Research Assistant Professor

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Job location: Miami, FL


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2018-04-11
Req: R100017142
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The University of Miami (UM) 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 gastrointestinal cancer research laboratories at the Department of Surgery and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center of the University of Miami are looking for an exceptional candidate for the position of Research Assistant Professor.  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. 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, 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.

This position affords an exciting opportunity to be an integral component of a well-established group in studies conducting basic and translational gastrointestinal cancer research.  This non-tenure track faculty member will focus on comprehensively investigating the impact of oxidative stress, inflammation, and DNA damage and repair on gastrointestinal cancer development and progression, using a combination of in vitro, 3D organoid, and in vivo analyses using mouse models.  Expertise in molecular biology, biochemistry, pathology, and mouse models is required.  Candidates are required to have a PhD or MD degree, or equivalent, in molecular/cell biology, cancer biology, or experimental pathology.

The successful candidate will join a large vibrant NIH-funded lab that includes several post-doctoral fellows, research scientists, research assistants, and students. The successful applicant is expected to oversee the research group projects and collaborate with various trainees in the lab, as well as provide constructive criticism to assist others in troubleshooting their projects. The right candidate must have excellent verbal and writing skills and is required to assist in writing manuscripts and preparation of grant applications. The candidate must have the ability to present and write at a high level as well as to engage and contribute regularly to the scientific discourse in a highly collaborative research environment. Salaries are highly competitive and commensurate with experience.

Additional Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter describing their research experience and interests, CV including bibliography, and contact information for three references

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Posted: 11/29/2018
Application Due: 10/13/2019
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