Miami, Florida
Sep 10, 2018
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 Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate. This position will conduct work in a drug discovery and pharmacology research laboratory. The Postdoctoral Associate will work in a multidisciplinary environment with molecular biologists, pharmacologists, chemists, engineers, and bioinformaticians. The Postdoctoral Associate will contribute to basic and applied research activities and other laboratory duties as assigned, participate in the publication of significant results, and advance expertise through education, training, and/or research experience. This position will also author peer-reviewed publications with the Principal Investigator.

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Ph.D., M.D., or other doctoral-level degree. Prefer candidates with a background, through education and/or research experience, in a range of molecular biology techniques including quantitative real-time PCR and Western blot and ELISA immunoassays, and have some knowledge of pharmacology and physiology. Experience with animals is also desirable. Must be self-competent and well organized to be able to work and collaborate well with others. Demonstrated organizational and planning skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Effective in independent coordination.

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 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-https://www.hr.miami.edu/careers/employment-laws-eo/index.html

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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