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Assistant Professor
Post Date: 08/12/2019
Close Date: 09/30/2019
North Dakota State University

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$70,000 and above

Fargo, ND

Job Description:
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at North Dakota State University invites applications for tenure-track faculty position in Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Organic Chemistry at the rank of Assistant Professor, with appointment beginning on August 16, 2020 or earlier.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish externally funded research programs, teach and mentor graduate students. Responsibility includes teaching basic level Pharmaceutical Organic Chemistry to Pharmacy and pre-Pharmacy students.

A competitive salary and a start-up package will be provided commensurate with qualifications and experience. Currently, the department has 14 faculty members, 30 doctoral students and several post-doctoral fellows/research associates. The department , participates in two large NIH-funded programs: the Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in Pancreatic Cancer as well as the DaCCoTA clinical and translational research program. Faculty in the department are funded by several NIH , NSF and AHA grants in drug delivery, obesity, diabetes, cancer, and respiratory, renal and cardiovascular pharmacology. Fargo is a rapidly growing city with renowned organizations and companies such as Sanford Health, Aldevron, Microsoft Corp., and Deere & Company (John Deere). Additional information about the Department and University can be obtained at www.ndsu.edu/pharmacy.
Review of applications will begins on September 30, 2019, and continue until the position is filled. Submit CV, description of research interests, future research plans, statement of teaching philosophy, and names and contact information of three references electronically to the following link:
NDSU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. ยง 23-12-10.

Minimum Requirements:
Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in Medicinal Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, or closely related field and should have at least two years of postdoctoral experience with a strong record of scholarship, publications, and effective oral and written communication skills and should possess good interpersonal skills.
Preferred Requirements:
Preference will be given to applicants with training and research expertise in broad aspects of Pharmaceutical Sciences, as well as with a strong teaching experience.

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