Postdoctoral Fellow/Staff Scientist

Postdoctoral Fellow/Staff Scientist

  • Sioux Falls, United States
Postdoctoral Fellow/Staff Scientist
Job description

Postdoctoral Fellow/Staff Scientist – Savinov Lab
A position at the level of Postdoctoral Fellow or Staff Scientist is available in the lab of Dr. Alexei Savinov for a motivated and ambitious candidate with a strong background in immunology and molecular biology. Projects in the lab are focused on identifying cellular and molecular mechanisms leading to type 1 diabetes that are suitable for intervention, developing corresponding therapeutic approaches, and rigorous preclinical testing of these approaches.

Doctoral degree in molecular or cell biology, immunology, cancer biology, or a related field is required. Previous documented research experience with molecular cloning and Flow Cytometry is essential. A strong publication record along with advanced experience with primary cell culture, immunological techniques (such as ELISA, ELISPOT, Luminex, or manipulations of immune cells), and/or multi-color flow cytometry, is preferred. Familiarity with generating/characterizing mouse models, retroviral transduction, and immunofluorescent microscopy is highly desirable.

Please send a CV, a cover letter and a list of three references to with the subject line “Postdoctoral Fellow - Savinov Lab”.

Learn more about the Savinov Lab.

About the employer

Sanford Research is a premier biomedical research institute in the Midwest. We conduct research to innovate healthcare through cutting edge science.


  • Support biomedical research across the research continuum
  • Have a diverse range of research interests
  • Cultivate future scientific innovators and promote community education

Our researchers are working to build the foundation for future treatments and driving evidence-based care.

Areas of Research
  • General Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Immunology