Research Associate 2 (Cell Biology) job Miami Florida
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Research Associate 2 (Cell Biology) Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 8321429
Location: Miami, Florida Date Posted: 1/10/2019
Wage: Negotiable Category: Science/Research
Job Code: R100028027

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About This Position

The Department of Cell Biology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is looking to hire a Research Associate 2. This individual will be responsible for performing a variety of experiments in a research laboratory with a focus on the role of STING and the Innate Immunity system in influencing inflammatory disease and tumorigenesis. Projects include evaluating novel STING-dependent adjuvants for the immunotherapeutic treatment of cancer as well as in new vaccine concepts to prevent infectious disease.

Minimum Qualifications

BS in Microbiology and Immunology/Cancer. Experience with cell culture, Western blot, DNA and RNA purification, PCR. Experience in T-cells assays (CTL), ELISA, cancer models and immunotherapy. Flow cytometry knowledge is required but not essential. The incumbent will also be performing in vivo experiments using murine models. Previous experience with In-Vivo studies, and a strong knowledge of immunology is required; cell biology preferred. The candidate will need to be able to convey information effectively, to work independently, and to follow verbal and written instructions. Strong analytical skills are required. Individual must possess advanced knowledge and be capable of exercising considerable latitude for independent judgment, perform non-routine and complex laboratory duties requiring advanced technical skills and proficiency for divisional faculty. Will receive general supervision from the PI of the laboratory.

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.

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