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Job Title:   Post Doctoral Associate, SOM
Pay Grade:   7
Pay Band Min / Max:   $37,190.00  -  $67,437.00
Position Number:   049585

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 Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) is an international center whose mission is to bring together leading scientists worldwide to develop and rapidly apply promising research to treat and cure diabetes.
The incumbent in this position will assist: In the synthesis, purification, conjugation and characterization of novel biomaterials for cell surface coating and functionalization. Specifically, expertise in biopolymer synthesis, purification, and surface chemistry analysis is anticipated. Good interpersonal and organizational skills, excellent manual dexterity, attention to detail and accuracy, and orderly laboratory habits are also must.

Minimum requirements are as follows: PhD/MD in Chemistry, or related areas.  Experience in the synthesis, purification, conjugation and characterization of novel biomaterials for cell surface coating and fictionalization.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English), good interpersonal and organizational skills, orderly laboratory habits and manual dexterity, attention to detail and accuracy, and willingness to work with human or animal specimens (blood, tissues, cell-lines). Any appropriate combination of education, certifications, and/or relevant work experience may be considered.

At the University of Miami School of Medicine, patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami 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.

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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