Assistant Scientist in Biomedical Research, Sanford Research

Assistant Scientist in Biomedical Research, Sanford Research

Sanford Research invites applications for full-time faculty at the rank   of Assistant Scientist within Sanford Research in Sioux Falls, SD, with commensurate rank of Assistant Professor at the Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota. Sanford Research is the non-profit research branch under Sanford Health.

We seek outstanding scientists with research programs that span areas of biomedical research including but not limited to: genetics and genomics, pediatrics and rare diseases, stem cell biology, diabetes, or environmental influences of diseases. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to   become a project leader on the NIH-funded Center for Pediatric Research CoBRE which focuses on key regulators of cellular pliancy that contribute to the developmental origins of pediatric disorders. Significant institutional support, including modern laboratory space and state-of-the-art facilities will be provided. A comprehensive benefit package will be tailored to the candidate’s qualifications.     .


Applicants should hold a PhD, MD or MD/PhD degree and complement the existing strengths and 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.


Sanford Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants should submit a single PDF that includes: 1) detailed curriculum vitae, 2) description of research experience and future research plans with details on relevance of their research to genetics and genomics, pediatrics  and rare diseases, stem cell biology, diabetes, or environmental influence of diseases, and 3) three letters of recommendation. If any of the information above is missing, the submission will not be considered. Submit materials  via email to:

019036-00761 8/18