Associate Scientist SOM
University of Miami

Miami, Florida

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The Department of Anesthesiology has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Assoc. Scientist, SOM to work in Miami, FL. The Associate Scientist, SOM supports the University's research goals and objectives by performing laboratory experiments in his/her areas of interest, expertise, or assignment. Moreover, the incumbent performs various analytical procedures involving method development and application development and synthesis.

  • Contributes to basic and applied research activities including authorship of scientific publications, technical and agency reports, and patent preparations.
  • Publishes in refereed journals in collaboration with department leadership or independently.
  • Supervises research employees and non-exempt staff.
  • Writes extramural proposals with approval of senior managing staff.
  • Creates and conducts experiments and analyzes results.
  • Works with other researchers to use and develop end products.
  • Provides ready access to all experimental data for the faculty researchers, supervisors, and other relevant staff.
  • Requests or acquires equipment and supplies for assigned project(s).
  • Applies for grants to continue research and prepares materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Ph.D., M.D. or other doctoral level degree in relevant field
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.
  • Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.
  • Collaborates with the PI on the design, conducting, and reporting of research projects.
  • Performs animal pain model set up, electrophysiology, and data analysis. Verifies the correctness of data submitted and makes recommendations based on these analyses.
  • Develops hypotheses to be tested and ways of testing it.
  • Maintains complete and organized records of data, experimental protocols, and the results of analyses.
  • Prepares and submits papers on research. Seeks out relevant literature to the research projects.
  • Assists with grant preparation and reporting. May submit grant proposals in rare circumstances with the approval of the PI, Department Head and Dean.
  • Solves practical problems relating to difficulties with equipment or experiments. Suggests technical or procedural improvements in testing methods.
  • Complies with established safety procedures and maintaining required documentation on laboratory and specimen conditions.
  • Manages research project with other institutions and investigators.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a highly collaborative team
  • Analytical reasoning and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of standard laboratory policies, procedures and equipment.
  • This position works in a laboratory environment with potential exposure to biological and chemical hazards.
  • The individual must be physically able to wear protective equipment and to provide standard care to research animals

Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

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.

Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.

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.

Job Status:
Full time

Employee Type:
Staff

Pay Grade:
r8



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