Job location: Coral Gables, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2018-12-12
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The Postdoctoral Associate supports research activities at the University, under the supervision of a faculty member, in order to advance their knowledge and/or be documented by scientific publications.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
•Works and collaborates on studies related to field of study.
•Ensures the design, development, execution and implementation of scientific research and/or development in collaboration with a research team.
•Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and theories to potential inventions and products.
•Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories.
•Contributes to scientific literature and conferences, when appropriate.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Must have excellent communication skills, oral and written.
• Must be detail oriented.
PhD or equivalent in their specialty.
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