Assistant Scientist/Professor

Sanford Health
Sioux Falls, South Dakota (US)
September 14 2017
Organization Type

Assistant Scientist/Professor
Cancer Biology Group

The Cancer Biology Group ( at Sanford Research in Sioux Falls SD, invite applications from researchers for full time faculty at the rank of Assistant Scientist within Sanford Research with commensurate rank of Assistant Professor in the Sanford School of Medicine at The University of South Dakota. An historic $400 million gift by philanthropist Denny Sanford has allowed for expansion of biomedical sciences at Sanford Research, an energetic and collegial research community focused on cancer and pediatric research.

We seek outstanding scientists with research programs that span all areas of cancer research, especially those relevant to cancer immunology or immunotherapy. The successful candidate will be provided the opportunity to become a project leader on the NIH-funded Cancer Biology CoBRE Significant institutional support, including modern laboratory space and state-of-the-art facilities, will be provided. In addition, a comprehensive compensation package will be tailored to the individual’s qualifications.

Applicants should hold a PhD, MD or MD/PhD degree and complement the existing strengths and the interdisciplinary and collaborative nature of Sanford Research. Physician Scientists are encouraged to apply. Candidates will be expected to develop independent research programs and secure extramural funding.

Candidates should submit the following:

• A single PDF including a detailed curriculum vitae.

• Description of research experience and future research plans with specific details on the relevance of their research to cancer biology and/or cancer immunology.

• Three letters of recommendation. 


Applicants lacking any of these components will not be considered. Sanford Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

All application materials should be sent by email to: Email:; Faculty Recruitment Committee; Sanford Research; 2301 E. 60th Street North, Sioux Falls, SD  57104; Telephone:  605-312-6004.