Postdoctoral Scholar (CTIDE)

University of Miami

Job Description

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The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, is searching for several motivated Postdoctoral Scholars with strong interest in scientific environments with multidisciplinary expertise.

About This Position
These positions are part of a NIH-T32 funded project, The South Florida Cancer Control Training in Disparities and Equity (South Florida C-TIDE). The program provides trainees with the ideal platform for successful careers as scientists, physicians, scientific administrators, and entrepreneurs that will identify novel agents and devises in cancer disparities and equity across the cancer control continuum.

The UM South Florida C-TIDE T32 Program is a two-year full-time program, based on continued funding and work performance, with the primary goal of the program to train the next generation of researchers with exceptional training and the necessary competencies for postdoctoral fellows to develop independent, successful, high impact research and careers in cancer disparities and health equity.

Program Requirements:
1. no previous participation in a T32
2. Ability to devote 100% research effort (75%-100% for MDs)
3. Completed terminal degree within 2 years at time of appointment in Behavioral Sciences, Oncology or other related discipline (PhDs, MDs, MD/PhDs).
4. Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.
5. Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems and exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.

Note: Candidates must be accepted into the training program before applying for the position. Please visit www.sylvester.org/c-tide.org for more information.

Education/Experience Core Requirements:

MD or Ph.D., zero years of experience required.

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:

Research-Limited Term

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