Job Title:   (Temporary Medical) Research Assistant
Pay Grade:   4
Pay Band Min / Max:    - 
Position Number:   046268
Department / Hospital:   MIAMI PROJECT

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 Miami Project to Cure Paralysis is looking for a Temporary Research Assistant. This position will be an integral part of a project identifying and functionally testing changes due to traumatic brain injury (TBI). Principal duties will involve assisting with histology, immunohistochemistry, and various microscopy techniques. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: tissue processing, sectioning histological material for stereological analysis, generating histological slides for pathological evaluation and quantitative analysis, assisting new lab members with laboratory practice, and developing new staining techniques for stains not used in the laboratory. Designing and performing experiments as needed.

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows:   High School Diploma or equivalent and one (1)  year of work related experience in histology/immunohistochemistry.  Must be able to work independently and interact with faculty. Computer skills related to data management required.  Good communication skills.  Must have excellent interaction skills with lab members. 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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