Assistant Scientist/Professor in Rare Disease 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 impacting rare diseases. This could include, but is not limited to, understanding the underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms of rare diseases, using animal models to understand disease progression and design therapeutic interventions, and developing new therapeutic approaches to treat 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. Successful candidates will join a collaborative team with a well-established infrastructure in rare disease research and faculty mentorship. In addition, successful candidates will have to opportunity to partner with the Coordination of Rare Diseases at Sanford (CoRDS) international rare disease patient registry whose mission is to facilitate the advancement of rare disease research.
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 specific details on the relevance of their research to relevance of their research to rare diseases, and 3) three letters of recommendation. Submit materials via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 47 medical centers, 2,800 physicians, over 220,000 Sanford Health Plan members, more than 200 Good Samaritan Society senior care locations, and World Clinics in 8 countries. Over $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have transformed how Sanford Health improves the human condition.