Assistant/Associate Professor in Pharmacology

Fargo, North Dakota
August 29 2018
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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 16, 2019. 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 and effective written and oral communication skills. Preference will be given to applicants with training and research expertise in broad aspects of pharmacology with a documented record of success in obtaining extramural funding and/or current funding as principal investigator. 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.  A highly competitive salary and a start-up package will be provided commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Currently, the fast growing department has 14 faculty members, 30 doctoral students and 8 post-doctoral fellows/research associates, and participates in an 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 University can be obtained at


Application deadline is November 7th, 2018, or thereafter until the position is filled. Submit electronically resume, description of research interests and future plans, statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information of three references to, For further information, please contact: Dr. Sathish Venkatachalem, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, email: or 701-231-6371.




NDSU is an equal opportunity institution. Women and traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.