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Post Doctoral Associate

University of Miami

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Post Doctoral Associate

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The Department of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Post-doctoral Associate to work on the UHealth Campus. The Post-Doctoral Associate will be a critical member of a major scientific effort for an NIH-funded project. The work involves both in vitro assays and in vivo experiments that will support the development of novel therapeutics for kidney disease.

  • Conduct high content screening assays

  • Do in vivo experiments to test the efficacy of novel compounds, cDNAs or shRNAs.

  • Do routine molecular biology (cloning, PCR, RT-PCR, prepare viral vectors) to support the in vitro and in vivo experiments

  • Perform immunochemical staining of tissue sections, and both florescent and confocal microscopy.

  • Maintain laboratory areas; order lab supplies, participate in weekly lab meetings, including presenting results and methods to group members; plan weekly work schedules. Keep detailed laboratory notebooks and maintain documents relating to standard-operating procedures and vectors. Prepare first drafts of manuscripts.

  • Occasionally will assist in training other Post Docs, graduate students, undergraduates, and scholars.

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.


  • MD or Ph.D. in relevant field

  • No Experience Required

  • 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.

  • Ability to carry out complex tasks with relative independence, while also being able to integrate into a group with strong team-based orientation

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.

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