Research Associate 1
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2018-11-28
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The University has been named on Forbes's Best Employers list for two consecutive years, and is the only university in Florida to receive this honor.The University Of Miami School Of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology, has an immediate opening for a highly-qualified, self-motivated research associate (RA) to join our research program in biomedical imaging and computer-aided diagnosis. The research will involve conducting studies using ophthalmic imaging and electrophysiology (ERG and EEG). Under general direction, the RA will assist the Sr. Research Assistant or other research investigators by performing research and experimentation support following established protocols. The RA will assist with the integrated instrumentation procedures planned for the study' subjects according to the study protocol. In addition, the RA will assist with study data processing, data export and with portions of the quantitative analysis. The RA will also help with scheduling and retention of study patients as well as with the study procedures needed for control subjects and patients with mild cognitive impairment using ophthalmic devices and related cognitive tests. Also, the RA will be responsible for acquiring in depth knowledge of study protocols, generate protocol-specific source documents, ensure all necessary study documents are made available to personnel, verify that appropriate collection materials are available for each study visit prior to the first subject screening visit, assimilate and maintain a potential participant list and provide the PIs and co-investigators with all source documents needed to complete study procedures.The minimum requirements are as follows: Bachelor's Degree in biology, physics, biomedical engineering and other related science-engineering fields required. Minimum 1 year of relevant experience preferred. Basic knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. Detailed orientated. Ability to maintain records and inventories. Training or work experience in the medical field/research. Ability to work independently and with an interdisciplinary team. Hands-on experience with medical applications in ophthalmology and electrophysiology. Familiar with MS window-based, excel, power point, etc. Hands-on experiences in statistical analysis and software design and implementation (e.g. MatLab, C/C++ environment) not required but a plus. 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.htmlPatient 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.Job Status:Full timeEmployee Type:StaffPay Grade:r4