The Department of Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate. This position will perform scientific research and studies under the supervision of Dr. Carlos Moraes. The Postdoctoral Associate will study the role of mitochondrial dysfunction on pancreatic beta cell function. Experience in molecular biology required. Experience with cell and in vivo fluorescence imaging a plus.The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:Conducting research on mitochondrial dysfunction on pancreatic beta cell function.Preparing research reports and technical papers for publishing.Investigating the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and theories.Maintaining substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories.Developing advanced analytical models and systems and providing solutions and analyses to support strategic and tactical decisions.Adhering to the University of Miami and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguarding University assets.
The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Ph.D., M.D., or other doctoral-level degree. Experience in molecular biology. Experience with cell and in vivo fluorescence imaging a plus. 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.
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