Date Posted: Dec 27, 2017
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
- University of Miami
- Location: Miami, FL
- Job Number: 7049387 (Ref #: P100033906)
- Posting Date: Dec 27, 2017
- Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
The Human Genetics Department at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate. This position will carry out advanced independent and/or directed research to achieve the objectives of the research project. Duties assigned to this position will require an in-depth knowledge of a specialized field, process, and discipline and may involve organizing and implementing complex research plans, the development of methods of research, testing and data collection, analysis and evaluation, and writing reports containing descriptive, analytical, and evaluative content. The duties will require the exercise of independent discretion and judgment in carrying out research activities within the predetermined research scope and methodology. The Postdoctoral Associate will assist the Principal Investigator, who is also the Director of the Cancer Epigenetics Research Program. The Postdoctoral Associate will conduct research and ensure that all experiments are appropriately conducted following the policies and procedures of the University of Miami.
The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Ph.D. in a relevant discipline involving cell/molecular biology, immunology, or stem cell. Must have experience in human cell/tissue culture, molecular biological techniques, experimental experience with studies in epigenetics and cancer research. Ability to plan, organize, and meet deadlines. Must be highly motivated. Ability to pay close attention to detail, ensuring accuracy in work. Must be a self-starter with strong interpersonal skills. Proficiency and experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and independently. Ability to apply logic and demonstrate problem solving techniques. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with strong presentation skills.
UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Veteran/Disability Employer. Come join us!