JJ Vance Interns at University of Miami

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Miami, Florida

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The Hussman Institute is currently seeking 13 temporary Research Assistant Interns to work in Miami. The Research Assistant Intern provides support in the performance of research related tasks for the assigned department(s) including data compilation, manipulation, and presentation. Additionally, the Research Assistant Intern leverages knowledge to perform complex duties involved in conducting physical, chemical, biological, and other research laboratory tests, experiments, and determinations.


1. Performs literature research.

2. Compiles reference and statistical data into standard formats.

3. Analyzes and presents data and information in written, oral or graphical forms.

4. Documents experiment results and draws tentative conclusions.

5. Prepares and conducts literature reviews on proposed topics.

6. Maintains accurate records of research protocols documentation.

7. Participates in the preparation of research papers and abstracts.

8. Coordinates database management.

9. Performs special projects and assignments in a timely fashion.

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

Department Specific Functions

  • The Research Assistant Intern (JJ Vance summer intern) will perform a variety of complex technical duties involved in conducting physical, chemical, biological and other research laboratory tests, experiments and determinations to obtain data for research purposes. Compile, analyze, document and draw tentative conclusions from experimental results.

  • Confer with principal investigator to review work assignments and develop plans for research experiments; make minor modifications to existing laboratory procedures and techniques to meet the needs of the particular experiment as required.

  • Review laboratory methods manual, scientific journals, abstracts and other literature for information applicable to research experiments.

  • Determine and set up instruments, material and apparatus and operate laboratory equipment required for specific tests.

  • Obtain, prepare, mount, and stain tissue and other substances for microscopic examination.

  • Prepare culture media, chemicals, reagents and solutions. Maintain sufficient inventory of material, supplies, and equipment for performance of duties; clean and maintain laboratory equipment.

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.



High School diploma or equivalent required


Minimum 1 year of relevant experience

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.

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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