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Posted: Wednesday, September 15th, 2021
JOB TITLE: Postdoctoral Associate (Bioethics Institute) (R100050155)
DEADLINE: Open Until Filled
LOCATION: University of Miami Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy
Miami, FL
CONTACT: Dr. Sergio Litewka, cc: Ana Bezanilla
EMAIL: slitewka@med.miami.edu, cc: ABezanil@med.miami.edu
TELEPHONE: 305-243-5723
DETAILS:

The Bioethics Institute at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting opportunity for a full time Postdoctoral Associate. The Postdoctoral Associate performs scientific research and studies under the supervision of managing staff. Moreover, the Postdoctoral Associate promotes institutional recognition through literal contributions to the scientific community.

About This Position

The Bioethics Institute at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, has an exciting opportunity for a full time Postdoctoral Associate. The Postdoctoral Associate performs scientific research and studies under the supervision of managing staff. Moreover, the Postdoctoral Associate promotes institutional recognition through literal contributions to the scientific community.

  • Conducts research, with (i) an emphasis on international aspects and (ii) attention to Big Data and Artificial Intelligence applications for biomedical research.

  • Investigates ethical challenges of computational decision support and prognostic scoring systems.

  • Develops and helps to develop innovative papers on ethical and legal issues related to the governance and use of Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and health electronic records.

  • Contributes to curriculum development, in English and Spanish, for in-person and web-based courses on traditional and novel aspects of bioethics.

  • Assists in identifying and applying for external research support.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or other doctoral degree in a closely related field of study.

  • Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.

  • Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.

  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.

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 Miller 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.

Application link: https://umiami.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UMCareerStaff/job/Miami-FL/Postdoctoral-Associate–Bioethics-Institute-_R100050155-1

Job Status: Full time

Employee Type: Staff

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