The Department of Data Science is a vibrant academic research department with over 250 faculty, research scientists, postdoctoral fellows, staff and students. We are deeply committed to fostering a collaborative, inclusive academic research environment where all are welcome.

Why We Work Here

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  • Mission: Improving cancer care through data-driven approaches motivates us every day.
  • Colleagues: Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. At Dana-Farber, scientists, basic biologists, clinicians and administrators work together, allowing us to have an even bigger impact on cancer research.
  • Location: Boston’s Longwood Medical Area provides countless opportunities to work with some of the best researchers, hospitals and academic institutions in the world.
  • Quality of Life: One of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States, greater Boston offers a rich array of arts, theater, dining, and outdoor activities — all accessible by public transit.