About This Position
The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Miami Project to Cure Paralysis has an exciting opportunity for a Part-Time Research Assistant. This position sets up and operates various scientific apparatus and makes minor repairs as well as prepares correspondence and answers phones. The Research Assistant also formulates and maintains bibliographies and completes applications and forms; orders laboratory supplies and maintains culture media reagents; reviews and edits various materials for publication; and prepares publication schedules. Also maintains appropriate logs, records, and study notebooks as well as adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.
High School diploma or equivalent as well as a minimum of one year of relevant experience. Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail. Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines. Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion. Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary. Commitment to the University's core values. Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.
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