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Post-Doc Research Associate - 991956

Apply Now Job Number: 499919
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Department of Research
Categories: Research, Service, & Sponsored Programs

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Job Title: Post-Doc Research Associate - 991956
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range:  
Pay Basis: Annually  
Subject to Grant Funding?: Yes  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Contributes to basic and applied research activities; design experimental plan, collects, analyzes, and processes laboratory samples or research data; performs a variety of tests, using routine and/or special techniques and methods.

2. Reports the results, status of project, and plans to senior investigator on a weekly basis.

3. Analyzes experimental data and interprets results to write reports and summaries of findings; monitor integrity of data collection.

4. Develops research methods, procedures, and techniques based on established objectives; responsible for trouble shooting and redesigning the protocols, to maintain the scientific rigor in conducting the research

5. Investigates, modifies and applies new techniques theoretical models and device, in performing the cutting-edge research.

6. Writes and collaborates with other researchers on manuscripts, abstracts, grant proposals and other publications of research findings.

7. May present results of study at professional academic science meetings and other forums.

8. May be responsible for administrative, financial, personnel and planning aspects of project, including, updating the inventory of lab supplies and placing orders of supplies and reagents.

9. May oversee researchers, students and staff engaged in day-to-day research operations.

10. May collaborate on new didactic curriculum and educational courses.

11. Other duties as assigned.
Marginal Job Functions:  
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge:
1. Fundamental biomedical research –well versed in biomedical research as an independent researcher.
2. Biology - Working knowledge of animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
3. Biochemistry – Working knowledge of the chemical composition available in organisms, such as ATP and DNA, structure, and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes uses of chemicals and interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and disposal methods.
4. Publication- understands all policies (COI, copy right, etc.) associated with publication; - be aware the relevance of publications of results which is the most relevant measurable products generated by research scientists; experienced in publishing academic papers.
5. English Language – General knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. Skilled in writing academic research articles.
6. Mathematics - General knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, and/or statistics, and their applications.

1. Reading Comprehension - Basic understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
2. Active Listening - Basic skills in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
3. Critical Thinking - Basic skills in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
4. Science - Basic skills using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
5. Complex Problem Solving - Basic skills in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
6. Active Learning - Basic skills in understanding the implications of new information for both
current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
7. Judgment and Decision Making - Basic skills in considering the relative costs and benefits
of potential actions to choose the appropriate one.
8. Speaking - Basic skills in talking to others to convey information effectively.
9. Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others; establishing priorities.
10. Systems Analysis - Basic skills in determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.

1. Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
2. Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
3. Selective Attention - The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
4. Category Flexibility - The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
5. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
6. Interpersonal communication skills- The ability to develop a collegial interpersonal relationship at work and treat the supervisor, colleagues and students with respect.

Physical Requirements:
1. Near Vision - Must be able to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
2. Speech Recognition - Must be able to identify and understand the speech of another person.
3. Speech Clarity - Must be able to speak clearly so others can understand you.
4. Travel - Must be able to travel on a daily and/or overnight basis.
5. May be required to work nights or weekends.
6. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
7. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to include but not limited to pens, pencils, and computer keyboards.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: MD, DDS, PhD, dual degree holder
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: 1.MD/ DDS/PhD dual degree.
2. Minimum one (1) year of postdoctoral training
Preferred Qualifications:  
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? No  
Pre-Employment Conditions:  
Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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