The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at North Dakota State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor, with appointment beginning on or after August 15, 2018. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in pharmacology, physiology, or closely related field, have at least two years of postdoctoral experience with a strong record of scholarship, and possess good interpersonal skills with effective written and oral communication skills. Preference will be given to applicants with training and research expertise in broad aspects of pharmacology with scientific interest in Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Diabetes, Obesity and related comorbidities, Microbiome, and research areas that complement existing departmental strengths. Preference will be given to applicants who have been successful in obtaining extramural funding. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an externally funded research program, teach and mentor graduate students, and participate in team-taught pharmacology courses offered to professional pharmacy students.Â A highly competitive salary and a start-up package will be provided commensurate with qualifications and experience.Â Currently, the fast growing department has 13 faculty members, 30 doctoral students and six post-doctoral fellows/research associates, and participates in a NIH-funded ($11 million) Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in Pancreatic Cancer. Fargo is a rapidly growing city with renowned organizations such as Sanford Health, Microsoft Corp., and Deere & Company (John Deere). Additional information about the Department and the University can be obtained at www.ndsu.edu/pharmsci/.
Application deadline is February 28th, 2018, or thereafter until the position is filled. Applicants should submit electronically resume, description of research interests and future plans, statement of teaching philosophy, and names with contact information of three references to http://jobs.ndsu.edu/postings/8909. For further information please contact: Dr. Yagna Jarajapu, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, e-mail: Yagna.Jarajapu@ndsu.edu or 701-231-8843.
NDSU is an equal opportunity institution. Women and traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.