(Temporary, Part-Time) Research Assistant (Public Health) job Miami Florida
(Temporary, Part-Time) Research Assistant (Public Health) job Miami Florida
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(Temporary, Part-Time) Research Assistant (Public Health) Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 9298522
Location: Miami, Florida Date Posted: 1/15/2020
Wage: Negotiable Category: Science/Research
Job Code: R100037616

Job Description:

About This Position

The Caban-Martinez Occupational and Environmental Health Lab in the Department of Public Health Sciences' Division of Environment and Public Health at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, is seeking a part-time temporary Research Assistant to serve as an integral member of the Firefighter Cancer Initiative (FCI) funded by federal and State of Florida grants. The temporary Research Assistant will directly support Dr. Caban-Martinez and lab staff that work directly on the various studies within the FCI and the FFCCS, all of which cohesively function under the direction and guidance of Dr Alberto Caban-Martinez, Principal (PI) and Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences. The temporary Research Assistant will support the coordination and organization of data collection activities; tasks including but not limited to, field data collection, data management and analysis, and fire service outreach. As a contributor to the project, the temporary Research Assistant will collaborate with the entire team to ensure timely completion of study milestones as well as provide support when needed to various research projects within the Caban-Martinez lab.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent; bachelor's degree in a basic science, social science, communication, education, business or a biomedical science preferred. At least one year of relevant research experience; experience in clinical research, recruitment, working with diverse populations preferred. Basic knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Ability to follow oral and written instructions. Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. Detailed orientated. Ability to maintain records and inventories. Exercise discretion and independent judgment in daily activities in a confidential manner. Proficient in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access. Usage and knowledge of sites including Scopus, ISI Web of Knowledge, and PubMed. Usage and knowledge of a statistical package (i.e., SAS, SPSS, R, STATA). Evening and weekend availability and personal transportation with valid Florida license required to travel to work sites. 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.

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