Research Faculty Position
The Division of Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology, within the Department of Psychosocial Oncology and Palliative Care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Department of Psychiatry at Boston Children’s Hospital
This research faculty position, at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, will serve as the Director of DFCI Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology Research.
Candidates must have a background in academic pediatric psychology and the study of the impact of childhood physical illness on children and families and/or health services research focused on psychosocial oncology and/or palliative care. Candidates will be expected to bring expertise in quality-of-life research, caregiver research, outcomes, bereavement, and/ or clinical trials, preferably including work with socio-economically and/or ethnically diverse populations.
The successful candidate will be expected to lead the growth of a research program in pediatric psychosocial oncology and, more broadly, the study of the impact of physical illness on children and their families, and to mentor junior faculty and fellows. Candidates should have demonstrated success in developing a research program, training young researchers, procuring external funding for research, and scholarly productivity and impact. The applicant must possess a doctorate in Psychology, have completed a pre-doctoral internship from an APA/CPA accredited program, and have post-doctoral training in pediatric psychology.
The successful candidate for each position will hold dual appointments at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Boston Children’s Hospital, with an academic appointment through Boston Children’s Hospital Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
Dana-Farber Institute, Boston Children’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers actively committed to increasing the diversity of their faculty; people with disabilities, veterans, women and members of underrepresented minority groups are therefore strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants should send a letter of interest and CV to:
Anna Muriel, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Dana 312
450 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215