(Temporary, Part-Time) Research Assistant (Public Health Sciences)

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Job location: Miami, FL


Employment Type: Part-time
Posted data: 2020-10-09
Req: R100041050
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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

About This Position

The Department of Public Health Sciences at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting opportunity for a temporary, part-time Research Assistant. Under general direction, this position assists the Sr. Research Assistant or other research investigators by performing research and experimentation support following established protocols.

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

  • Sets-up and operates various scientific apparatus as needed.

  • Performs various clerical duties including typing, answering phones, preparing correspondence, preparing and maintaining bibliographies, and completing applications and forms.

  • Assists with research projects.

  • Prepares and maintains culture media reagents.

  • Orders laboratory supplies as needed.

  • Interprets experimental test data.

  • Performs various editorial duties.

  • Reviews and edits various materials for publication; prepares publication schedules; orders books and other publications as requested.

  • Attends and participates in meetings, conferences, and training groups as requested.

  • Records research procedures and results. Maintains records, codes data for input for electronic data processing inputs and retrieves data electronically.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent with at least one year of relevant experience. Basic knowledge of medical terminology preferred. 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. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.

Please note that temporary positions are not eligible to enroll into the University's employee benefits plan.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

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.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller 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:

Part time

Employee Type:

Temporary

Pay Grade:

r3

 

 

 

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