Assistant Professor

UND, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, North Dakota (US)
$85,000-$90,000 per year + benefits
May 17 2017
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Full Time
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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA, Assistant Professor, Position 00017769 

Applications are invited for a full time tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. Areas of interest for the Department and for the position include host pathogen interactions especially individuals investigating molecular and/or cellular aspects of immunological processes; bacterial or viral pathogenesis; or cellular microbiology. Applicants must have a Ph.D, or MD/Ph.D. degree in immunological, microbiological or related biomedical sciences, strong publication record, an independent research program in the area that complements the focus of the Department. Preference will be given to individuals that have successfully received extramural funding.

The candidate will also be expected to actively collaborate with other faculty members, and interact with staff and students across campus. He/she will contribute to the mission of the Biomedical Sciences Department, will participate in teaching, and function as an active member of the Department, the Medical School and the University. The candidate will also participate in a nationally recognized patient-centered learning Medical School curriculum as well as teach in a graduate program that offers M.S., Ph.D. and M.D./Ph.D. degrees. The successful candidate will enjoy access to a modern animal facility, flow cytometry and cell sorter facility, computational biology network, bioinformatics, light, electron and confocal fluorescence microscopy facility, and a proteomics/mass spectrometry core facility. The University of North Dakota has approximately 14,000 students and is located in Grand Forks, a family-friendly community with excellent public schools and many cultural, recreational and sporting activities. Further information on the School and local area can be found at and

Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing their research and teaching experience, curriculum vitae and the addresses of three references to: Jennifer Hershey Att: Search Committee Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, 1301 N Columbia Road Stop 9037, Grand Forks, ND  58202-9037 or via email to  Please reference job title in the email subject line.

The University of North Dakota is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.  Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status on the form found at  This information will remain confidential and separate from your application.

This position is subject to a criminal history record check. 

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the University of North Dakota publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report.  The report includes the university’s policies, procedures, and programs concerning safety and security, as well as three years’ of crime statistics for our campus.  As a prospective employee, you are entitled to a copy of this report.  The report and statistical data can be found online at .  You may also request a paper copy of the report from the UND Police Department located at 3851 Campus Road, Grand Forks, ND, 58202.

North Dakota veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date.  Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability (less than one year old) from the Veterans’ Administration.   Please upload the DD-214 and other veterans’ preference qualifying documentation through the form found at

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