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About This Position
The Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting career opportunity for a Sr. Research Associate 1. This position will be expected to have primary responsibilities for the isolation and processing of mesenchymal, bone marrow cells, cardiac stem cells and other somatic cell types that may be processed in conformance with strict FDA guidelines. In addition to possessing complex and technically demanding skills, the Sr. Research Associate 1 must be able to exercise independent judgment and work without supervision through out the various stages of the cellular harvesting process (which may include isolation of cells through density gradient, separation, purification, or positive/negative selection using antibodies, determination of purity/quality, etc). The cellular end products of these harvests are cultured, assessed, and prepare for infusion, shipment, translational research and/or clinical transplantation. The Sr. Research Associate 1 will perform a variety of complex technical duties involved in conducting physical, chemical, biological and other research laboratory tests and experiments to obtain data for pre-clinic and clinical research purposes.
The duties and responsibilities for this position may include, but are not limited to:
Masters Degree in a relevant life science field of study. At least one year of relevant experience, prefer two to five years of experience in cell culture. Good communication skills, both verbal and written, with fluency in the English language. Clear understanding of FACS. Advanced knowledge of flow cytometery and laser scanning. Good interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work independently. Attention to detail and accuracy. Ability and willingness to work weekends and holidays as needed.
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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Job Status:Full time
Posted on : Mon, 11 Feb 2019 21:11:04 GMT
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