Research Assistant Intern Jj Program

internship - full time,

University of Miami
Miami, FL
Closed
Posted 92 Days ago
University of Miami
Miami, FL
internship - full time,
Posted 92 Days ago
Closed

Description

Research Assistant Intern (JJ Vance Program) University of Miami, United States Updated: about 4 hours ago Location: Miami, FLORIDA Job Type: FullTime Current Employees: If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet . Where Excellence Meets Purpose 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 purpose 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 University has been named on Forbes's Best Employers list for two consecutive years, and is the only university in Florida to receive this honor. About This Internship The John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine will be hiring summer high school interns for the annual JJ Vance Internship Program. Please note that eligible candidates must first apply through the JJ Vance Program at http://hihg.med.miami.edu/jjvance and be accepted. The Research Assistant Intern will perform a variety of complex technical duties involved in conducting physical, chemical, biological and other research laboratory tests, experiments and determinations to obtain data for research purposes. The Intern will also compile, analyze, document and draw tentative conclusions from experimental results. The duties and responsibilities for this internship may include, but is not limited to: * Confer with principal investigator to review work assignments and develop plans for research experiments; make minor modifications to existing laboratory procedures and techniques to meet the needs of the particular experiment as required. * Review laboratory methods manual, scientific journals, abstracts and other literature for information applicable to research experiments. * Determine and set up instruments, material and apparatus and operate laboratory equipment required for specific tests. * Obtain, prepare, mount, and stain tissue and other substances for microscopic examination. * Prepare culture media, chemicals, reagents and solutions. * Maintain sufficient inventory of material, supplies, and equipment for performance of duties; clean and maintain laboratory equipment. This full-time internship is expected to last for eight weeks, contingent upon work performance and budget, and will begin on June 17, 2019. Minimum Qualifications Currently enrolled in high school and have been accepted into the JJ Vance Program. 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 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. Job Status: Full time Employee Type: Temporary Pay Grade: 52

Skills

teamwork, latin america, teaching, hospitals, creativity, experimental research, universities, experimental analysis, economics, stata, econometrics, macroeconomics, economic research, microeconomics, data analysis

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