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Medical Oncology- Instructor

University of Miami

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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.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The incumbent will ideally have research experience on aging and emotional regulation impact decisions, and understanding neural mechanisms involved in complex decision making in cancer. The Instructor will be able to initiate research projects, may lecture or conduct presentations and teach across UM schools. The incumbent will partner and collaborate with other faculty in the Department of Medicine, and perhaps other departments throughout UM, to advance knowledge, research, training, and education.
Key Areas of Responsibility
• Reporting to the Division Chief of Medical Oncology, the incumbent will conduct, collaborate and manage scientific research and investigations
• Participates in the management of the daily operations of his/her research projects
• Conduct regular lab or team meetings (if applicable)
• Supervise, mentor and manage postdoctoral fellows as well as graduate students engaged in collaborative research projects
• Explore and develop appropriate research collaborations both within the Department, the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and outside of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine departments and schools
• Collect and analyze data
• Write and submit scientific papers and abstracts, as well as submit grant proposals
• Presents ongoing work and findings to colleagues and at academic/research conferences
• Participates in the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center Junior Development Program
Requirements (essential)
• Ph.D. Social Sciences, Psychology or equivalent area
• Demonstrated knowledge and application of scientific techniques
• Some experience in research projects, and/or supervising students
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Ability to work with diverse constituency
• Computer literacy
• May have participated in academic and/or research work that has resulted in authorship and/or co-authorship of papers in peer reviewed journals while serving as a faculty, and/or as a scientist.
• Demonstrates ability to develop collaborative research projects in a manner consistent with the mentor’s research plan and contribute towards the making of scientific advances in the field of work.
• Demonstrates ability to teach in the laboratory setting and/or through presentations of papers and/or seminars.
• May have participated in research projects/funds and contribution to grant applications that are collaborative in nature and/or demonstrated ability to write competitive grants independently.
• Demonstrates desire to move towards scientific independence through submission of grant applications, development of independent research projects, or, collaborate with scientists other than the primary mentor with whom the scientist works.

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. Click here for additional information.

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