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Sanford Health Associate Research Specialist | Cellular & Stem Cell in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Sanford Center Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00

Job Summary

Entry level position for a candidate with limited laboratory research experience. Assists other research investigators by performing non-complex research and experimentation following established protocols. Performs routine lab and equipment maintenance, such as cleaning glassware, counter tops and equipment. May be responsible for calibration of instruments. Sets up and operates various scientific apparatus. Assists with research projects as directed. Makes intellectual contributions to current research activities and contributes to the design of experiments and new techniques. Prepares and weighs samples for testing and analysis. Conducts tests, assays and other protocols under the direction of a senior researcher. Properly documents procedural actions as well as results. Analyzes and/or summarizes findings. Reviews and researches current literature as directed by senior research investigator(s) related to current research projects.

Department Details

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

Candidate must have at minimum a Bachelors degree in a biomedical or biomedical-related field (e.g., biochemistry, genetics, cell biology, molecular biology). Main responsibilities in the laboratory will include genotyping; establishment and maintenance of cultured cell lines; preparation of cell or animal samples for imaging, biochemical and genomic analyses; isolation and quantitation of DNA, RNA and protein; organizing and tracking laboratory inventory. Must be willing to perform tests, assays and procedures under direct supervision of a senior researcher, or independently, as required. Preferred that candidate have research experience, be a problem solver, and be willing to work with research animals.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a health or life science field required.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Job Function: Research
Req Number: R-31315
Featured: No

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