ABOUT THE POSITION
The Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has an exciting career opportunity for a Research Associate 1. We are seeking motivated individuals with experience in cellular biology. This position contributes to basic and applied research activities by collecting and analyzing data, maintaining databases, and supporting research activities under the general direction of a Principal Investigator.
The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:
- Understanding and interpreting research protocols and procedures.
- Participating in the publication of significant results.
- Advancing expertise through continuing education, training and/or research.
- Maintaining an overview of relevant research findings.
- Attending training as departmental funds come available.
Bachelor's Degree in a basic or health science discipline. Prefer prior training in a research laboratory. Ability to convey information effectively. Ability to successfully work independently. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Possess strong analytical skills. Knowledge and/or skill with tissue and cell cultures is desired. Knowledge and/or skill with transgenic mouse model maintenance and analysis is desired. Knowledge and/or skill with microscopy and imaging. Knowledge and/or skill in molecular and cell biology are desired.
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