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

Job Title: Associate Research Specialist | Vitiello Lab | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : R01 Thioredoxin Vitiello

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Entry level positon for a candidate with limited or no laboratory research experience. 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 as directed. 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 under the direction of a senior researcher. Properly documents procedural actions as well as results. Analyzes and/or summarizes findings. Reviews and researches current literature as directed by senior research investigator(s) related to current research projects.


Demonstrates the ability to work according to established norms and processes. Documents defective equipment and reports it to an appropriate supervisor. Examines laboratory sample collection, handling and analyzation procedures. Identifies key sources of information for basic research data. Identifies the key features and functions of laboratory equipment. Operates and calibrates equipment in a basic laboratory environment. Participates in interpreting research results and reports. Set up, maintain, calibrate, clean, and test sterility of medical laboratory equipment. Speaks/writes using correct language, mechanics, and gestures.


Additional department details are not required at this time.


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

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Research

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req26809