About This Position
The Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting opportunity for a Temporary Research Associate 1. The Research Associate 1 supports research activities under the direction of a principle investigator, program director or designee of the principle investigator or program director. Specifically, the Research Associate 1 supports research activities for the assigned division by conducting laboratory experiments on assigned research projects. Moreover, the Research Associate 1 operates with the goal of advancing his/her expertise through continued education, training, and research.
The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:
- Contributes to basic and applied research activities by collecting and analyzing data, maintaining databases, etc.
- Understands and interprets research protocols and procedures.
- Participates in the publication of significant results.
- Advances expertise through continued education, training and/or research.
- Maintains an overview of relevant research findings.
- Ensures all research is undertaken according to good research practice and guidance.
Bachelor’s degree in a basic or health science related field. Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail. Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines. Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion. Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary. Commitment to the University’s core values. Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
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.