Boston, Massachusetts
Jun 15, 2017
Position Type
The Departments of Cardiology at Boston Children's Hospital (BCH) and Genetics at Harvard Medical School (HMS) are jointly recruiting for an investigator at the rank of Professor or Associate Professor of Pediatrics (BCH) and Genetics at HMS to serve as the Director of basic science research in Cardiology at BCH. Appointment as an Associate Member of the Broad Institute will also be considered for appropriate candidates. The successful candidate's research should align with both departments and focus on translating fundamental discoveries to the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease. Topics may be in, but not limited to, cardiac and musculoskeletal development and disorders, computational biology, stem cell biology, and/or developmental biology. This joint recruitment seeks to capitalize on the strengths of existing faculty and to enhance and expand the translational research opportunities embedded in both departments. The successful candidate is expected to direct innovative and independent research and to participate in the teaching and other activities of both departments. Suitable candidates will have an MD, PhD, or MD-PhD. International applicants are welcome. For further information about department, please see web page: or: Interested candidates should forward a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three referees to provide letters of recommendations by August 15, 2017 to: Christopher Walsh, MD, PhD c/o Suet Yip at: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.