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Post Doctoral Associate

University of Miami

Job Description

Post Doctoral Associate

Job Type : Full time

Job requisition ID : R100061394

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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Department of Radiation Oncology is currently seeking a full time Post Doctoral Associate. The incumbent in this position will be working under general supervision of the principal investigator, the postdoctoral fellow will plan and carry out studies focused on cancer cell biology. The overall goal of the laboratory is to understand the key factors that render cancers resistant to therapeutic strategies, and to then develop better alternative therapies that can overcome the disease. The research work performed in the principal investigator’s laboratory is in line with the overall mission of the School of Medicine, in particular in enhancing human health by advancing discoveries from the laboratories to patients.

  • Develop testable hypotheses.
  • Conduct experiments both in vitro and in mouse models
  • Collaboration with other lab memebers (scientists, postdocs and graduate student).
  • Perform large range of laboratory techiniques, as project demands, such as cell based assays, molecular biology assays, and animal based studies.
  • Assist in developing improved techniques, projection methods or procedures.
  • Maintain rodent colonies and perform experiments on cancer models in mice.
  • Record data and analyze results; maintain careful and detailed laboratory notebooks.
  • Train and assist with new staff and students
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Education Requirements (Essential Requirements):
  • PhD required

Work Experience Requirements (Essential Requirements):

  • Work experience leading to PhD is required.

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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