Sanford Health Research Specialist | Research - Chandrasekar Lab in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Facility: Sanford Center Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 2301 East 60th St N, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: 8 Hours - Day Shifts
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Assists other research investigators by performing non-complex research and experimentation following established protocols. Performs routine lab and equipment maintenance, such as cleaning equipment. May be responsible for calibration of instruments. Sets-up and operates various scientific apparatus. Assists with research projects. 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 as needed and under supervision.
Properly documents procedural actions as well as results. Analyzes and/or summarizes findings. Reviews and researches current literature as directed related to current research projects.
Basic or general knowledge of laboratory procedures required.
May be expected to perform more complex scientific techniques, such as isolate and maintain various cell types in culture, including stem cells and perform studies involving animal models.
May also be expected to know techniques specific to the research program.
As a multi-site institution, occasional local travel between sites may be required.
The Chandrasekar Lab at Sanford research focuses on understanding the role of actin cytoskeleton and associated molecular motor proteins in cellular transport pathways and transport related kidney disease.
We use a multifaceted approach involving animal models and cell biological and biochemical methods including advanced microscopy techniques. In addition, we develop novel tools to address outstanding scientific questions in the field of cytoskeletal research.
Bachelor's degree in a clinical, health or life science field required.
Demonstrated prior experience and competence in research a environment preferred.
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Job Function: Research
Req Number: R-31712
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