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Medicine(Bone Marrow Transplant)- Research Asst. Professor

University of Miami
Miami, FL

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Assistant Professor – Research track

Department of Medicine – Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Job Description Summary

The Assistant Professor will manage research projects, and will supervise research projects of interns, undergraduate or graduate students. The Assistant Professor may lecture or conduct demonstrations and teach across UM schools. The Assistant Professor on the research (non-tenure) track will partner and collaborate with other faculty in the Department of Medicine, Chief, Division of Transplantation and Cell Therapy, and perhaps other departments throughout UM, to advance knowledge, training, and education.

This faculty position will be in the laboratory of Dr. Damian Green, Professor and Chief, Division of Transplantation and Cell Therapy in the Department of Medicine. The position will concentrate on immunohematology, Adoptive T cell therapies, and Stem Cell Transplantation research, and will engage in laboratory-based research focused on strategies to enhance the efficacy of cellular immunotherapy. The incumbent in this position will perform analyses on correlative biospecimens from patients enrolled on clinical research trials, and will also participate in efforts to identify novel tumor antigen targets and combinatorial targeting strategies with a focus on hematologic malignancies including multiple myeloma, B cell lymphoma and leukemia.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Reporting to the Division Chief the incumbent will conduct, collaborate and manage scientific research and investigations
  • Participates in the management of the daily operations of his/her lab
  • Conduct regular lab meetings
  • Supervise, mentor and manage postdoctoral fellows as well as graduate students engaged in collaborative research projects
  • Explore and develop appropriate research collaborations both within the Department, the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and outside of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine departments and schools
  • Collect and analyze data
  • Write and submit scientific papers and abstracts, as well as submit grant proposals
  • Presents ongoing work and findings to colleagues and at academic/research conferences
  • Participates in the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Junior Development Program


Faculty members in the Department of Medicine will need to meet the following requirements:

Requirements (essential)

  • M.D. or Ph.D. in Biochemistry, hematology, stem cell biology, immunology or and or related field.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of scientific techniques
  • Some experience in running a lab, funded research projects, and/or supervising post-docs
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with diverse constituency
  • Computer literacy
  • Completion of successful academic and research work that has resulted in authorship and/or co-authorship of papers in peer reviewed journals while serving as a faculty, and/or as a scientist.
  • Demonstrates ability to develop collaborative research projects in a manner consistent with the mentor’s research plan and contribute towards the making of scientific advances in the field of work.
  • Demonstrates ability to teach in the laboratory setting and/or through presentations of papers and/or seminars.
  • Successful track of research projects/funds and contribution to grant applications that are collaborative in nature and/or demonstrated ability to write competitive grants independently.
  • Demonstrates desire to move towards scientific independence through submission of grant applications, development of independent research projects, or, collaborate with scientists other than the primary mentor with whom the scientist works.

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