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Sanford Health Research Specialist - Vermeer Lab in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Research Specialist | Vermeer Lab | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Department : Administration Indirect CB - Assistant Scientist Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Performs non-complex to moderately-complex laboratory testing, experiments and analyses following established protocols. Performs research through experimentation and appropriate literature.

Responsible for compiling and analyzing data and writing reports. Maintains carefully written and stored records about progress and process of research and presents data at weekly lab meetings.

Participates in the development of protocols, revisions, amendments and monitor plan and scope. Maintains records of research. Compile and analyze data. Make figures and graphs to represent data. Presents results to research group.

Responsible for regulatory record keeping and training. Must coordinate and supervise use of shared equipment and facilities including generation of standard operating procedures when required. Supervises maintenance and servicing of research center shared equipment and facilities.

Participates in regular meetings with other research staff to resolve issues related to purchasing, lab infrastructure, facility status, lab/office logistical functions and intra-research center cooperation. Management of shared space to accommodate needs of all labs.

Required to serve as a representative of research interests and needs on multi-research center committees, panels and groups.

Oversees the daily administrative responsibilities of the lab, and may be required to supervise students, interns or other technical staff.


Applies established organizational practices in budgeting. Analyze laboratory findings to check the accuracy of the results. Supervise or instruct other technicians or laboratory assistants. Speaks/writes using correct language, mechanics, and gestures. Receives and stores laboratory supplies; sets order limits and calculates replenishment orders. Productively balances speed and accuracy. Operates and calibrates equipment in multiple and diverse laboratory environments. Monitors environmental, safety and equipment requirements and conditions. Develops and demonstrates an extensive knowledge base and best practice on how to troubleshoot non-recurring and performance-related problems. Designs policies and standards for a function or department. Consults on issues and considerations for using different types of research approaches. Champions behaviors that inspire cohesiveness and move the organization to reach a vision.



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

Minimum of two years of related experience preferred. Leadership and/or management experience 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.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: SD

Job Function: Research

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD11841