Date Posted: Oct 12, 2018
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
- University of Miami
- Location: Miami, FL
- Job Number: 7053708 (Ref #: P100031292)
- Posting Date: Oct 12, 2018
- Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate. The Global Oncology and International Programs at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center developed out of the vision to strengthen and thoroughly align education, research, and patient care to address cancer disparities in a low and middle-income countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is committed to working with partners and collaborators, which include governments, hospitals, and medical institutions, NGOs, and other organizations to advance cancer care and improve cancer control initiatives in the region. The program focuses on creating bi-lateral opportunities in the areas of education, research, and patient care.
The Post Doctoral Associate performs scientific research and studies under the supervision of managing staff. Moreover, the Post Doctoral Associate promotes institutional recognition through literal contributions to the scientific community.
The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:
- 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.
The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: M.D. Degree and completion of a residency program is required in either medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, or hematology. Skilled in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data. Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems. Ability to exercise sound judgement in making critical decisions.
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. The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. 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.
Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University of Miami 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.