Postdoctoral Associate (Environmental and Public Health)

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University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
Miami-Dade County, Florida, US
Jul 03, 2021
Jul 31, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Location: Miami, Florida, 33010, United States
Job ID: 57575189
Position Title: Postdoctoral Associate (Environmental and Public Health)
Company Name: University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

The Department of Environmental and Public Health at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting opportunity for a full-time Postdoctoral Associate. The Postdoctoral Associate will become an investigator on an NHLBI-funded R01, Neighborhood Greenness and Cardiometabolic Health among Hispanics in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos, and in a pending NIA R01, Greenness, Cognitive Performance and Vascular Outcomes in the Northern Manhattan Study (NOMAS). The Postdoctoral Associate will be responsible for working on all aspects of the studies including regulatory matters, liaise with the coordinating centers, data management and analyses, writing manuscripts for publication, and supporting and developing grant applications for the NIH. This position will be supervised by Drs. Scott Brown and Jose Szapocznik who are highly experienced built environment/chronic disease investigators.
  • Works and collaborates on studies related to field of study
  • Ensures the design, development, execution and implementation of scientific research and/or development in collaboration with a research team
  • Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and theories to potential inventions and products
  • Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories
  • Contributes to scientific literature and conferences, when appropriate

Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in a relevant field of study
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in data management, advanced statistical analyses and publishing in scientific journals
  • Experience in research on environmental protective factors in chronic diseases

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.


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