Post Doctoral Associate

University of Miami

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The Schiff Center for Liver Diseases has an exciting opportunity for a Post Doctoral Associate. 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.

  • Contribute to research activities, participate in the publication of significant results, and advance knowledge through education, training and/or research experience.

  • Perform and manage and analyze data collected for prospective/retrospective cases.

  • Prepares research reports and papers for publishing.

  • Reviews and administers informed consent forms to candidates for drug or device studies.

  • Involved with patient recruitment and screening by conducting sampling research design.

  • Obtains and reviews medical records for data required per protocol.

  • Contact and schedules patients for any research related visit.

  • Maintains pool of study candidates and ensures their availability.

  • Coordinates necessary patient evaluations.

  • Publish results in academic journals or books/present them at conferences.

  • Attends attending’s weekly outpatient clinic at UHT to seek and enroll qualified research study participants.

  • Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and theories.

  • Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories.

  • Develops advanced analytical models and systems and provides solutions and analyses to support strategic and tactical decisions.

  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

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

  • Demonstrate prior experience with management of autoimmune and cholestatic (PBC/PSC/AIH) liver disease preferred.

  • Contribute to research activities, participate in the publication of significant results, and advance knowledge through education, training and/or research experience.

  • Basic knowledge base for inpatient and outpatient clinical care.

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of pathophysiology and disease processes.

  • Demonstrates the ability to access relevant clinical information.

  • 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.

    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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