Research Associate 1, SOM-Dermatology
University of Miami

Miami, Florida

Posted in Education and Training


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The Department of Dermatology has an exciting opportunity for a fulltime Research Associate 1, SOM to work in Miami. The Research Associate 1, SOM supports research activities for the assigned division by conducting laboratory experiments on assigned research projects. Moreover, the incumbent operates with the goal of advancing his/her expertise through continued education, training, and research.

  • Understands and interprets research protocols and procedures.
  • Participates in the publication of significant results.
  • Maintains an overview of relevant research findings.
  • Ensures all research is undertaken according to good research practice.
  • Keeps abreast of current publications relative to methods, techniques, and developments within the area of research.
  • Collects, prepares, analyzes, dissects, and evaluates specimens or tissue cultures.
  • Operates and maintains laboratory equipment.
  • Performs a variety of routine assays, tests, and studies.
  • Performs calculations to complete research test results, collects data, and performs statistical analysis of laboratory results.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
  • Perform standard cell and molecular biology laboratory techniques including but not limited to: microRNA isolation/purification and analyses, genomic analyses, primary human cell cultures, real-time PCR, cloning, immunohistochemistry, western blots, protein purification and immunoprecipitation
  • Obtain, prepare, mount and stain tissue, blood and other substances for microscopic examination
  • Prepare culture media, chemicals, reagents and solutions
  • Determine and set up instruments, material and apparatus and operate and maintain laboratory equipment required for specific tests
  • Maintain sufficient inventory of material, supplies and equipment for performance of duties
  • Collect, organize, analyze and draw preliminary conclusions from experimental data
  • Confer with principal investigator to review work assignments and develop plans for research experiments
  • Review laboratory methods manual, scientific journals, abstracts and other literature for information applicable to research experiments
  • Display effective oral and written communication skills in the English language

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field required
  • No prior experience required
  • 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.

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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. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:
Full time

Employee Type:
Staff

Pay Grade:
r4


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