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South Dakota State University
Biology & Microbiology
South Dakota
Posted: 02/27/2017
Assistant Professor - Cell Biology

The South Dakota State University Department of Biology & Microbiology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Cell Biology with emphasis on mammalian models. This is a 9-month, full-time position beginning August, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter with a workload expectation of 50% teaching and 50% research. Minimum qualifications include completion of the PhD degree (or equivalent) in Cell Biology or closely related field by the time of application, a track record of productivity in cell biology, and experience in lecture or laboratory instruction. Post-doctoral experience in cell biology, successful acquisition of competitive research funding, optical microscopy background, and implementation of evidence-based teaching practices are preferred.

The ideal proposed research program will include a component relevant to the missions of the Agricultural Experiment Station.  The position is open until filled with full consideration given to applications received by March 31, 2017. For questions on the position, contact Dr. Yajun Wu at or (605) 688-5974. To apply, visit, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128.  SDSU is an AA/EEO employer. The department actively seeks to increase social and intellectual diversity among its faculty. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply.