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Larkin University and its Colleges are an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the University’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.

Larkin University welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. Larkin University is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advance on the basis of merit within Larkin University.

College of Pharmacy

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics/Biopharmaceutics/Pharmacokinetics

Description:
Larkin University (LU) College of Pharmacy (COP) seeks a full-time (calendar year appointment) faculty member for the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the discipline of Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics, or Pharmacokinetics. The Faculty will have responsibilities in different aspects of academia including but not limited to didactic teaching, laboratory teaching of sterile and non-sterile compounding, research, student advising, and service to the institution and profession.

LUCOP currently maintains ACPE Candidate Status with application for full accreditation during the current cycle, with our second class graduating in May 2020. LUCOP’s Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program is very dynamic using an active-learning, integrated-block, three-year curriculum. Larkin University (www.ULarkin.org) is a private not-for-profit 501(c)(3) university. LU consists of the College of Pharmacy and the College of Biomedical Sciences. More information about the COP is available at: https://www.ularkin.org/pharmacy/

Major Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with the Dean and Department Chair in ensuring that the integrity of the University and the COP are in line with the founding principles, values, mission, and goals;
  • Ensure the development, furtherance, and improvement of curriculum and educational assessment tools;
  • Be available to teach assigned courses and subjects at an appointed time;
  • Develop and deliver elective courses, as needed, in specialty area of choice;
  • Work with Department Chair to formulate a strategy to develop and sustain research program in a specialty area;
  • Seek research independence by submitting grants for extramural funding;
  • Maintain a productive output of scholarly contributions, such as peer-reviewed publications in scientific journals;
  • Disseminate knowledge by scholarly presentation at appropriate scientific and academic platforms;
  • Assist in activities related to accreditation by various national, regional, state and other accreditation and regulatory agencies;
  • Serve on various committees of COP/University;
  • Ensure mentoring of students;
  • Represent the Department, College and University to external institutions, organizations and agencies;
  • Ensure compliance with all LU policies and procedures;
  • Promote safe working conditions and procedures in the Department;
  • Promote collegiality, professional and ethical behaviors;
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Chair or Dean

Job Requirements:
The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutics, Industrial Pharmacy, Biopharmaceutics, Pharmacokinetics, or closely related areas. This position is open to all candidates authorized to work in the United States.

How to Apply: 
Interested candidates should submit a single PDF document, via e-mail to the contact below, which includes the following components in this order: 1) a letter of interest; 2) current curriculum vitae; 3) teaching philosophy; 4) concise future research plan (without extensive elaboration of previous work); 5) names and contact information for at least three professional references (no references will be contacted without candidate’s prior authorization).

Subrata Deb, B.Pharm., Ph.D.
Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
College of Pharmacy, Larkin University
18301 N. Miami Avenue, Miami, FL 33169
Phone: 305-760-7479
E-mail: sdeb@myularkin.org

The position is available now and will remain open until filled. Application review process will start immediately and interviews for the position are expected to begin as soon as possible. Larkin University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

College of Biomedical Sciences

Job Title: Research Faculty position in Bioinformatics and Data Science

Type: 1 year contract, Full-time, Exempt Status, Salaried, extension possible
Post Date: 5/29/2020
Position Available Date: immediately
Location: Miami Gardens, Florida
Salary Range:  This is a full-time position with full benefits and annual, holiday and sick leave. Competitive salary commensurate to experience.
Position Reports to: Dean of the College of Biomedical Sciences

Description:
Larkin University is a private non-profit university established in 2013 with a strong research focus in Biomedical Sciences, Pharmacy and related Health Sciences. Larkin University conducts basic as well as clinical and translational research within its mission of serving the health care needs of our communities and nation. The College of Biomedical Sciences is accepting applications for an Endowed Research Faculty position in Bioinformatics. We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a strong background in bioinformatics, experimental data analysis, and deployment of novel NGS assays and bioinformatics methods through analytical validation into clinical environments. The successful candidate will also build high performance computing (HPC) core that will facilitate data analysis. The role involves working across multiple development projects, building robust infrastructure for bioinformatics analysis, informing assay development and troubleshooting with insights generated from analysis of experimental data, determining reagent, assay and bioinformatics algorithmic capability, structuring analytical validation and maintain data analysis pipelines. The leader will also support research capabilities attend and present at research conferences and implement cutting edge solutions. The position will also play a crucial role in implementing data science into the curricula offered at Larkin University.

Responsibilities:
• To develop specific research objectives, undertake research and evaluate outcomes. Plan, coordinate and implement the research program in accordance with University strategy, policy and procedures and the endowment requirements.
• Manage experimental data analysis in assay development, troubleshooting, and sustaining support of existing products;
• Interact with Vendors and companies for implementing software solutions;
• Define vision for generating insights from experimental data analysis for both assay improvement and bioinformatics pipeline improvement, defining assay and bioinformatics capabilities, structuring validation and reporting
• Will support research capabilities to provide bioinformatics support for new assays, analysis methods, and pipelines;
• Develop a world-class computational analysis biology and bioinformatics team.
• Writing or contributing to publications or disseminating research findings using media appropriate to the discipline
• Make presentations at conferences or exhibit work at other appropriate events,
• Assess, interpret and evaluate outcomes of research.
• Develop new concepts and ideas to extend intellectual understanding.
• Resolve problems of meeting research objectives and deadlines.
• Develop ideas for application of research outcomes
• Contribute to learning and teaching programs within and outside the University and supervise graduate research students.
• Collaborate actively within the University and externally to complete research projects and advance thinking.
• Participate in and develop external networks, and build relationships for future activities.
• Routinely communicate complex and conceptual ideas to those with limited knowledge as well as to peers using high level skills and a range of media.
• Present results of scientific research at conferences
• Develop productive working relationships with other members of faculty and staff.

Minimum Requirements:
• M.S. or PhD in bioinformatics or computational biology.
• 10+ years of experience with Bioinformatics data analysis, CLIA lab support and genomics medicine research; 3-5 years’ of experience managing people and projects at an intersection of bioinformatics and assay development for clinical products;
• Demonstrated experience in developing methods for analysis of experimental data in genomics and Next Generation Sequencing, with broad knowledge of bioinformatics algorithms, tools, and statistical methods;
• Strong knowledge of statistics and computational biology algorithms for genomic analysis (including statistical methods employed in analytical validation) and cancer genomics (alignment, variant calling, general multivariate statistical inference);
• Possess sufficient specialist knowledge in the discipline to develop research, programs and methodologies.
• Evidence of published research in the subject area
• Experience of teaching and mentoring at graduate level.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Able to communicate complex and conceptual ideas to a range of groups.
• Evidence of the ability to collaborate actively within the University and externally to complete research projects and advance thinking.
• Able to participate in and develop external networks.

Advantage if you have:
• Experience in managing NGS based products in CLIA/CAP labs and IVD environment, including FDA interaction and strategy development.
• Experience in oncology NGS applications
• Experience with scalable software development practices and all phases of the software development life cycle (design, implementation, testing, release, branching, etc.);Good proficiency with scripting and statistical applications such as Python, R;
• Experience leading bioinformatics at a Cancer Center/Lab a plus

Benefits Include:
• Competitive Salary
• Medical, Dental, and Disability Insurance
• Vacation and sick days according to the current university policy
• Retirement – 403B with matching program after 1 year

Qualified applicants are required to send a single PDF document consisting of a letter of interest, curriculum vitae/resume, and names and contact information of three professional references. References will only be contacted for final candidates. Applicant review will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Submit required documentation to:

Dr. Marti Echols
Dean of the College of Biomedical Sciences
Larkin University, College of Biomedical Sciences
mechols@myularkin.org

EOE statement
Larkin University and its Colleges are an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the University’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors, except where otherwise provided by law.

Larkin University welcomes and encourages applications from persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis. Larkin University is firmly committed to satisfying its affirmative obligations under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to ensure that persons with disabilities have every opportunity to be hired and advance on the basis of merit within Larkin University.
A criminal background check and drug screening are required for this position.

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University Staff

Job Title –Janitor/ Custodian
Job Type – Full Time
Location – Miami Gardens, Florida
Anticipated Start Date – Available Now
Position Reports to – Facilities Manager
$12 per hour

This announcement will CLOSE on the day that 100 applicants have applied or at 11:59 pm EST on the set close date - whichever comes first.

Your complete Application Package containing all required documents must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on the day the announcement receives 100 applications. It is much to your benefit to apply early to ensure you are among the first 100 applicants - as this announcement is likely to close PRIOR to the set close date.

Applicant Must 
  • Speak English
  • Have a car and a phone
  • Have flexibility in schedule
Larkin University (LU) do not only need to appear clean to form a good impression; since there are Students involved, LU need to be clean to ward off the danger of diseases.

LU Janitors need to constantly clean and sanitizing the facilities. Janitors are responsible for maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and maintenance around the Campus.

Janitor Duties shall include but are not limited to the following
  • Clean bathroom basins and sink
  • Scrub taps and refill toilet dispensers
  • Refill paper towels on towel stands
  • Replenish liquid soap and hand sanitizer in dispenser
  • Wipe and wash floors using appropriate cleaners and disinfectants
  • Clean and polish mirrors and wipe any residual paintwork
  • Empty trash bins and place them in recycling receptacles
  • Vacuum rugs and carpets and remove stains using brushes and cleaners
  • Dust and mop hard flooring using appropriate cleaning devices such as brooms and mops
  • Clean and dust furniture such as desks and chairs
  • Wipe down grubby hand marks and sanitize floors
  • Empty trash bins and clean / wash bins on a regular basis
  • Remove marks from doors and windows
  • Clean telephones and extension phones
  • Clean and polish brass fixtures and fittings such as lights and doorknobs
  • Dust and wipe skirting, pipes and window ledges
  • Sweep driveways and parking areas and clear them of dangerous or unsightly debris
  • Clear grounds of hazardous materials and empty grounds trash bins

Physical Requirements: The work is sedentary but does require frequent walking or standing for short periods or carrying light loads of papers, book, or reports that do not require special physical demands. Light Lifting (under 15 lbs); Light Carrying (under 15 lbs); Reaching above shoulder; Use of fingers; Both hands required; Walking (up to 3 hours); Standing (up to 3 hours); Repeated bending (up to 1 hour); Ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; Hearing (aid permitted).

You may qualify based on your experience as described below:

Experience in two or more of the following areas, or other work related to Housekeeping;
  • Experience that demonstrated a practical working knowledge of the basic principles of chemistry, biology, and bacteriology as applied to environmental sanitation, infection control, and to the choice and use of antimicrobial agents in the disinfection, sanitization, and/or sterilization of surfaces and equipment.
  • Experience in laundry and linen management.
  • Experience that demonstrated a knowledge of waste management, including the requirements relating to hazardous, toxic, and infectious wastes and provisions for their final disposition.
  • Experience that demonstrated a knowledge of pest management, including alternative methods of control and the selection and application of chemicals.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday

Virtual: This is not a virtual position.

How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

IN DESCRIBING YOUR EXPERIENCE, PLEASE BE CLEAR AND SPECIFIC. WE WILL NOT MAKE ASSUMPTIONS REGARDING YOUR EXPERIENCE

Benefits:
LU provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package.

Conditions of Employment
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent resident or possess a valid work permit to apply for this job
  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required
  • You will be required to serve a probationary period of 90 days
  • Subject to background/security investigation
  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an on boarding process

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