Post-Doctoral Associate (Miami Health & Justice Lab)

University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida
Apr 15, 2021
Apr 18, 2021
Organization Type
*Job location: *Coral Gables, FL *Employment Type:* Full-time *Posted data:* 2021-03-26 *Req:* R100045801 *Current Employees:*If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click [here]($7248.htmld) to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this [tip sheet](*Transforming Lives*The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.The Post Doctoral Associate performs scientific research and studies under the supervision of managing staff. Moreover, the Post Doctoral Associate promotes institutional recognition through literal contributions to the scientific community.*CORE JOB FUNCTIONS** Conducts research on specific areas of study as assigned.* Prepares research reports and technical papers for publishing.* Investigates the feasibility of applying a wide variety of scientific principles and theories.* Maintains substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories.* Develops advanced analytical models and systems and provides solutions and analyses to support strategic and tactical decisions.* Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.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.*CORE JOB QUALIFICATIONS**Education:*Ph.D. or doctoral degree in social and behavioral sciences*Knowledge, Skills & Attitudes:** 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 Miami Health & Justice Lab **Specific Functions*The Miami Health & Justice Lab ([]( is hiring an NIH-funded one-year postdoc with an optional second year renewal. The postdoc will lead research efforts related to correctional health, including COVID-19 in prisons and jails, and PrEP use and HIV risk in community corrections. A quantitative background is required. Applicants with degrees in social and behavioral sciences are desired (e.g., sociology, public health, criminology, etc.). People with lived experience of incarceration and or people from marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.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.*Job Status:*Full time*Employee Type:*Staff*Pay Grade:*r5