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Job Title:   Postdoctoral Associate (Nanomedicine Research)
Pay Grade:   r5
Pay Band Min / Max:    - 
Position Number:   P100027286
Department / Hospital:   MSOM - Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 3 -STA

The University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making UM a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 13,400 faculty and staff from all over the world.

A Postdoctoral position is immediately available in the area of nanomedicine in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Primary research focus in our laboratory is the development of unique nanomedicine platforms for diseases ranging from cancer to ZIKA. We also focus on diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and neurodegenerative diseases. This position will support career growth of the individual by providing opportunities to participate in grant writing, mentoring new researchers as well as providing resources to learn a large number of cutting edge techniques. In our lab, our major focus is in learning and we look at research projects as a problem solving activity to provide the scientific community with new/unknown knowledge for eventual translation to our technologies for human use.

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Ph.D. or M.D. Should have strong background in studying nanotherapeutics, small molecules, and chemical synthesis. Must be passionate about research, energetic, and enthusiastic about lab work. Ability to be flexible in working with multiple projects.
Please forward your current CV, a two page description of your past research experience, and contact information of three referees as a single PDF file to Dr. Shanta Dhar at

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. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Veteran/Disability Employer. Come join us!


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