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Assistant/Associate Professor in Pharmacology

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Posting Details

Position Information

Opening Number: 1700423
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Pharmacology
Position Number: 00019532
FTE: 1.0
Salary: 85,000+
Benefits Eligibility: Benefited - includes retirement plan and full coverage for family health insurance
Search by Group: Faculty/Lecturers
Division: Academic Affairs
Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences

Position Summary Information

Position Description:

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.
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 13 faculty members, 30 doctoral students and 6 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 University can be obtained at
Application deadline is March 15, 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. Kristine Steffen, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, e-mail: or 701-231-5177.
NDSU is an equal opportunity institution. Women and traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

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.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to applicants with training and research expertise in cancer (Cancer Biology, Animal Tumor model, pancreatic cancer, Cancer Genetics), and research areas that complement existing departmental strengths.

Physical Demands:
Screening Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Search Type: Internal/External Simultaneously: Open to all applicants
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Special Conditions:
No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Veteran’s Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.
Location (City, State): Fargo, ND

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Department
    • Bismarck Tribune
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Fargo Forum
    • JobsHQ
    • Friend/Co-worker/Family member
    • Job Service of North Dakota
    • NDSU Employee
    • NDSU Website
    • Other newspaper (Please specify below)
    • Professional Publication/Organization Website
    • University Placement Office
    • Inside Higher Education
    • Other (Please specify below)
  2. If Other, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. Are you a North Dakota resident?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you qualify for North Dakota veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. If yes, list exact dates of service:

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. Do you qualify for North Dakota disabled veteran's preference?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Research Plan
Optional Documents
  1. Veterans Preference Claim Form (DD214)
  2. Veterans Administration Letter
  3. Other Document 1