Assistant Scientist/Professor in Biomedical Research

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Commensurate with experience
October 06 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
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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 addressing pediatric and/or rare diseases. This includes, but is not limited to, investigating developmental, cellular and molecular disease mechanisms, using animal models to understand disease progression and design therapeutic interventions, and developing new therapeutic approaches. Successful candidates will join a collaborative team with expertise spanning genetics and genomics, stem cell biology, cell signaling, developmental biology, and cancer biology as they pertain to pediatric and/or rare diseases. 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.


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 influences of diseases, and 3) list three references Sanford may contact. If any of the information above is missing, the submission will not be considered. Submit materials with subject line "Assistant Scientist" via email to:

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