Research Associate 1 (Human Genomics: Socio-Ethical and Policy Issues)
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-13
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About This Position
The John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics (HIHG) at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting career opportunity for a Research Associate 1 to focus on socio-ethical and policy issues (ELSI) in stem cell research and regenerative medicine. This role works with an interdisciplinary team funded by the NIH’s All of Us Research Program and will be placed at the John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics and Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Department of Human Genetics, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine.
The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:
Undergraduate or graduate-level degree in ethics, philosophy, bioethics, law, political sciences and Technology Studies, or other relevant discipline.
Demonstrated scholarly record in ELSI research.
Excellence in writing, communication and organizational skills (both written and spoken English)
Ability to independently identify and complete tasks as well as meet deadlines.
Exceptional research and literature review skills in law or policy
Training in quantitative and/or qualitative social science skills
Multilingual proficiency (written and spoken), Spanish preferable.
Bachelor's Degree in a basic science discipline. 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.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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