Sr. Research Associate 1 (Physiology and Biophysics) job Miami Florida
Sr. Research Associate 1 (Physiology and Biophysics) job Miami Florida
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Sr. Research Associate 1 (Physiology and Biophysics) Job

Employer Name: SpiderID: 9299094
Location: Miami, Florida Date Posted: 1/15/2020
Wage: Negotiable Category: Science/Research
Job Code: R100037823

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About This Position

The Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting career opportunity for a Sr. Research Associate 1. The Sr. Research Associate 1 will work under the direction of the Principal Investigator. This individual will be in charge of managing, running and maintaining the laboratory, ordering supplies and animals and participate in the publication of significant results and advance their experience through education, training and research. The purpose of this position is to study innate immune response in a variety of diseases. Most work will focus on innate neuroimmunology studying pattern recognition receptor activation after brain injury, spinal cord injury and stroke. The Sr. Research Associate 1 will be required to perform tissue culture of primary cells including neurons, astrocytes and endothelial cells.and maintain cell lines. This person will also work on several in vivo animal models of CNS injury, and should be comfortable handling human samples of CNS injured and diseased subjects.

This person must be able to work as part of a team and take direction from the principal investigator as well as associate scientists and oversee the graduate students. Schedule and perform experiments in research laboratory. Solve problems in scientific and technical execution, interpret experimental data and maintain accurate records. May need to develop, adapt and implement new lab procedures. Write up experimental results for submission of manuscripts and for scientific presentations using Power Point, and other graphics software as needed. Keep abreast of latest literature in the field and search for references to technical problems and keep up-to-date of the methods and techniques related to the specific field of research.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's Degree in a life science field of study. Prefer experience in animal surgery, animal care and be certified to work with animals. In addition, prefer experience in basic biochemistry, cell biology, big data science and neuroscience. Prefer expertise in immunoblotting, histology, nanocyte tracking analysis and flow cytometry. 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.

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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