No announcement yet.

Assistant Scientist, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Sanford Health Sioux Fall SD USA

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Assistant Scientist, Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Sanford Health Sioux Fall SD USA

    Job Title:
    Manager, Assistant Scientist | Sanford Research - Orthopedics and Sports Medicine | Sioux Falls

    City: Sioux Falls
    State: South Dakota
    Department : Macfadden Lab
    Job Schedule: Full Time
    Shift: Days
    Hours Per Shift: 8 hr
    The Environmental Influences on Health and Disease Research Group ( at Sanford Research in Sioux Falls SD, invite applications from researchers for a full time Assistant Scientist faculty position within Sanford Research with commensurate rank in the Sanford School of Medicine at The University of South Dakota. An historic $400 million gift by philanthropist Denny Sanford has allowed for expansion of biomedical sciences at Sanford Research, an energetic and collegial research community focused on numerous research areas including cancer, pediatrics, cellular therapies, genetics and orthopedics and sports medicine. We seek outstanding scientists with research programs that span all areas of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. Areas of expertise may include Cellular Therapies, Genetics, Medical Devices, Orthopedic Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering, Rehabilitation, and Surgical Robotics. Applicants should hold a PhD, MD or MD/PhD degree and complement the existing strengths and the 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. Significant institutional support, including modern laboratory space and state-of-the-art facilities, will be provided. In addition, a comprehensive compensation package will be tailored to the individual's qualifications.
    Plans, coordinates, implements and conducts independent scientific research including complex laboratory testing, experiments and analysis following established protocols. Provides leadership and supervision in an assigned research area. Analyzes and evaluates findings. Organizes and conceptualizes ideas leading to proposals. Writes technical summaries and publications. Prepares and makes formal presentations of research results. Is considered the principal investigator on grants. Is established as co-author or senior author of proposals, journal articles and technical reports. High level of knowledge in scientific research processes, procedures, and objectives. Must possess ability to implement experiments in the subject discipline with the ability to trouble shoot issues. Good knowledge of the principles and techniques of the subject discipline required. Possesses ability to run complex pieces of equipment requiring advanced specialized training. Must possess knowledge of modern research methods, data collection and analysis. Must have significant experience in analyzing and evaluating data. General level of knowledge of project management, decision-making, and analytical skills. Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to work collaboratively with a research group or team.
    Sanford Research is a multi-site institution and occasional local travel between sites may be required.
    Requires a doctorate degree in a clinical, health, or life science field. Post-doctoral experience in related subject field of study is favorable. Equivalent to Assistant Professor. Competitive publication record for rank and discipline. Selected from national applicant pool or known to be nationally competitive. Management experience is highly recommended.
    About Sanford Health:
    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.
    The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.
    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 1-877-243-1372 or send an email to .
    In compliance with federal law requiring employers to verify new employees' U.S. employment eligibility, Sanford participates in E-Verify. To learn more click here for English Version at or here for Spanish Version at .
    City: Sioux Falls
    State: South Dakota
    Job Function: Research
    Job Schedule: Full Time
    Shift: Days
    Req Number: req11750

    Lisa MacFadden, Ph.D.
    Director – Sanford Sports Science Institute and Sanford Orthopedic Research, Sanford Health
    Assistant Professor – Departments of Surgery, Pediatrics and Basic Biological Sciences, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
    Assistant Scientist – Environmental Influences on Health & Disease Group, Sanford Research
    Adjunct Processor – Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of South Dakota
    Sanford Fieldhouse, 2215 W Pentagon Place, Sioux Falls, SD 57107
    Direct: (605) 312-7871 | Cell: (585) 315-6917