Assistant or Associate Professor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title Assistant or Associate Professor
Posting Number F00010P
Department USD-Dean of the Medical School - BBS
Physical Location of Position (City) Vermillion
Posting Text

University of South Dakota
Sanford School of Medicine
Assistant or Associate Professor – Neuroscience

The Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences at the University of South Dakota’s Sanford School of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in Neuroscience or a related discipline and at least two years of post-doctoral experience. We seek an energetic, interactive and collaborative individual who employs genetic and/or neuroimaging expertise in human and/or animal subjects research to address questions in the areas of stress/trauma, substance abuse or brain injury. Applicant’s research area/s should be able to interact with those of other members of the university-wide Center for Brain and Behavior Research ( Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent, externally funded research program, participate in teaching graduate or medical students, and help grow USD’s neurobehavioral research community. Excellent start-up funds, state-funded salary commensurate with experience and state-of-the-art research facilities in the Lee Medical Science Building (Vermillion, SD) will be provided. Application should include curriculum vitae, a summary of past research and teaching experience, a statement research interests and future plans highlighting the relevance to the current job description, as well as the names of three references. All materials should be sent to The University of South Dakota online employment website at Review of applications will begin on April 6, 2018 and continue until position is filled. Women and individuals from diverse ethnic, religious, cultural, and social backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.

Posting Date 03/07/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 04/06/2018
Advertised Salary Competitive and Commensurate with Rank, Qualifications, and Experience
Duration of the Term 11 months
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Appointment Percent 100%
Tenure Status Tenure Track
Proposed Rank Assistant Professor
Work Hours
Typical Hours Worked Per Week 40
Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations
Affirmative Action Statement

The University of South Dakota is an equal opportunity employer.

Diversity Statement

The University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine values diversity and its essential role in achieving the educational, scholarship, and service missions of the school. Therefore, the medical school is committed to both recruitment and retention of students, residents, faculty, and staff who through their diversity enrich the learning environment and promote inclusive excellence. We recognize diversity as relating to race, ethnicity, creed, rural background, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, age, and disability. In addition, we value persons with broad life experiences, with records of service to disadvantaged populations, and with other attributes that may enhance the learning community. The medical school has chosen three areas of emphasis on diversity to enrich the learning environment and promote inclusive excellence: American Indians, rural, and gender.

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae