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Research Associate SOM TP University of Miami Miami, FL

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  • Miami, FL
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Job: Research Associate SOM TP


Company: University of Miami
Location: Miami, FL

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The department of Ophthalmology is actively seeking a Temporary Research Associate. The incumbent in this position studies glaucoma damage mechanisms in furtherance of the University’s research goals. Moreover, the incumbent understands, interprets, and follows research protocols and procedures to ensure institutional compliance.

Core Functions:

Studies the damage mechanisms of retinal axons during development of glaucoma.
Monitors the development of glaucoma to prepare retinal tissue for in-vitro experiments and perform immunochemical staining of retina as well as confocal imaging.
Organizes routine laboratory activities, including ordering lab supplies, making chemical solutions, and managing experimental data.
Operates laboratory equipment, and contributes to laboratory maintenance.
Weighs and anesthetizes laboratory animals for experiments and maintains records on such animals relative to feeding and physical condition.
Performs a variety of assays, tests, and studies of a routine nature. Performs calculations to complete research test results.
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.


Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field required
Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

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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