Postdoctoral Scholar (Medicine - Katz Center)
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-08-08
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About This Position
The Department of Medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Scholar. The Postdoctoral Scholar works under the direction of a principle investigator and conducts/assists with a variety of research activities that are complex and wide in scope.
The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:
- Performs statistical analyses, including selecting the appropriate analysis procedure, setting up data for analysis, judging validity and reliability of data, designing and writing programs to perform analyses, and producing written reports on the result of the analyses.
- Assists faculty researchers and other collaborators in the planning and design of research experiments.
- Establishes priorities and recommends schedules, timetables and costs.
- Presents project results to internal and external parties.
- Operates specialized scientific equipment.
- Uses available technology to facilitate the success of projects.
- Liaises with other departments, outside collaborators and others to ensure success of experiments.
- Writes technical publications and reports.
- Trains staff, graduate assistants and/or student employees.
Ph.D. in the subject discipline by the time of appointment. Knowledge of the principles and techniques of the subject disciplines. Organizational and project management skills. Written and oral communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills in order to work effectively with all levels of staff.
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