Postdoctoral Associate (Medicine)

University of Miami

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About This Position

Great opportunity for a Ph.D. graduate interested in molecular biology and other laboratory procedures including western blot, immuno-precipitation, protein expression, PCR, cloning, apoptosis assays and handling sequencing data.

The Department of Medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, is seeking a full-time Postdoctoral Associate.

  • Conduct experiments; participate in planning and developing research protocols

  • Participate in planning and developing human and animal research protocols

  • Stay updated on the relevant literature

  • Participate in lab meetings and journals clubs, give presentations, and prepare manuscripts on findings for publications in close collaboration with the principal investigator

  • Share duties of the tissue bank

  • Provide support for laboratory infrastructure

  • Work with RNA, DNA, protein, plasmids, cell transfection, FACS and other basic techniques

  • Work in designing, cloning, protein purification, protein interaction, library screening

  • Maintain basic knowledge in bioinformatics analysis of lymphoma data sets using standard analysis algorithms

  • Perform complex and routine molecular biology and other laboratory procedures such including western blot, immuno-precipitation, protein expression, PCR, cloning, apoptosis assays and handling sequencing data

  • Prepare publication-quality figures and otherwise contribute to generation and submission of manuscripts and for scientific presentations using Power Point, and other graphics software as needed

  • Write reviews and book chapters along with the Principal Investigator. Assist the Principal Investigator in writing grants for funding to the NIH and state agencies. Review manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. in a basic biological science or health discipline

  • 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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