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Post-Doc Research Associate - 991841

Apply Now Job Number: 501436
Work Type: Part Time with Partial Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: Neuro-Immune Institute Research
Categories: Research, Service, & Sponsored Programs

About Us:

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Job Title: Post-Doc Research Associate - 991841
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Part Time with Partial Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience
Pay Basis:

Annually

Subject to Grant Funding?: Yes  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Conducts research in area of expertise, writing results for inclusion in broader research project. Designs and applies scientific and numerical models in research. Oversees development of data collection and instruments. Monitors integrity of data collection and use of protocols and procedures
2. Designs instrumentation, theoretical models, equipment, or other vehicles for data gathering and analysis.
3. Investigates, modifies, and applies new procedures, techniques or applications of technology, integrating new findings in field of study.
4. Reviews and critiques reports and analysis of other researchers and conducts ongoing, periodic and final analyses of data, using specialized techniques and programming.
5. Writes and collaborates with other researchers on manuscripts, abstracts, and other publications of research findings. May present results of study at professional meetings and other forums.
6. Collaborates with other researchers on long-range plans for project/program, acting as expert in specialized area.
7. May be responsible for administrative, financial, personnel and planning aspects of project. May oversee researchers and staff engaged in day-to-day operations.
8. May administer programs for visiting scholars, researchers, and fellows.
9. May collaborate on new curricular offerings and course instruction.
10. May lead research and project committees.
11. Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Marginal Job Functions: May be responsible for administrative and fiscal management of a project.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge:
1. Biology - Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
2. Chemistry - Knowledge of the chemical composition, 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.
3. English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
4. Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
5. Administration and Management – Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, budgeting, human resources modeling, leadership technique, and/or coordination of people and resources.

Skills:
1. Science – Proficient skills using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
2. Critical Thinking - Proficient skills in using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
3. Reading Comprehension - Proficient understanding of written sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents.
4. Active Listening - Proficient skills in giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to under the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
5. Complex Problem Solving - Proficient skills in identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
6. Judgment and Decision Making - Proficient skills in considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the appropriate one.
7. Mathematics – Proficient skills in using mathematics to solve problems.
8. Speaking - Proficient skills in talking to others to convey information effectively.
9. Writing – Proficient skills in communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
10. Active Learning - Proficient skills in understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

Abilities:
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. Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
5. Category Flexibility - The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
6. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
7. Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
8. Mathematical Reasoning – The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
9. Oral Expression – The ability to communicate information and ides in speaking so others will understand.
10. Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
11. Written Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand

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. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
5. 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: Doctorate Degree
Major (if required): Medical and Health Sciences or Life Sciences
Required Experience: Up to two (2) years of related experience in an academic or research environment.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD with experience in clinical trials.
Is this a safety sensitive position? Yes  
Background Screening Required? No  
Pre-Employment Conditions:

To ensure a safe learning environment for students and staff, as a condition of employment the selected candidate will need to provide proof of a completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencement of employment or an approved exemption and reasonable accommodation.

 

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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