Faculty (Rank TBD) / Research Scientist - 992707

Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Number: 500275
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Cell Therapy Institute (CTI)
Categories: Faculty - Health Professions

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Job Title:Faculty (Rank TBD) / Research Scientist - 992707Location:Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FloridaWork Type:Full Time with Full BenefitsJob Category:ExemptHiring Range:Commensurate with experiencePay Basis:Annually Subject to Grant Funding?:No Essential Job Functions:1. Responsible for research study monitoring.

2. Verifies quality and accuracy of data.

3. Adheres to the study protocol and study procedures manual, completes all reports accurately and within the predetermined timeline.

4. Reviews study related documents, maintaining the project files and records for regulatory audits.

5. Responsible for maintaining study files and study reports.

6. Works closely with relevant groups as it pertains to research studies.

7. Assists in the establishment and maintenance of the laboratory facilities.

8. Establishes laboratory procedures.

9. Works with the University's biosafety and research services to adhere to University policies.

10. Participates in small groups, laboratories, and department and college wide committee meetings.

11. Participate in a productive and innovative research program, to obtain outside funding.

12. Actively participate in graduate and post-graduate teaching, training, and/or mentorship.

13. Conducts research and/or scholarly activity in a particular field of knowledge and publishes findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.

14. Writes grant proposals to procure external funding.

15. Reviews papers for publication in journals.

16. Supervises undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, scholarship, and/or research work.

17. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions: Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:Knowledge:
1. Knows and effectively uses the fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of a particular field of specialization; continues development of technical expertise and knowledge through experience and application.
2. Administration & Management - General knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, budgeting, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

1. Speaking - Advanced skills in talking to others to convey information effectively.
2. Instructing - Proficient skills in teaching others how to do something.
3. Reading Comprehension - Proficient understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
4. Writing - Proficient skills in communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
5. Learning Strategies - Proficient skills in selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
6. Active Listening - Proficient skills in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
7. Active Learning - Proficient skills in understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
8. Critical Thinking - Proficient skills in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
9. Complex Problem Solving - Proficient skills in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
10. Proficient skills in monitoring / assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

1. The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
2. The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
3. The ability to read and understand information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
4. The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
5. The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

Physical Requirements:
1. Speech Recognition - Must be able to identify and understand the speech of another person.
2. Speech Clarity - Must be able to speak clearly so others can understand you.
3. Travel - Must be able to travel on a daily and/or overnight basis.
4. May be required to work nights or weekends.
5. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
6. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils, mobile devices, and computer keyboards.
Job Requirements:For Associate Professor rank: Continued professional growth and success in full-time university research/teaching for five (5) years at the rank of Assistant Professor; scholarly contributions to the university, higher education, or one's academic area(s) of specialization that have received peer recognition.

For Professor rank: Continued professional growth and success in full-time university research/teaching for five (5) years at the rank of Associate Professor; significant scholarly contributions to the university, higher education, or one's academic area(s) of specialization that have that have been recognized as substantial by one's peers.Required Certifications/Licensures: Required Education:Terminal Degree (Highest degree in field of study)Major (if required):Ph.D., D.O., M.D., or M.D/Ph.D. degreeRequired Experience:Proven track record of external grant funding.Preferred Qualifications:1. Existing portable grant funding sources.

2. Previous NIH recipient.Is this a safety sensitive position?No Background Screening Required?No Pre-Employment Conditions: Sensitivity Disclaimer:Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

Advertised: Jul 02, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
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