Date Posted: Feb 20, 2018
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
- University of Miami
- Location: Miami, FL
- Job Number: 7050052 (Ref #: P100036538)
- Posting Date: Feb 20, 2018
- Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
The Pathology Department at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate. Incumbent hired will need to be able to function independently; to design and perform routine and complex laboratory experiments. Will receive mentor-ship from the Principal Investigator. Performs complex laboratory assignments, including the planning and conducting of projects related to defining human tumor biology using biochemical, molecular biological and mouse modeling approaches. Design and perform experiments in research laboratory. Solve problems in scientific and technical execution, interpret experimental data and maintain accurate records. Develop, adapt and implement state-of-the-art lab procedures. Performs complex and routine molecular biology procedures including flow cytometry analysis, PCR, RT-PCR, QT-PCR, Southern, Northern and Western blotting, DNA/RNA extraction, recombinant protein isolation and purification, transfection, microscopy and immunohistochemical staining of tissue sections. Write up experimental results for submission of manuscripts and for scientific presentations using Power Point, and other graphics software as needed. Prepares grant proposals for submission. Assist Principal Investigator in ongoing grant proposals. Presents data in laboratory meetings and other venues. Maintains an organized detailed lab notebook. Performs other duties as assigned.
The minimum requirement are: Ph.D., M.D/Ph.D., or M.D. required in Microbiology and Immunology, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Oncology or other related field. Computer skills required. Excellent skills in English (both verbal and written) required. Be able to follow instructions, work independently under the guidance of the Principle Investigator.
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!