Job Title:   Asst. Scientist, SOM
Pay Grade:   10
Pay Band Min / Max:    - 
Position Number:   045036

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 an Assistant Scientist who will be responsible for the design and conduct of research into the pathogenesis of human hematologic malignancies. He or she will work independently designing, carrying out, and critiquing experiments. This individual will have sophisticated knowledge of molecular biology, cellular biology, biochemistry, or mouse modeling of human cancer. He or she will be able to initiate collaborations with scientists within SCCC or elsewhere. This person must be able to supervise assigned technical staff within the laboratory. Write up experimental results for submission of manuscripts and for scientific presentations using Power Point, and other graphics software as needed. Writing reviews and book chapters along with the PI. Assisting the PI in writing grants for funding to the NIH and state agencies. Reviewing manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals. Keep abreast of latest literature in the field and search for references to technical problems and keep up-to-date of the methods and techniques related to the specific field of research.

Qualified candidate must possess a Ph.D. or M.D. degree in Biology, Biological Sciences, Life Science and/or other related field. One year post doctoral experience performing non-routine and complex laboratory duties requiring advanced technical skills and proficiency. Must be able to work with minimum direct supervision and independent judgment is required. Excellent computer and communication skills (both verbal and written) are required. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, certifications and/or work experience 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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