Temporary Research Assistant
Company: University of Miami
Posted on: May 19, 2019
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The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of
Otolaryngology has an exciting career opportunity for a temporary
Research Assistant. We are seeking a motivated individual with
experience in Biomedical Engineering and Cochlear Implantation
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Biomedical
Engineering or Otolaryngology or related fields. Must have
experience with animal models and tissue culture techniques. The
candidate will work with PI on cochlear implantation projects. The
candidate will use his/her prior expertise and experience to plan
and execute laboratory research projects in close collaboration
with the PI. Specifically, the duties and responsibilities for this
position may include, but are not limited to, providing technical
support for ongoing scientific research projects; maintaining
accurate records of procedures and experiments; assisting with
analysis of experiments; setting up and operating laboratory
equipment; preparing experimental materials using laboratory
protocols and safety guidelines and perform animal research in
compliance with IACUC and UM policies. Demonstrated creative
thinking skills as it relates to identifying and recommending
solutions to problems. Knowledge of routine office practices and
procedures. Ability to quickly learn and master new techniques.
Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
Ability to successfully work with considerable independence.
Ability and willingness to collaborate and work well within a team
environment. Excellent English communication skills, both written
and oral required. Any appropriate combination of relevant
education, certification(s) and/or work experience may be
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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
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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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