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Educational Faculty - Basic Biomedical Sciences

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title Educational Faculty - Basic Biomedical Sciences
Posting Number F00034P
Department USD-Dean of the Medical School - BBS
Physical Location of Position (City) Vermillion
Posting Text

The Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences at the University of South Dakota’s Sanford School of Medicine invites applications for a term educational track faculty position. Applicants should hold a terminal degree (e.g., PhD in a relevant basic sciences area, MD, DO, PharmD). Primary responsibility will be teaching medical, professional, graduate, and undergraduate students. We are seeking highly qualified persons with demonstrated experience teaching in the areas of endocrinology and reproductive biology, human anatomy, or pharmacology at the graduate/professional level. State-funded salary commensurate with experience and state-of-the-art educational facilities in the Lee Medical Science Building (Vermillion, SD) will be provided. Application should include a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a current curriculum vitae/resume showing teaching experience, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of three references that can specifically comment on the applicant’s teaching abilities. All materials are sent to The University of South Dakota’s online employment website at Review of application will begin November 17, 2017 and continue until position is filled. The Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE

Posting Date 10/26/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 11/17/2017
Advertised Salary Competitive and Commensurate with Rank, Qualifications, and Experience
Duration of the Term 12 months
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Appointment Percent 100%
Tenure Status Term
Proposed Rank Instructor
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

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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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Reference List
Optional Documents
  1. Graduate Transcripts
  2. Doctoral Transcripts