Postdoctoral Associate (Neurobiology)

University of Miami

Miami, FL

Job posting number: #7067718

Posted: July 13, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, in Miami, Florida, has an exciting opportunity for a Postdoctoral Associate. The project will involve sophisticated new methodologies that combine in vivo confocal Ca imaging with molecular biological approaches from a collaborating laboratory. The goal is to study chemosensory signaling in mice.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. or other doctoral degree in a science related field of study; or M.D. Candidate must have prior experience either in cellular neurophysiology or functional imaging at the cellular level (e.g., Fura2, GCaMP imaging) and publications/presentations vouching for this experience. The successful candidate will be expected, in collaboration with and training by Dr. Roper, to conduct experiments; maintain a laboratory notebook; analyze data using ImageJ, MatLab, Excel, and related software; present research seminars; and write reports/publications. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute actively to group discussions at lab meetings and be cognizant of responsible conduct in research. 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.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law.

The University of Miami is committed to a culture of belonging and our values of diversity, integrity, responsibility, excellence, compassion, and teamwork. We are committed to strengthening the intellectual, cultural and economic life of the communities of South Florida and the world by fostering respect for the differences among people, the nurturing of curiosity, the insistence upon high standards of thought, study, communication, and skills.


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