Job Title:   Research Associate 1, SOM
Pay Grade:   6
Pay Band Min / Max:    - 
Position Number:   044325

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, SOM to be responsible for performing broad cellular, immunological, molecular and technology experiments in BSL2 environment. The individual in this role will assist the Scientist in conducting the current major project in the lab, collect, record and report findings from your data. Maintain a laboratory notebook; be able to repeat results and present data at lab meetings. Responsible for making solutions and reagents, autoclaving, setting up experimental equipment and devices and other daily laboratory procedures. Perform standard molecular and cellular biological techniques including Western blotting, immunoprecipitation, real-time PCR, genetic cloning, vector design and construction, gene tranfection, recombinant protein expression and purification, TNA interference, electrophoresis, microscopy, sterile cell culture, and sequence analysis.

Bachelor degree in Molecular and Cell Biology, Microbiology, Immunology or other related field. Although no prior experience is required, experience in BSL-2 environment is preferred; be highly motivated toward innovation and technology highly desired. Experience developing high throughput and high content analysis protocols and assays is desired. Strong Immunology skills and techniques, including with virus and lymphomas/leukemia are highly desired. Must be performance driven; possess intense enthusiasm to help others. Attention to detail and desire to obtain quality results, excellent skills in English (both verbal and written) required. Computer skills a plus. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications will 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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