Postdoctoral Associate (Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center/Human Genetics)

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Job location: Miami, FL


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-07-29
Req: R100032928
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About This Position

The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center along with the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate. The Postdoctoral Associate performs scientific research and studies under the supervision of managing staff. Moreover, the Postdoctoral Associate promotes institutional recognition through literal contributions to the scientific community.

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

  • Performs specialized and complex experiments.
  • Participates in the publication of significant research results.
  • Advances expertise through education, training, and research.
  • Writes extramural proposals to gain support when appropriate.
  • Collects, prepares, analyzes, dissects, and evaluates specimens and tissue cultures.
  • Weighs and anesthetizes laboratory animals for experiments.
  • Operates sensitive and highly complex laboratory equipment.
  • Performs calculations to complete research test results.
  • Performs photography and dark room processing.
  • Participates in training sessions and workshops.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D., M.D., or other doctoral-level degree. Graduate training in molecular biology and biochemistry (some experience preferred). 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.

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Full time

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Staff

Pay Grade:

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Posted: 7/27/2019
Application Due: 8/22/2019
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