Sr. Research Associate 2

Miami, Florida
May 25, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center has an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Research Associate 2. Incumbent will be responsible for the design and conduct of research into the pathogenesis of human hematologic malignancies. This candidate will work independently designing, carrying out, and critiquing experiments. This individual will have a working knowledge of molecular biology, cellular biology, biochemistry, or mouse modeling of human cancer. He /she will be able to perform well controlled, complex laboratory assays relevant to the study of human cancer. This person must be able to work as part of a team and take direction from the Post Doctoral Associates as well as Assistant and Associate Scientists. Performs other duties as assigned.

The minimum requirements are: M.S. degree in Biology, Biological Sciences, Life Science and/or other related field. Five plus years of laboratory experience performing non-routine and complex laboratory duties requiring advanced technical skills and proficiency. Must be able to work as part of a team and take direction from the Post Doctoral Associates as well as Assistant and Associate Scientists. Excellent skills in Computer and English (both verbal and written) required. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the groundbreaking 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 subspecialties, 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.

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