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Employer: Sanford Research
Located in: Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Degree Required: PhD
The Behavioral Science Group (http://www.sanfordresearch.
org/researchcenters/) at Sanford Research in Sioux Falls SD, invite applications from researchers for full time faculty at the rank of Assistant Scientist within Sanford Research with commensurate rank of Assistant Professor in the Sanford School of Medicine at The University of South Dakota. An historic $400 million gift by philanthropist Denny Sanford has allowed for expansion of biomedical sciences at Sanford Research, an energetic, collegial, and interdisciplinary research community. We seek outstanding scientists with research programs that span all areas of behavioral sciences, especially those relevant to population health research. Focus areas may include (but are not limited to): health services research, epidemiology, rural health, health disparities, or prevention science. Examples of areas of research interest include (but are not limited to): advocacy to decrease health disparities, policy making to address health disparities, improving health outcomes of populations in need, implementing cost effective strategies to address health disparities, leadership strategies to impact safety, cost, and clinical outcomes, executing educational approaches to improve clinical decision making and evidence-based practice, and developing practice guidelines for implementation. As one of the largest rural health care providers in the US, Sanford is particularly interested in population research as it pertains to rural populations. The successful candidate will be provided the opportunity to become a project leader on the NIH-funded Health Outcomes and Population Research CoBRE:
Qualifications: Applicants should hold a PhD, MD or MD/PhD degree, have a strong research track, and complement the existing strengths and the interdisciplinary and collaborative nature of Sanford Research. Physician Scientists are encouraged to apply. Candidates will be expected to develop independent research programs and secure extramural funding. Significant institutional support, including modern laboratory space and state-of-the-art facilities, will be provided. In addition, a comprehensive compensation package will be tailored to the individual's qualifications. Sanford Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Application: Candidates should submit a single PDF including a detailed curriculum vitae, description of research experience and future research plans with specific details on the relevance of their research to behavioral science and population health. Candidates should also submit at least three letters of recommendation. Incomplete candidate packages will not be accepted.
All application materials should be sent by email to:
Faculty Recruitment Committee
Sanford Research 2301 E. 60th Street North, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Posted on 01/23/2019
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