Post Doctoral Associate - Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of Miami

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Miami, Florida





Job Description:

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Transforming Lives



The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.


With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.


The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.


The Department of Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center 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. Projects rely on mouse models (knockout mice, conditional knockout mice, transgenic mice, PDX mice) and primary cell culture and cell line models (2D/3D organoids). Applicants must be willing to work with mice, and experience with mice is preferred. Lab also uses cutting edge technologies like bulk and single cell RNA sequencing, PDX organoids, co-culture organoid system of stem and immune cells and multiplex IHC/IF. Conducts research on specific areas of study as assigned. Prepares research reports and technical papers for publishing. 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.



Minimum Requirements:




Education:



Ph.D. required. M.D degree preferred.



Experience:



No prior experience required



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.




  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including fluency in spoken and written English preferred.




  • Good organization skill is also preferred.




  • Highly skilled in molecular biology techniques (PCR, Western blot, DNA and RNA isolation etc) and cell culture.




  • Knowledge on Flow cytometry and other immunology techniques is a plus.






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:

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