impact publications S
  • Strong data analysis capabilities, with a mastery of multi-omics data analysis methodologies
  • Ability to process and analyze primary data sets
  • Comprehensive understanding of fundamental cancer biology processes.
  • Excellent collaborative and communication skills to foster effective teamwork.

For more information and to apply, please visit:

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.

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 characteristics protected by law



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