Research Instructor - Medicine (Nephrology and Hypertension)

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-28
Req: R100042335
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Job Title: Research Instructor Position


The Research Instructor of the Department of Medicine, Katz Family Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, will be expected to carry out full time research. In this role, you will report to Dr. Alessia Fornoni. The Research Instructor is expected to independently plan and conduct experimental protocols, analyze and interpret research data, continuously devise new approaches to problems as well as plan, conduct, and coordinate all phases of the work. The individual in this position may receive general supervision and technical guidance on unusual or complex research issues. Projects undertaken and research goals may require approval from higher-level authority, but often are the responsibility of the individual.

Duties and responsibilities:

• Contribute significantly to project design, execution, and interpretation.

• Carry out independent research in field of specialization

• The person in this position will also write and submit grant proposals, collect and analyze data, and write scientific papers and abstracts.

• Set priorities, acquire resources, monitor budgets, measure progress and prepare reports.

• Engage in teaching activities and train lower level laboratory personnel and students.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Excellent writing and editing skills.

• Strong work habits and ability to work independently as well as with a team.

• Demonstrated project management experience in conducting complex research projects in an academic environment.

• Preference will be given to applicants performing cutting edge research in Nephrology & Hypertension.

Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):

• Applicant must have a PhD in related field or equivalent area.

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.

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Posted: 10/29/2020
Application Due: 12/2/2020
Work Type: Full Time