University of Miami (UM)

Postdoctoral Associate (Diabetes Research Institute – University of Miami)

University of Miami (UM)

Miami, FL, United States

The Diabetes Research Institute at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate. The Postdoctoral Associate performs scientific research and studies under the supervision of managing staff. Moreover, the Postdoctoral Associate promotes institutional recognition through literal contributions to the scientific community.

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


  • Synthesize, purify, conjugate and characterize of novel biomaterials for encapsulation and cytoprotection


  • Experiment planning (in collaboration with the supervisor and other personnel involved)


  • Meticulous documentation and summarization of the results (including digital/photographic documentation and computerized data entering)


  • Periodic written reports


  • Attendance of research meetings/seminars and journal club presentations is expected


  • Participation in professional training workshops/sessions may be required


  • Guidance and mentoring of graduate students might be required

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in a closely related field or M.D. Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data. Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems. Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.

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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