May 03, 2021
University of Miami
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Professor – Basic Sciences
Department of Orthopaedics
The incumbent will ideally have a background in Orthopaedics. The Professor will manage postdoctoral fellows and their research projects, and will supervise research projects of interns, undergraduate or graduate students. The Professor may lecture or conduct demonstrations and teach across UM schools. The Professor will partner and collaborate with faculty in the Department of Orthopaedics, and perhaps other departments throughout UM, to advance knowledge, training, and education.
Key Areas of Responsibility
Reporting to the Chairman of the Department of Orthoapedics, the incumbent will conduct, collaborate and manage scientific research and investigations
Manage the daily operations of his/her lab
Conduct regular lab meetings
Supervise, mentor and manage postdoctoral fellows as well as graduate students engaged in collaborative research projects
Explore and develop appropriate research collaborations both within and outside of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine departments and schools
Collect and analyze data
Write and submit scientific papers and abstracts, as well as submit grant proposals
Faculty members in the Department of Orthopaedics will need to meet the following requirements:
Ph.D. in Tumor Bilogy or equivalent area
Demonstrated knowledge and application of scientific techniques
Demonstrated experience in running a lab, funded research projects, and/or supervising post-docs
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to work with diverse constituency
Completion of successful academic and researchl work that has resulted in authorship and co-authorship of papers in peer reviewed journals while serving as a faculty, and/or as a scientist.
Demonstrates ability to develop collaborative research projects in a manner consistent with the mentor’s research plan and contribute towards the making of scientific advances in the field of work.
Demonstrates ability to teach in the laboratory setting and/or through presentations of papers and/or seminars.
Successful track of research projects/funds and contribution to grant applications that are collaborative in nature and/or demonstrated ability to write competitive grants independently.
Demonstrates desire to move towards scientific independence through submission of grant applications, development of independent research projects, or, collaborate with scientists other than the primary mentor with whom the scientist works.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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