Miami, Florida
May 11, 2018
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.

The Senior Research Associate 2 (second level research position, track one) supports research activities under the direction of a principle investigator, program director or designee of the principle investigator or program director. Contributes to basic and applied research activities by collecting and analyzing data, maintaining databases etc. Understands and interprets research protocols and procedures. Participates in the publication of significant results, to include authorship of scientific monographs. Advances expertise through continued education, training and/or research. Maintains an overview of relevant research findings. Ensures all research is undertaken according to good research practice and guidance. Responsibilities: Plan and conduct assigned and/or original research projects autonomously while working collaboratively with UM faculty, staff, postdocs and students. Maintain accurate records of research findings and the analysis of results. Prepare manuscripts for publication in collaboration with UM faculty, staff, postdocs, and students. Present research findings at professional meetings.• Mentor graduate and undergraduate students as appropriate. Responsible for assisting graduate and undergraduate students in area of expertise. Other duties as assigned.

The minimum qualifications are: Master's in relevant discipline in cell/molecular biology, immunology, stem cell or leukemia research. Must have broad knowledge of hematological malignancy or related fields of cancer research as well as experience in human cell/tissue culture, molecular biological techniques, experimental experience with animal models, studies in epigenetics, and experience in cancer research. Ability to plan, organize and meet deadline; highly motivated, must be detail oriented, self-starter with strong interpersonal skills. Knowledge of PC software programs: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Need the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and independently. Must be able to apply logic and demonstrate problem solving techniques. Must have excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills.

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. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Veteran/Disability Employer. Come join us!

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami 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.


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