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Company: University of Miami
Location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 08/17/2022
Expire Date: 10/17/2022
Job Categories: Healthcare, Other
The Department of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Full-Time Assistant Scientist to work on the UHealth Campus. The Assistant Scientist carries out a particular research agenda in support of the University’s research goals and objectives. Moreover, the Assistant Scientist contributes to the scientific community by publishing research findings and promotes the University’s reputation as a leader in the field.
Perform experiments that focus on pancreatic B-cell biology, pancreas development, islet transplantation, AKT targets in pancreatic B-cells and AKT activating peptides
Facilitate the formation of project teams to generate and conceptualize ideas, delegate tasks such as research and needs assessment and synchronize concept development for grant and publications.
Grant writing, editing, and serving as a liaison between faculty and researchers to develop grant ideas for funding applications.
Directly involved in the data collection generated by researchers, its interpretation, and writing of progress reports for already existing projects to guarantee funding continuity.
Ability to prepare PowerPoint presentations for scientific meetings.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
Ph.D., M.D. or other doctoral level degree in relevant field
Minimum 2 year of relevant experience
Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.
Knowledge of Endnote, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Good understanding of Prism or other statistical analysis software highly desirable.
Remote communications software basic knowledge required.
Fluent in English.