Date Posted: Apr 3, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
- University of Miami
- Location: Miami, FL
- Job Number: 7056764 (Ref #: R100030846)
- Posting Date: Apr 3, 2019
- Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
The Department of Pediatrics - Infectious Diseases at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate. This position performs scientific research and studies under the supervision of managing staff. Moreover, the Postdoctoral Associate promotes institutional recognition through literal contributions to the scientific community. Specifically, this position will perform research in the areas of mucosal dysfunction and microbiome dysbiosis during HIV infection, cancer, and infectious diseases and developing novel therapeutic interventions to treat disease.
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.
Ph.D. or other doctoral-level degree in a relevant field of study or M.D. Possess an understanding of mechanisms underlying mucosal dysfunction and microbiome dysbiosis during HIV infection, cancer, and infectious diseases, and developing novel therapeutic interventions to treat disease. Highly motivated scientists with a background in microbiome, immunology, microbiology, virology, cell biology, molecular biology, bioinformatics or similar are encouraged to apply. Candidates with backgrounds in HIV, cancer or STI research, microbiome, mucosal immunology, vaccinology or microbiology will be preferred. Mass spectrometry experience, advanced training and experience in multi-color flow cytometry, including FACS analysis and interpretation and/or in microbiome sequencing and analysis required. Training in PCR, high throughput sequencing, ELISA, cell culture, and tissue processing preferred.
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 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.