Post Doctoral Associate

University of Miami

Job Description

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The department of The Miami Project has an exciting opportunity for a Full Time Post Doctoral Associate to work at UHealth. The Post Doctoral Associate performs scientific research and studies under the supervision of managing staff. Moreover, the Post Doctoral Associate promotes institutional recognition through literal contributions to the scientific community.

  • Provide technical support and perform research experiments in a clinical setting.

  • Operate and maintain equipment and configurations for conducting neuromodulation research studies and protocols involving brain-computer interface (BCI), functional electrical stimulation (FES), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), and other relevant approaches.

  • Assist with the maintenance of laboratory equipment to ensure safe operation.

  • Assist with setting up data acquisition protocols and preparation of procedures manuals.

  • Teach new lab members how to operate and use the equipment.

  • Assist with conducting clinical and neurophysiological assessments.

  • Help with scheduling research participant visits and communicate with the research team.

  • Maintain supplies of items for research experiments.

  • Assists with processing regulatory documents.

  • Maintain accurate documentation and records of data collected in accordance with the guidelines.

  • Analyze, interpret, and synthesize data and results using scientific and statistical methods.

  • Prepare progress reports and provide updates on experiments and research outcomes to the research team members.

  • Participate in laboratory research meetings and contribute to scientific discussion.

  • Contribute to the publication and presentation of results, writing, and editing materials for publication.

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

  • MD or Ph.D. in relevant field

  • No prior experience required

  • Prior technical experience with laboratory equipment for human neurophysiology and computer programming experience with Matlab, is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • 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.

  • Effective time management, strong project management, the ability to communicate clearly and concisely both written and verbally, and the ability to work as part of a team or independently.

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.

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