Postdoctoral Associate (Neuroscience)

Location
Miami, Florida
Salary
Pay Grade r5
Posted
November 12 2021
Ref
R100050773
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Postdoc

Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

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About This Position

The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a full time Postdoctoral Associate. The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis is a center for neuroscience regarding neurotrauma and neurological disease. Dr. Widerstrom-Noga’s research program focuses on human chronic pain associated with these conditions. The postdoctoral associate will conduct verbal and psychophysical pain assessments, non-invasive brain stimulation, visual illusions, manage and analyze data, present, and publish results. The postdoctoral associate will be expected to communicate and interact well within our pain research group and with Miami Project faculty, staff, administrators and research participants.     

  • Conducts research on specific areas of study as assigned.
  • Prepares research reports and technical papers for publishing.
  • Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and theories.
  • Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories.
  • Develops advanced analytical models and systems and provides solutions and analyses to support strategic and tactical decisions.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or other doctoral degree in a biological science or health discipline
  • 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.

     

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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Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

r5

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