Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-09-16
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The Radiation Oncology department in the Sylvester Cancer Center is seeking a Research Assistant working up to 35 hours. The incumbent supports research activities under the direction of a principle investigator, program director or designee of the principle investigator or program director.
- Contributes to basic and applied research activities by collecting and analyzing data, maintaining databases, etc
- Understands and interprets research protocols and procedures
- Participates in the publication of significant results
- Advances expertise through continued education, training and/or research
- Maintains an overview of relevant research findings
- Ensures all research is undertaken according to good research practice and guidance
Sets up and operates various scientific apparatus and makes minor repairs. Prepares correspondence and answers phones. Formulates and maintains bibliographies and completes applications and forms. Orders laboratory supplies and maintains culture media reagents. Reviews and edits various materials for publication, and prepares publication schedules. Maintains appropriate logs, records, and study notebooks. Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
High School diploma or equivalent required
Certification and Licensing:
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
- Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
- Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
- Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
- Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
- Commitment to the University’s core values.
- Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
Department Specific Functions
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ WORKING ENVIRONMENT
The following sections capture the physical demands and working environment that are required for this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Conditions of extreme heat or extreme cold
Equipment in motion
High noise levels
Exposure to TB
Exposure to Blood-borne Pathogens
Exposure to Radiant Energy
Operate vehicles (Select Vehicle)
Use hand tools
Use power tools
Use of keyboard or touchscreen
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and primary responsibilities of this job classification. Specific duties and tasks may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned to the above consistent with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the job. This is a job profile description and not all duties may be assigned to a specific position in each individual department.
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The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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