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Job Title:   Research Assistant
Pay Grade:   4
Pay Band Min / Max:    - 
 
Position Number:   048391
Department / Hospital:   SYLVESTER COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine-UHealth is home to some of the brightest minds in the world. Our Faculty teach students who represent the future of medicine. Our researchers are discovering breakthrough patient treatments. 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 subspecialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year.


The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Sylvester Cancer Center is seeking a temporary Research Assistant for the Jay Weiss Institute for Health Equity at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The mission of the Institute is to make meaningful progress towards health equity while advancing the science of health disparity through research, community outreach and training. Will contribute to a community-based research initiative and programs that aim to reduce cancer related health disparities in South Florida. Under general direction from Research Manager, assists the Sr. Research Assistants or other research investigators by performing research and experimentation support following established protocols. Responsible for conducting data entry of the research and outreach instruments to the Access database provided by Community Health Educators and Community Health Workers. Will assist with quality control checks of the data collected and provide administrative research support to the research team. Other duties may involve attending meetings at community partner’s locations.


High School diploma or equivalent required. One year of relevant work experience. Basic knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Excellent organizational, data entry skills, detailed orientated, ability to maintain records and inventories required. Excellent Computer skills and English skills (both verbal and written) required. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered. 



UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the groundbreaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. University of Miami Hospital is the flagship facility of UHealth, which also includes the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, along with dozens of outpatient facilities. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.



The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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