Postdoctoral Associate (Surgery)

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. This position will perform laboratory responsibilities related to the assigned projects that include cell culture, cell biology, biochemistry and molecular biology related to cancer biology. The Postdoctoral Associate will schedule and perform experiments in research laboratory. This position may need to develop, adopt and implement new lab procedures as well as assist in the preparation of data and figures for manuscripts and for scientific presentations using PowerPoint and other graphics software as needed. This includes presenting data in laboratory meetings and other venues. Also prepares manuscripts for publication in collaboration with University of Miami Faculty and staff. Ensures and documents laboratory adherence to safety standards, especially in the use of hazardous items. Assists with the implementation of new program and initiatives. The Postdoctoral Associate will also perform routine laboratory maintenance responsibilities like performing mouse genotyping, ordering and restocking supplies.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. or other doctoral degree in a science related field or M.D. Ability to troubleshoot research projects both at the scientific and technical levels, interpret and analyze experimental data and maintain accurate records. Ability to establish animal models related to assigned projects in full compliance with University of Miami regulations. Ability to perform comprehensive literature survey in order to successfully perform experiments assigned in the research project. 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.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

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 Miller 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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