Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Medicine - Gastroenterology)

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Job location: Miami, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-11-16
Req: R100042984
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About This Position

The Department of Medicine - Gastroenterology at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Research Scholar. This position will provide stipends support in developing a project under the supervision of an approved mentor from the GI T32 grant.

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

  • Position is made in 12 months increments up to 24 months no less than 9 months.

  • Selected trainee will work and collaborate on studies related to the field of gastroenterology and hematology in a mentor’s laboratory approved by the executive council of the grant.

  • Selected trainee will develop laboratory projects based upon his/her individual research interests and expertise in collaboration with and under advisement of the faculty mentor.

  • Development of an individual development plan (IDP) to achieve core competency skills based on the knowledge base of the trainee.

  • Trainee will attend educational sessions included in the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Divisional Monthly Seminar series, grand rounds, and Departmental educational conferences and journal clubs.

  • Six core competency domains will be learned to meet individual needs: (1) biostatistics and study design; (2) responsible conduct of research; (3) career development/leadership; (4) communication of research findings; (5) scientific writing; and (6) basic, translational, clinical and/or health services research.

  • Preparation of written and formal assessment every 6 months of the ongoing research project and mentor.

  • Presentation of research findings at national scientific meetings

  • Following successful program completion, trainee will provide a web-based assessment at 2-year intervals for 10 years.

Minimum Qualifications

PhD, MD, MD/PhD, DO or comparable doctoral degree from an accredited or foreign institution. Must be a United States citizen or a permanent resident of the United States. 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.

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.

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Research-Limited Term

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Job No:
Posted: 11/17/2020
Application Due: 12/19/2020
Work Type: Full Time