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Assistant or Associate Professor—Infectious Diseases

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title Assistant or Associate Professor—Infectious Diseases
Posting Number F00089P
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 tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Applicants must have a terminal degree (Ph.D. and/or M.D.) in a relevant area and at least two years of post-doctoral experience. Candidates with innovative research programs in microbiology, immunology, virology, or the microbiome are invited to apply (see for a complete list of faculty within the Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences). Successful candidates will be expected to develop independent, externally funded research, participate in teaching graduate or medical students, and provide service to the Division, School of Medicine and University of South Dakota. 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. To apply, submit a curriculum vitae, a summary of past research and teaching experience (including experience teaching students from diverse backgrounds), a statement of research interests and future plans, teaching interests, and the names of three references. The Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences is committed to increase the diversity of the campus community. Candidates that have experience is 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. All materials should be posted to The University of South Dakota online employment website at Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2018 and continue until position is filled. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.

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Open Until Filled
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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
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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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  3. Reference List
  4. Doctoral Transcripts
  5. Other