Assistant or Associate Professor - Neuroscience

Job Type: 
Tenure Track Faculty
University of South Dakota
The Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences at the University of South Dakota’s Sanford School of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in Neuroscience or a related discipline and at least two years of post-doctoral experience. We seek an energetic, interactive and collaborative individual who employs genetic and/or neuroimaging expertise in human and/or animal subjects research to address questions in the areas of stress/trauma, substance abuse or brain injury. Applicant’s research area/s should be able to interact with those of other members of the university-wide Center for Brain and Behavior Research ( Leadership opportunities within the Center for Brain and Behavior Research are a possibility for interested and qualified applicants. Successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent, externally funded research program, participate in teaching graduate or medical students, and help grow USD’s neurobehavioral research community. Excellent start-up funds, state-funded salary commensurate with experience and state-of-the-art research facilities in the Lee Medical Science Building (Vermillion, SD) will be provided. Application should include curriculum vitae, a summary of past research and teaching experience, a statement research interests and future plans highlighting the relevance to the current job description, as well as the names of three references. All materials should be sent to The University of South Dakota online employment website at Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2017 and continue until position is filled. Women and individuals from diverse ethnic, religious, cultural, and social backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. AA/EOE.