Sanford Health Laboratory Technician - Kareta Lab in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Laboratory Technician | Kareta Lab | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : CHR COBRE Project 2 Yr5

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


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. 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 as needed and under supervision. Properly documents procedural actions as well as results. Analyzes and/or summarizes findings. Reviews and researches current literature as directed related to current research projects. Basic or general level knowledge of laboratory procedures required. Requires time management and organizational skills. Good communication and interpersonal skills are necessary.


Sanford Research is a multi-site institution and occasional local travel between sites may be required.


This posting is for a laboratory technician in the Kareta Lab (, a multidisciplinary team that investigates the role of some "stem cell" genes in cancer initiation. We combine classical cancer biology techniques including the use of animal and cell culture models with advanced genomics to discover new cancer mechanisms and guide future therapeutic development. Motivated individuals who work well in a team environment are encouraged to apply. Preferred skills include cell culture, biochemical and molecular biology techniques, and bioinformatics analysis.


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

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Research

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req20680