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Job Title:   Research Associate 1, SOM
Pay Grade:   6
Pay Band Min / Max:   $32,929.00  -  $58,277.00
Position Number:   049586

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 Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is seeking a Research Associate I who will perform technical laboratory duties in accordance with general and/or specific plans and will provide technical assistance in carrying out various research projects and will be collecting and organizing information for project reports. This position will contribute to the development and enhancement of translational approaches to cancer genomics and epigenomics. Perform laboratory experiments and carries out research projects in various areas of biology, biomedical, and cell biology, including research projects involving animals. Construct, assemble, and operate laboratory apparatus and equipment. Record and evaluate data in accordance with methods requested. Solves problems in scientific and technical execution, interpret experimental data and maintain accurate records. Writes up experimental results for submission of manuscripts and for scientific presentations using Power Point, and other graphics software as needed. Keeps abreast of the latest literature in the field, searches for references to technical problems and keeps up-to-date with the methods and techniques related to the specific field of research.

Minimum requirements include: B.S. Degree in Biology, Biological Sciences, and/or other related field. One year of laboratory experience performing non-routing and complex laboratory duties preferred. Must be able to work as part of a team and take direction from the Post-Doctoral Associates as well as Scientists. Excellent skills in Computer and English (both verbal and written) required.


Any appropriate combination of education, certifications, and/or relevant work experience 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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