About This Position

The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate. The Postdoctoral Associate should be enthusiastic about cancer research and be a self-motivated, independent researcher. The laboratory will use molecular and genetic techniques to discover the driving forces behind blood cancers and leverage that knowledge to develop new therapies. The Postdoctoral Associate should be interested in translational research with strong knowledge of basic biology, hematopoiesis, immunology and/or molecular biology. Specific interest and experience with CRISPR gene-editing, single-cell technologies, mouse models of leukemia/MDS and/or drug sensitivity/resistance screening will be preferred.

The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:

  • Present data at public meetings and publish manuscripts
  • Work with other lab members and across collaborative groups
  • Must be willing to work with animals, experience preferred but not required
  • Conducts research on specific areas of study as assigned.
  • Prepares research reports and technical papers for publishing.
  • Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and theories.
  • Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories.
  • Develops advanced analytical models and systems and provides solutions and analyses to support strategic and tactical decisions.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. or other doctoral degree in a basic science field of study. 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.

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:r5



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