**Job Title:** Research Assistant | Neurology | Fargo **City:** Fargo **State:** North Dakota **Department** **:** Neurology-PBB **Job Schedule:** Full Time **Shift:** Days **Hours Per Shift:** 8 hr **JOB SUMMARY** Under specific direction, assists other research invbestigators by performing basic 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. Properly documents procedural actions as well as results. Reads current literature as directed by senior research investigator(s). Possesses a basic level knowledge of laboratory procedures. Works under close supervision of more senior researchers with little or no latitude for independent judgment. Demonstrates time management and organizational skills. Exhibits good communication and interpersonal skills. Possesses a working knowledge and use of basic computer programs, such as MSWord and Excel. **POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES** Adapts documents and presentations for the intended audience. Coaches others on leveraging their strengths in one environment and applying them to another. Communicates effectively with diverse audiences, using appropriate media and language. Contributes as a member on a variety of teams. Demonstrates the ability to maintain focus on a regular basis and to promote habits that improve focus. Describes the impact of the organization on the community and the environment. Influences key individuals inside and outside own group and earns their respect. Maintains sense of commitment to success, personal achievement and satisfaction. Marks progress toward achieving the vision at key milestones and special events. Plans, estimates, staffs, organizes and monitors a set of projects within a program. Shifts focus among several efforts as required by changing priorities. Works with capital budgets, operating budgets and cash budgets. **DEPARTMENT DETAILS** Additional department details are not required at this time. **QUALIFICATIONS** High school diploma or equivalent required. Six months to a year of related research experience preferred. **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. Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org . In compliance with federal law requiring employers to verify new employees' U.S. employment eligibility, Sanford participates in E-Verify. To learn more click here for English Version at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterEnglish.pdf or here for Spanish Version at https://e-verify.uscis.gov/emp/media/resourcesContents/EverifyPosterSpanish.pdf . **City:** Fargo **State:** North Dakota **Job Function:** Research **Job Schedule:** Full Time **Shift:** Days **Req Number:** req26333
About Sanford Research
Sanford Research is a non-profit research organization and is part of Sanford Health, an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas. Sanford Health is one of the largest health systems in the nation with a presence in nine states and three countries. More than $600 million in gifts from Denny Sanford has provided for an expansion of research initiatives in type 1 diabetes, breast cancer and genomics in internal medicine.
With a team of more than 200 researchers, Sanford Research comprises several research centers, including Children’s Health Research, Edith Sanford Breast Center, Cancer Biology, Center for Health Outcomes and Prevention and Sanford Sports Science Institute.
Transformational gifts by Denny Sanford have provided for an expansion of children’s and research initiatives, specifically finding cures for type 1 diabetes and breast cancer, and has given us significant momentum in our goal of becoming one of the premiere research institutions in the United States and the world.
Innovation, discovery and passion drive our talented scientists, who are dedicated to finding cures, eradicating disease and improving the lives of people around the world through scientific breakthroughs.