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The Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology has an exciting opportunity for a Full-time Postdoctoral Associate to work at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.
The Postdoctoral Associate will work within the Lymphoma and Myeloma Programs and the Experimental Therapeutics Program at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at University of Miami. The position will include analyses of large whole genome, targeted and RNA sequencing data from patients with lymphomas, multiple myeloma, and related precursor conditions, to inform diagnostic and therapeutic strategies. The research will focus on cancer patients affected by these diseases at diagnosis, at relapse after standard and novel therapies within clinical trials or given as standard care and patients with related precursor entities (i.e. monoclonal B-cell lymphocytosis, MGUS, and smoldering myeloma) to identify the ones that will progress and the one that will have a stable clinical course. The Postdoctoral Associate will work within a team of cutting-edge researcher, including basic, translational, clinical, and computational investigators working in cancer genomics and in its application into clinical practice.
Conducts research on specific areas of study as assigned.
Prepares research reports and technical papers for publishing.
Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and theories.
Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories.
Develops advanced analytical models and systems and provides solutions and analyses to support strategic and tactical decisions.
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.
No prior experience required
Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing bio-informatic and clinical data.
Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.
Knowledge of programming languages such as Python and R
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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