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Career Advancement Opportunities for Postdoctoral Fellows

Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center (DF/HCC) is excited to offer career advancement opportunities for postdoctoral fellows who recognize the importance of taking career development and training beyond the research experience.

These opportunities are open to postdocs at Joslin Diabetes Center and any of our seven member institutions: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital Boston, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, and Massachusetts General Hospital.


Initiative to Eliminate Cancer Disparities Training Opportunities

DF/HCC’s Initiative to Eliminate Cancer Disparities offers a pipeline of training programs that provide hands-on science experiences for high-school, undergraduate and predoctoral students who have shown scientific curiosity and are interested in research. In addition, we have partnerships with local high-schools, colleges and universities who are seeking individuals willing to share scientific knowledge with their students.

Listed below are a few opportunities for you. We are also open to hearing your ideas.

Guest Lecturer – Partner with a college faculty member to develop and present a science-related lecture series.

Journal Club Facilitator – Facilitate a journal club of high-school and undergraduate students.

Career Panelist – Serve on a panel discussion to highlight why you chose a career in science.

Presenter – Develop and present a talk on one of your favorite science-related topics.

Mentor – Gain early mentoring experience by mentoring a student. Discover the value of mentoring.

We are willing to provide any training needed to assist you in your preparation for participation in any of these opportunities.

If you have questions or are interested in these opportunities please contact Training Coordinator Latishya Steele for more details.