Sanford Health Research Specialist 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
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 glassware, counter tops, and 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.
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.
Research specialist in the laboratory of Dr. Alexei Savinov MD, PhD. Studies of Savinov lab are focused on molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes. We are poised at identification of immune abnormalities that trigger initiation and progression of aggressive autoimmune attack that leads to clinical diabetes. Familiarity with basic laboratory techniques id required. Experience with immunological techniques such as Flow cytometry and CYTOF are preferred.
BS in life science field is required, MS preferred.
Demonstrated prior experience and competence in research a environment is required, as are familiarity with cell culture, basic molecular biological and biochemical techniques. Knowledge of human and/or mouse immunology and immunological techniques is highly preferred.
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .
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Job Function: Research
Req Number: R-35395
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