Assistant Scientist/Professor

Faculty Position in Diabetes Research

The Diabetes Research Group ( at Sanford Research in Sioux Falls SD, invite applications from researchers for full time faculty within Sanford Research with commensurate rank 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 on translational or preclinical studies on type-I diabetes. Areas of expertise may include beta cell regeneration, regulation of autoimmunity or modalities for early detection of type-I diabetes.

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 as a single PDF file:

• A detailed curriculum vitae.

• Description of research experience and future research plans with specific details on the relevance of their research to type-I diabetes. 

• 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: Faculty Recruitment Committee, Sanford Research, 2301 E. 60th Street North, Sioux Falls, SD  57104; Telephone: 605-312-6004; Email: