Research Assistant Professor - Pathology at University of Miami in Miami, Florida

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Research Associate Professor Job Description

Job Description

The Research Assistant Professor will ideally have a background in pancreatic development and disease, including pancreatic cancer. He/she will play a major role in managing and executing key research projects in the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine that will result in peer reviewed publications and opportunities for research funding. Projects will be conducted within the scope of the larger research vision of the laboratory, as defined by the Principal Investigator.

Requirements and Qualifications:

Must be an PhD, M.D or D.O. who is Board Certified or Board eligible.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. in biochemistry, molecular biology, or equivalent area.

  • Completion of successful post-doctoral fellowship that resulted in first authorship and/or co-authorship of papers in peer reviewed journals, with an emphasis on pancreatic developmental biology.

  • At least two years experience as a faculty-level Research Instructor that resulted in first authorship and/or co-authorship of papers in peer reviewed journals, with an emphasis on pancreatic cancer metastasis.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of scientific techniques, including mouse models of pancreatic development and disease, immunofluorescence imaging, cell culture, and basic molecular biology skills.

  • A willingness and ability to work with diverse constituency.

  • Computer literacy.

  • Demonstrates ability to develop collaborative research projects in a manner consistent with the Principal Investigator's research plan and contribute towards the making of scientific advances in the field of pancreatic cancer.

Job Responsibilities (Include
Not Limited To):

  • Report to the Principal Investigator and the chair of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

  • Conduct and execute scientific research investigations under the supervision and guidance of the Principal Investigator and in collaboration with other lab members, including postdoctoral fellows, research associates, and students, as necessary.

  • Design projects, execute experiments, collect data, analyze data, and report data results and conclusions under the highest ethical standards of research integrity.

  • Write and submit scientific manuscripts and abstracts.

  • Explore and develop appropriate research collaborations both within and outside of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine departments and schools.

  • Participate in educational activities of pathology residents and fellows.

  • Participate in educational activities of medical students.

  • Serve as a mentor for graduate and medical students, residents, fellows and faculty who are interested in or pursue basic/clinical or applied research.

  • Collaborate with other investigators throughout the University.

  • Participate in Department of Pathology hospital committees and working groups.

  • Maintain high standards of professional services so that the Department of Pathology will maintain the JCAHO/CAP/CLIA accreditation.

  • Increase research funding to Department from NIH and other government and non-government sources.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

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 Miller 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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