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Full-time investigator in the field of nutrition and metabolism

The Department of Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is seeking applicants for a full-time investigator in the field of nutrition and metabolism. Academic appointment at Harvard Medical School at the rank of Associate Professor will be commensurate with experience, qualifications and achievements in the field. The successful application will be eligible to hold the endowed George L. Blackburn, M.D., Ph.D., chair of surgery in the field of surgical and nutritional innovation at Harvard Medical School.

Minimum qualifications for the position are a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree with a demonstrated record of outstanding research at all career levels. The ideal candidate will have a successful research program with sustained productivity and extramural funding support and hold a minimum rank of Associate Professor at their current institution. Priority will be given to investigators whose research focuses on the interface of metabolism with innate and adaptive immunity, cancer biology or regenerative medicine.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a 672-bed hospital and Level 1 Trauma Center, is renowned for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, teaching and community service. Located in the heart of Boston's Longwood Medical and Academic Area, the medical center is clinically affiliated with Joslin Diabetes Center and is a founding member of the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center.  

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.  

Women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to:

Richard D. Cummings, Ph.D.
Professor of Surgery
Director, Harvard Medical School Center for Glycoscience
Director, National Center for Functional Glycomics
c/o Lisa Sumner lsumner@bidmc.harvard.edu