Entry Scientist

University of Miami
Miami, FL
Closing date
Jul 28, 2021

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2018-12-06
Req: R100028572
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The Entry Scientist at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine supports assigned research activities for the department. The appointee also furthers the University’s research goals and objectives and advances the University’s reputation as a leader in the field.

The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Recruits and maintains patients in clinical research protocols.
  • Provides and follows best practices in clinical and translational research performance.
  • Processes and analyzes results and data.
  • Communicates results to the scientific community via published papers and agency reports.
  • Presents ongoing work and findings to colleagues at academic conferences, summarizing the nature of the research, methodology, and results.
  • Stays abreast of the work of other scientists within the department and scientific community.
  • Attends conferences and reads relevant journals.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.


Ph.D., M.D., or other doctoral-level degree. 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.

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 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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