Postdoctoral Associate (Cancer Research)

University of Miami Health System

Miami, United States

About This Position

The Department of Surgery at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate. We are seeking candidates with strong research capabilities and innovative approaches to drive studies of human cancers. This position provides an exciting opportunity to be an integral component of a well-established group. This group studies the molecular alterations that occur during development and progression of gastrointestinal tumors.

The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing a wide variety of experiments in a research laboratory with a focus on molecular biology, biochemistry, pathology and mouse modeling techniques.
  • Performing in vivo experiments with mouse models.
  • Participating in laboratory management, including data management from research assays, and equipment maintenance.
  • Presenting research data in various venues are expected.
  • Assisting in publications.
  • Ensuring that all research is undertaken according to good research practices.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. or other doctoral degree in biological science or M.D. Possess an interest to learn new techniques and areas of research. Able to convey information effectively. Able to work independently. Able to follow verbal and written instructions. Have strong analytical 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.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza (“the flu”) season (September through April), the University of Miami School of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.

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