PUCL Job#1173 - Staff Scientist Sioux Falls, SD (Posted April 3, 2018)

Staff Scientist – Sanford Research Flow Cytometry Core – Req 17672

Sioux Falls, South Dakota

JOB SUMMARY:  Performs independent scientific research including complex laboratory testing, experiments and analysis following established protocols. Designs and develops research objectives for experimentation. Analyzes and evaluates findings. Assists in completion of grant applications and other regulatory documents. Writes technical summaries and co-authors articles for publication. Prepares and makes formal presentations of research results. Typically works under broad direction of principal investigator. 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. Required publications and funding upon appointment is minimal.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:  Documented hands-on experience and deep knowledge of basic and advanced Flow Cytometry methods and techniques, including proficiency in operating multi-color flow analyzers and sorters, is required. Prior experience with Flow-Jo and/or CellQuest software packages is essential. Sanford Research is a multi-site institution and occasional local travel between sites may be required.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Requires a doctorate degree in a clinical, health, or life science field plus a minimum of three years post-doctoral experience in related subject field of study. Equivalent to Instructor. Management experience is highly recommended.

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