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Research Assistant/Associate Professor, School of Nursing & Health Studies

University of Miami, School of Nursing and Health Studies
University of Miami, Miami
Posted Date
May 12, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Nursing
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Research Assistant/Associate Professor


The University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies in Coral Gables, Florida, is recognized as a world-class center for nursing and health studies education with a rich heritage dating back to 1948. The School invites applicants to fill a fulltime Research Assistant or Research Associate Professor position. The minimum requirements for positions are listed below. This position provides an outstanding opportunity to lead collaborative work with researchers in the field of nursing, health sciences, public health, and bio-behavioral health.  Miami metropolitan area provides unparalleled access to a diverse population for research activities.

The selected individual must have a strong background and experience in advanced biostatistics to collaborate closely with tenured and tenure-track faculty to support grant and manuscript submissions that advance the research mission of the school. The candidate will work with the Associate Dean for the Research office to lead biostatistical writing plan and reviews for grants. Additionally, the selected individual will be encouraged to continue developing their own program of research focused on advancing biostatistical approaches to address issues related to health equity and health disparities.

Candidates should have:

Strong teamwork skills and statistical leadership skills. Strong experience with statistical support and consultation, especially relevant to NIH grant submission and management. Collaborate with other faculty to obtain research funding for trans-disciplinary research. Submit NIH grants as biostatistician or PI in topics related to health equity and health disparities and/or statistical advancements. Present research findings at professional meetings in local communities, nationally, and across the globe. Publish seminal research findings in refereed, high impact, peer-reviewed journals.


  • PhD degree with specific graduate training in biostatistics or a related field
  • Advanced skills and experience with statistical epidemiology (cohort studies), intervention studies, and (if possible) molecular epidemiology (epigenetics and genetics)
  • Advanced skills in data management and statistical analysis
  • Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
  • Experience collaborating with nurses in NIH grant submission.
  • Strong programing skills, especially with R and SAS.
  • Experience working with cluster computing servers.
  • Committed to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace.
  • Evidence of high-impact publications where the candidate has served as the biostatistician or lead researcher.
  • Evidence of being able to secure grant funding to support a program of research.
  • Ability to work in a large team to assist in the development of major NIH grants.  
  • Effective oral and written communication skills including presentations at scientific meetings, and a significant publication record in peer-reviewed high impact journals.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead innovative research projects to successful conclusions.
  • Experience mentoring graduate students and supervising senior research staff.

Please apply using the link below or searching the reference number R100064305 in the UM Career Website.

If you have any questions please email Vanessa Enrizo at


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