Postdoc Position Available – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Job Title: Post Doctoral Associate (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology)
Pay Grade: r5
Pay Band Min / Max:  –
Position Number: P100005691
Department / Hospital: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 11 -STA
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The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine’s Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has an opportunity for a Post-Doctoral Associate under the supervision of Dr. Stephen Lee, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Research for this project will focus on adaptation to the tumor microenvironment, by expression of stress-responsive long noncoding RNA. These long noncoding RNA mediate changes in protein dynamics and represent a novel and ubiquitous form of post-translational regulation.

The minimum qualifications for this position are as follows: Ph.D. with a background studying any aspect of RNA structure, regulation or function. Any relevant education, certifications and/or work experience may be considered.

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.The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Come join us!



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