Assistant Scientist/Professor in Orthopedics

Sanford Health
Sioux Falls, South Dakota (US)
September 12 2019
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Assistant Scientist/Professor in Orthopedics, Sanford Research

Sanford Research invites applications for full-time faculty at the rank of Assistant Scientist in our Cellular Therapies and Stem Cell Biology group 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 interests in cartilage regeneration. Specifically, research into the understanding of chondrocyte biology as it pertains to a regenerative application in orthopedics. Significant institutional support, including modern laboratory space and state-of-the-art facilities will be provided. A comprehensive benefits package will be tailored to the candidate’s qualifications.

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.

Application: 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 cartilage regeneration in orthopedics, 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:

About Sanford Health: Sanford Health, one of the largest health systems in the United States, is dedicated to the integrated delivery of health care, genomic medicine, senior care and services, global clinics, research and affordable insurance. Headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the organization includes 44 hospitals, 1,400 physicians and more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations in 26 states and nine countries. Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have transformed how Sanford Health improves the human condition.