Post-Doctoral Associate
University of Miami

Coral Gables, Florida

Posted in Education and Training

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The Physical Therapy Department at University of Miami has an exciting opportunity for a Post Doctoral Associate.


The Post Doctoral Associate (N) performs scientific research and studies under the supervision of managing staff. Moreover, the Post Doctoral Associate (N) promotes institutional recognition through literal contributions to the scientific community.


  • 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.



MD or Ph.D. in relevant field


No prior experience required

Knowledge, Skills, and 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.


Department Specific Functions

The Department of Physical Therapy is looking to hire a Post-Doctoral Associate to assist for a limited funded Department of Defense (DoD) grant. The Post-Doctoral Associate will plan, coordinate, direct and evaluate the research activities in this study. This position is a restricted position and is contingent upon grant funding for continuing employment.

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for the following responsibilities:
  • Managing the day-to-day operations of the project under the guidance of study the Lead/Co-Investigator and Principal Investigator.
  • Assist in subject recruitment including, but not limited to identifying and scheduling participants for the study.
  • Collection and analysis of participant data and assist in dissemination of project results.
  • Supervision and train Graduate Research Assistants (GRAs).
  • Assisting with additional research activities including maintaining Human Subjects approvals and coordinating with the Research Study Coordinator.
  • Prepares research reports and technical papers for publishing.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

Department Specific Qualifications

  • Student Physical Therapist (SPT), Physical Therapist (PT) or Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)


No prior experience required

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.

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