Assistant Professor

Vermillion, South Dakota
Commensurate with Experience
November 19 2020
Organization Type

Assistant Professor QE9852/QE9859

The Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences at the University of South Dakota’s Sanford School of Medicine invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. The Division has current strengths in Neuroscience, Cardiovascular Science, Protein Quality Control, Cancer Biology and Microbiology/Immunology. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. and at least two years of post-doctoral experience.

We seek energetic, interactive and collaborative individuals that would work closely with faculty within the Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences (

Applicants should demonstrate strong potential for developing an independent, translational and innovative research program that has or is likely to attract sustained extramural funding. In addition, the applicants should demonstrate a commitment to mentoring and teaching graduate, health sciences and/or medical students.

Excellent start-up funds, state-funded salary commensurate with experience and state-of-the-art research facilities in the Lee Medical Science Building will be provided.

The application should include a curriculum vitae, a summary of past research and teaching experience, statements of research and teaching philosophies, and future plans. The applicant should also provide the names of three references. All materials should be submitted using the University of South Dakota online employment website at Review of applications will begin on January 4, 2021 and continue until the positions are filled.

Diversity and developing an inclusive and supportive environment for all is part of the University of South Dakota’s strategic plan ( The Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences strives to embrace diversity in all its forms – identity, culture, background, abilities, and opinions.