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As part of a funded project by the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP), the Post-Doctoral Associate will perform scientific research related to the evolution of morphological and biological heterogeneity in biofilms under the supervision of Dr. Ruiz Pestana. Moreover, the Post-Doctoral Associate will promote institutional recognition through literal contributions to the scientific community. The supervising faculty will be responsible for providing ongoing feedback and a formal assessment.
CORE JOB FUNCTIONS
Conduct research on specific areas of study as assigned. Prepare research reports and technical papers for publishing. Investigate the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and theories. Maintain substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories. Develop advanced analytical models and systems and provides solutions and analyses to support strategic and tactical decisions. Adhere to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
Ph.D. in chemistry, physics, engineering, or related field.
Certification and Licensing:
No prior experience required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes:
- Programming expertise with MATLAB and/or Python.
- Knowledge of molecular dynamics (MD) simulations.
- Background in computational mechanics, biophysics, or related subject.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally
- 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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