Research Associate 1 (HIV Research in Microbiology and Immunology)
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-09-11
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About This Position
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting career opportunity for a Research Associate 1. This position performs laboratory research as directed Dr. Savita Pahwa. The Research Associate 1 will assist scientists in their experiments by monitoring and recording their findings. this position will often perform biological or chemical research and will work Immune correlates of LTBI in HIV-exposed infants. Also, the Research Associate 1 will assist in work in HIV and aging antibody responses. This position will also be responsible for performing experiments as planned in the grant proposals and manuscripts; analyzing results; and assisting in general laboratory tasks to include ordering supplies as needed.
Bachelor's Degree in a closely related life science field of study. Able to convey information effectively. Able to work independently. Able to follow verbal and written instructions. Strong analytical skills.
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