About This Position
The KiDZ Neuroscience Center at The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is seeking a Research Support Specialist for the BikeSafe Program. The ideal candidate will provide fundamental training and resources in implementing the BikeSafe Bike Club Program in middle schools in Miami-Dade County. Field work requiring an independent form of transportation will be necessary for this position.
The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:
- Provides fundamental training and resources in implementing the BikeSafe Bike Club Program in target schools in Miami-Dade County.
- Responsible for implementation of training and coordination of activities, including communication with participating schools’ administrators and Bike Club facilitators.
- Attends community outreach meetings and events.
- Assists in the writing of scientific papers, reports, grants, and other communication materials as assigned.
- Assists with the preparation of presentations.
- Assists with program evaluation, including data collection, analysis, and preparation of quarterly/annual reports.
- Works with data resources and is expected to perform basic social science research techniques.
- Serves as technical assistance and support functions as needed.
Bachelor’s Degree in a life science discipline with at least two years of related experience. Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure. Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships. Ability to understand and follow instructions.
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.