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Job Title: Assistant Scientist - Population Health
Job Number: req9723
Organization: Sanford Health
Posted: 9/15/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Community Health
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Sioux Falls,  SD    USA
Position Description: 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.

Qualifications: 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.

Organization Description: Sanford Health is an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas. It is one of the largest health systems in the nation with 45 hospitals and 289 clinics in nine states and three countries. Sanford Health’s 28,000 employees, including 1,400 physicians, make it the largest employer in the Dakotas. Nearly $1 billion in gifts from philanthropist Denny Sanford have allowed for several initiatives, including global children's clinics, genomic medicine and specialized centers researching cures for type 1 diabetes, breast cancer and other diseases. For more information, visit

Sanford Health is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer.

Closing Date: 12/15/2017
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Contact Name: Amanda Estrada,  Assistant Scientist - Population Health
Contact Location:

Sioux Falls   SD  
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  Sioux Falls   SD  
Contact Phone: 605-312-9155 
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How to Apply: sd/assistant-scientist-population- health/5931AD5A3556466D8FFE735698044944/job/

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