Surf Program - Research Assistant Intern

internship - full time,

University of Miami
Miami, FL
Closed
Posted 81 Days ago
University of Miami
Miami, FL
internship - full time,
Posted 81 Days ago
Closed

Description

SURF Program - Research Assistant Intern University of Miami, United States Updated: about 1 hour 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 Please note that only individuals who have already been accepted into the SURF Program will be eligible for consideration. The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, along with the SURF Program, is seeking participants for scientific research internship. This internship offers participants the opportunity to choose from seventeen areas of research in the Biomedical Sciences, including Bacterial Pathogenesis, Cancer Biology, Gene Expression/Molecular Genetics, Immunology, Neuorscience, and Stem Cell/Regenerative Medicine. These interns will be introduced to the type of projects encountered during postgraduate research training which will lead to an understanding of the planning, discipline, and teamwork involved in the pursuit of basic answers to current questions in the biological sciences. In addition to laboratory experience, SURF students will participate in professional development activities including weekly workshops and seminars. The interns will spend ten weeks pursing individual research projects in the laboratories of University of Miami Miller School of Medicine faculty members. They will gain experience in modern research techniques and have an opportunity to plan and execute an experimental strategy to answer a scientific question. Interns will be supervised at all times by a faculty member or the faculty member's designee while in the laboratory and by the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies staff during workshops and seminars. Minimum Qualifications The minimum qualifications for these internships are as follows: enrolled in the SURF Program and possess a desire to pursue a Ph.D. or M.D. in the future. Students entering their senior year of undergraduate (college) education will be given preference. Science majors and basic science coursework required. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is preferred. Past research experience is a plus, but not required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a good command of the English language. Visa sponsorship will not be provided by the University of Miami for these internships. 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

science, laboratory skills, molecular genetics, stem cell research, scientific papers, gene expression, teamwork, teaching, english, training, cell signaling, organization, hospitals, immunology, strategy

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